Getting Beyond Hype: Four Questions to Predict Real Impact. REBEL8 2014 Spring Lookbook. REBEL8 is back with its latest lookbook for Spring 2014.
Shot by Dylan Bartolini-Volk and modeled by Mark Doble, the lookbook exhibits a selection of hoodies and pullovers emblazoned with the label’s signature script and logo, while denim jackets draw inspiration from vintage motorcycle apparel and button-up shirts see updated “zeus” prints. Flannel shirts and khaki pants are reoccurring staples each season, while trademark headwear designs further the label’s gritty aesthetics. What Drug Dealers Can Teach Struggling Young Creatives.
Alexa Clay writes and speaks about underground and grassroots innovation, technological advancements, economic shifts, and the power of individuals whom she empathetically labels as misfits.
These are the people living on the fringes of society, ranging from drug dealers to hermits. She’s profiling many of these mavericks in The Misfit Economy, a book co-written by Kyra Maya Phillips, that will be published by Simon & Schuster in May 2015. HOW TO: Make a $5 wind-powered phone charger for your bike How To Make a $5 Cell Phone Bike Charger. Oglala tribal member going to court in attempt to end injunction barring him from growing hemp. FARGO, North Dakota — Alex White Plume thought his decade-long wait to produce industrial hemp on a South Dakota Indian reservation was ending when the federal government softened its stance on marijuana enforcement and lawmakers expanded the development of hemp under certain circumstances.
But federal prosecutors in South Dakota refuse to lift an injunction against White Plume that prevents the enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Nation from growing the crop. "One thing that really hurts my feelings is to get treated as minorities," White Plume told The Associated Press. "We have always been here. We have superior standing. " Hemp can be used to make clothing, lotion and many other products, but growing it has been illegal under federal law because it is a type of cannabis plant and looks like marijuana. White Plume's attorney, former U.S. Purdon said he's disappointed with the DOJ's position and says he plans to take legal action against the government. Welcome to Forbes. The Easy Solution To Getting Around Cities Might Have Been Developed Back In The 1930s. Car manufacturers still can’t figure out why Millennials aren’t buying vehicles.
Workplace Democracy in Nonprofit Organizations - Sustainable Economies Law Center. At our favorite local worker-owned cafe, Alchemy Collective Cafe in Berkeley, we recently asked the question: What do you get when you cross a worker cooperative with a 501(c)(3) nonprofit?
A worker self-directed nonprofit! We've started defining this as an organization in which all workers have the power to influence the realms and programs in which they work, the conditions of their workplace, their own career paths, and the direction of the organization as a whole. Watch the webinar “Worker Self Directed Nonprofits: Implementing Workplace Democracy in Nonprofit Organizations" "The nonprofit system has tamed a generation of activists. Building Creative Economies.
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At Creative Startups we believe in the power of creative entrepreneurs to create dynamic and prosperous communities. To support individuals and communities working in the creative industries we: Launch successful startups through Creative Startups Accelerator, the nation's first accelerator dedicated to creative entrepreneurs,Build community-based regional economic development strategies for success in the creative economy,Create dynamic partnerships to build capacity and resources for creative entrepreneurs and communities. Creative entrepreneurs drive global change, create economic value and promote cultural tradition and innovation. History of Creative Startups. Eddie Huang & Elena Bergeron: Pop Culture: Our Most Powerful Weapon. Shark Tank Episode Tree T Pee Full HD. Collective Impact. Large-scale social change requires broad cross-sector coordination, yet the social sector remains focused on the isolated intervention of individual organizations.
S ee also: " Roundtable on Collective Impact " " Channeling Change: Making Collective Impact Work " " Understanding the Value of Backbone Organizations in Collective Impact " The “Four Cs” of 21st Century Education. Most of us know that “there is a profound gap between the knowledge and skills most students learn in school and the knowledge and skills they need in typical 21st century communities and workplaces.”
So states the Partnership for 21st Century Skills, a national organization comprised of both business (Apple, Intel, Adobe, HP) and education (National Education Association, Pearson, Scholastic) leaders, committed to “fusing the three Rs and four Cs.” As an advocate for the skills of innovation, I’m thrilled to see attention now placed on these Four Cs, with 14 states, including Illinois, having signed on to adopt the Partnership framework as a way to ready K-12 students for the 21st century. Most of us know the three Rs are reading, writing and arithmetic, but what are the Cs? Start up lessons from Patron Billionaire John Paul DeJoria. Identifies Attributes of the Global, Socially-Conscious Consumer.
Half of Consumers under Age 40 Willing to Pay Extra for Products and Services from Socially-Responsible Companies CONTACT: Jennifer Frighetto, email@example.com, 847.605.5686 NEW YORK –March 27, 2012 – Sixty three percent of global, socially-conscious consumers are under age 40, they consult social media when making purchase decisions and are most concerned about environmental, educational and hunger causes, according to a new study from Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights into what consumers watch and buy.
Nielsen’s Global Corporate Citizenship Survey of more than 28,000 Internet respondents in 56 countries shows that 46 percent of global consumers are willing to pay extra for products and services from companies that have implemented programs to give back to society. Nielsen defines these consumers as socially-conscious consumers. Business Model Canvas Explained.