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What’s Your Type? Finding a Job That Fits Your Values

Are you at the right job to enable your most important values to come to life?

Jenna used to work at a prestigious consulting firm that paid well and helped advance the skills she acquired in her recent MBA program. Her employer talked authentically about values and citizenship. She participated once a year in a company-sponsored volunteer day and spent a few hours a month on community outreach activities. But Jenna (a pseudonym, by the way) was miserable.

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Using Dairy to Build a Prison Reform Moovement

Drinking local milk in New York City can help the state reform its prison system. At least, that's the argument of social enterprise Milk Not Jails.

Picture the good old days when a network of family farms just outside a city provided food for nearby urban eaters—an early 20th-century reality that seems quaint from the perspective of someone navigating today's globalized agricultural system. While local food activists are working hard to rebuild that economic connection, a less savory relationship between cities and their rural surroundings has largely taken the place of an agricultural one in New York State—one with more to do with drug offenses than corn subsidies.

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Online Agency Brands Social Enterprises for Corner Store Prices

Sexy branding shouldn't have to cost a fortune, according to a new online creative agency called Brands For The People

No matter how enticing the message or important the mission of a new nonprofit or startup, a website and logo that look like they've been slapped together for nothing will keep the idea from generating the buzz it needs to take off. Unfortunately, many social entrepreneurs who are just starting off can barely afford to pay rent on an office, let alone shell out thousands of dollars to branding strategists to coach them through their launch.

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