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From Change.org: A week after the tragic earthquake hit Haiti, many organizations seeking to send relief funds have turned to text messaging as a quick and easy way to allow people to donate. The Red Cross alone has raised $22 million in cell phone donations in the last week. But the question lingering in the air was “When will the …
Jon Silvius reflects on a life of creation care in service to God. Read full original post.
Timothy Spicer, a College Summit Peer at Wakefield High School in Arlington, Virginia, introduced President Obama when he gave his “back to school speech” on September 8. College Summit, run by JB Schramm, a 2006 Skoll social entrepreneur, helps students with no history of college in their families make the jump from high school to [...]
ONE is turning to its community of artists, friends, members and staff for their top picks on creative works that have enhanced their knowledge and understanding of the richness of African culture and arts. Today we have a recommendation from Dave Matthews.
The first time I heard Abdullah Ibrahim I was in my late teens or [...]
Julia Moulden, author of The New Radicals: A Manifesto for Reinventing Yourself and Changing the World, put up a great piece on the Huffington Post over the weekend on the importance for economic development of educating girls. Skoll social entrepreneur Ann Cotton of Camfed, a “new radical” as Julia defines them, is featured. Among other [...]
We put out a press release yesterday about a series of grants approved by the Skoll Foundation board at its most recent meeting. You can read that here.
WASHINGTON, D.C. ? On Tuesday, June 16, the U.S. State Department released its ninth annual Trafficking in Persons Report ? which stands as the U.S. government?s official yardstick to measure the efforts of governments around the world in the fight against human trafficking.
By Rick Rusaw and Eric Swanson One of the key elements of Church Volunteer Central’s foundational theology is that every believer should be serving in ministry. But let’s face it- you can only use so many Sunday school teachers, children’s workers, and greeters. If every single believer is going to be in ministry, how are leaders supposed to find things …