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The Unfinished Social Entrepreneur

By Jonathan C. Lewis

In accepting responsibility for social entrepreneurship, you and I accept the inescapable tension between two very legitimate impulses: the impulse to respect a community, and the impulse to change it.

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By Alicia Clegg

Vi-Ability uses football to get disengaged British youth interested in acquiring the skills and experience necessary to succeed.

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Rediscovering Social Innovation

By James A. Phills Jr., Kriss Deiglmeier, & Dale T. Miller 13

Social entrepreneurship and social enterprise have become popular rallying points for those trying to improve the world. These two notions are positive ones, but neither is adequate when it comes to understanding and creating social change in all of its manifestations. The authors make the case that social innovation is a better vehicle for doing this. They also explain why most of today's innovative social solutions cut across the traditional boundaries separating nonprofits, government, and for-profit businesses.