UPCOMING SEA-LA MEETINGS 2014
LAST MONDAYS OF EVERY MONTH
April 12-16 Summit in Nashville
May 19 Educational Program
June 30 Site Visit
July 28 Educational Program
Aug 25 NO MEETING
Sept 29 Site Visit
Oct 27 Educational Program
Dec 11 Holiday Party
ALL MEETINGS WILL BE $15 for non-members, $10 for students and FREE for SEA National Members (see list on right to see if you are current)
Q. What is a social enterprise?
A. A social enterprise is an organization or venture that achieves its primary social or environmental mission using business methods. The social needs addressed by social enterprises and the business models they use are as diverse as human ingenuity. Social enterprises build a more just, sustainable world by applying market-based strategies to today's social problems.
Q. Are all social enterprises nonprofits?
A. The social enterprise movement includes both nonprofits that use business models to pursue their mission and for-profits whose primary purposes are social. Social mission is primary and fundamental; the organizational form depends on what will best advance the social mission.
Q. Where do "social entrepreneurs" fit in?
A. Social entrepreneurs are individuals who pursue opportunities to create pattern-breaking change in inequitable systems, whether through social enterprises or other means.
Support for the SEEED Commission Act HR 2043
David Cicilline [D-RI1]
CO-SPONSORS so far...
Connolly, Gerald [D-VA11]
Enyart, William [D-IL12]
Hanabusa, Colleen [D-HI1]
Langevin, James “Jim” [D-RI2]
McCollum, Betty [D-MN4]
Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY10]
Welch, Peter [D-VT0]
Wilson, Frederica [D-FL24]
Pocan, Mark [D-WI2]
Lee, Barbara [D-CA13]
Van Hollen, Chris [D-MD8]
Schiff, Adam [D-CA28]
Costa, Jim [D-CA16]
Waxman, Henry [D-CA33]
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