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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.


When you reach your moment of obligation, there’s no turning back. We're asking the applicants for the 2012 Echoing Green Fellowship to share their moments with you, but we want to know, what's yours? Read more.

Jasmine Beach-Ferrara
Echoing Green chaplain Jasmine Beach-Ferrara contemplates what moves people not just to care, but also to act. Read more.



Mehr Qureshi is a Program Officer at Equality Now, an international organization that works for the protection and promotion of the rights of women and girls worldwide. We asked Mehr to describe her Typical Tuesday in her own words. Read more.


Our quick read on the top tweets, news, and buzz circulating in the field of changemaking. This past week: inspiring infographics, World Water Day, planning for the unknown, and acknowledging your own social impact.Read more.


Jimmie Briggs is one of the most respected human rights advocates in the field of journalism and has produced seminal reporting on the lives of war-affected youth and children soldiers and survivors of sexual violence. Read more.

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