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Today we’re excited to hear about a day in the life of a mover and a shaker in corporate philanthropy. Prior to joining the JPMorgan Chase Foundation, Ruthie Ackerman was an award-winning journalist who focused on women, wealth, and politics. Read More.

Sometimes, finding your dream job is only an email away.
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Want to keep on top of the world's greatest ideas in social change? Check out our new video featuring the visionaries of the 2012 Fellowship class.

Last week, our friends at GOOD launched a new website that aims to be a collaborative space to learn and take action to drive social change around the world. Read more.

The Social Good Summit, a three-day conference where "big ideas meet new media to create innovative solutions" to drive social change concluded tonight at New York City's 92Y and digitally around the world. Read More.

David Purdy exemplifies the winding path we celebrate at Work on Purpose. His career has included onerous years as the manager of a loan company, underpaid gigs as an actor and musician and now finally the deep fulfillment of teaching. We sat down with David to learn more about his heart at work.Read More.

We're delighted to announce the two mini-grant winners to receive funding from Echoing Green and GOODmaker. Read more about "HIPS After Dark" and "The Village Voice."

"I help weave and build the ecosystem for alternatives to college and spread the stories of people who have crafted creative learning paths." Read more about Weezie's Typical Tuesday.

We just closed the submission phase of our Echoing Green and GOODmaker challenges. Now it's time for you to vote for the winners. Read More.

Recently launched by Jonathan Lewis, the video series iOnPoverty aims to help aspiring changemakers "learn from the social entrepreneurs who have the jobs they want." The videos are succinct, uncensored, honest, and—most importantly—helpful. Watch our favorites.