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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.

Cheryl Dorsey, Barbara Bush, Gabi Zedlmayer, and Courtney Martin are just a few of the many women driving social change around the world. Read more.

Our quick read on the top tweets, news, and buzz circulating in the field of changemaking this past week.


Rumor has it that once upon a time you could go to college, get good grades, receive training for a job, and expect to get (believe it or not) a job. Today, even the Department of Ed will tell you that’s not the case anymore. Read more.


Amber Rae is a motivational force of nature. Not only does Amber herself have purpose, but she has her finger on the pulse of purpose drivers everywhere. Read more.


Ever had an idea that was so crazy you were sure it would fail? Tell us.

After months of hard charging, we're booming with excitement to debut our new website. Of the many new features on the site, you'll discover articles and resources about the latest trends in social innovation, deeper profiles of Echoing Green Fellows, seamless integration with social media, and our interactive Work on Purpose platform that helps you build a career that's right for you and good for the world. Read more.

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