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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.

Lara Galinsky, Senior vice president of Echoing Green, published "Not Everyone Should Be a Social Entrepreneur" on the Harvard Business Review this morning.

"I’m a Senior Producer at ABC News, which means that I develop and produce stories for the Special Units at ABC News. The stories from law and justice, to medical, to business, to investigative, and division-wide booking—which is going after the big news makers." Read more about Teri's Typical Tuesday.

Echoing Green and GOODmaker are teaming up to launch two challenges to help you better understand and build deeper relationship with members of the community you most want to serve. Read More.

Pablo Toledo, creative director at Camino PR, is a digital artist and community filmmaker and is inspired by the power of personal narratives to create social change. Read More.