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The Uncollege MovementAs millions of young people around the country graduate from college, others—spurred by the anticipation of astronomical student loans and the harsh reality that a college degree no longer guarantees a job—join the uncollege movement. Read more.


Watch incredible commencement speeches from the likes of Michelle Obama and Ira Glass. Then write the first line of the speech you would want to give to a graduating class of college seniors. Read more.


Echoing Green Fellow Kennedy Odede delivered Wesleyan’s senior commencement address with a riveting seven minute speech that ended with all 713 graduates repeating after him to “Promise to champion hope throughout the world.”Read more.



Allison’s work is so much more than the work she is paid to do. We interviewed Allison to hear what it’s like to balance all of her fascinating commitments and passions on a “typical Tuesday.” Read more.


If you are looking for a workplace that aligns with your purpose, take a look below. This month’s social impact job list includes exciting global opportunities from an array of organizations that we think drive positive change into the world. Read more.


Echoing Green's Show the World What Moves You Challenge received incredible photos and stories from social innovators around the world. Check out the Grand Prize Winner and the four great Runner Up Submissions. Read more.


"My earliest memory about a career aspiration was probably the 1984 LA Summer Olympics and wanting to be Mary Lou Retton or Carl Lewis." Says Ben Duda, executive director of Americorps Alums.Read his Heart at Work Interview.

Echoing Green Earth Day
Echoing Green Senior Vice President Lara Galinsky reflects on three crucial learnings since launching Work on Purpose.Read more.


Our quick read on the top tweets, news, and buzz circulating in the field of changemaking. This past week: reducing the gap between male and female founders, making social entrepreneurship more mainstream, and responding to David Brooks.Read more.


If you are looking for a workplace that aligns with your purpose, take a look below. This month’s social impact job list includes exciting global opportunities from an array of organizations that we think drive positive change into the world. Read more.

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