social good

Sep 19
Posted by Robby Montgomery to Daily Point of Light, Volunteer Stories, social good

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.”

Sep 08
Posted by Robby Montgomery to Tracy Hoover, social good, Corporate Social Responsibility

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.

Oct 02
Posted by cmurphy to social good

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

Oct 01
Posted by cmurphy to social good, Social Media

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.