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Summer 2018

Volume 16, Number 3

A new generation of wealthy philanthropists are using a model borrowed from the for-profit world—the limited liability corporation, or LLC—as the vehicle for their philanthropic activity. This trend is examined closely in the Summer 2018 issue of Stanford Social Innovation Review, in the cover story, “Is the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative the Future of Philanthropy?,” and the Case Study, “Giving in the Light of Reason.”

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The Code for Success

By Festus Iyorah 1

Girls Coding, a free after-school and weekend program run by Pearls Africa Foundation, seeks to create a pathway out of poverty and bring its students into Nigeria’s male-dominated technology sector.

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Beyond the Block

By Kyle Coward

Chicago’s My Block My Hood My City uses the concept of travel to get young, low-income residents more connected with their city.

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