The guard at the youth detention center greeted the class by saying, “Good morning. In here we have all kinds of trash.” One of the students raised his hand and said to the guard, “You may not remember me, but my door was the last one on the right and you were the officer that checked me in on my fifteenth birthday. We’ve all made mistakes, but none of us are trash.”
If you watch Shark Tank, you can picture the set up – an “X” prize competition for social good: bright lights, big stage, tough judges and even tougher questions. Enter our Points of Light team, pitching our idea for bringing more precision to the world of purpose-driven change.
The Clinton Global Initiative annually convenes a community of global leaders to forge solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges. The mission of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) is to turn ideas into action.
I am convinced that cooperation, not conflict, will define this century
-- President Clinton, 2012
The Social Good Summit was this past week; such a great conference bringing together change agents and leaders all over the globe to share new initiatives and ideas. Here is a compilation of highlights from mashable, bloggers, YouTube and Pinterest we found over the internet.
Philanthropy is about using the resources you have at your fingertips to improve the world.