Social Change

Walden University Survey Reveals Younger Adults are Believed to be More Passionate About Positive Social Change

Insights also indicate that older adults are seen as being able to make more of a difference than younger adults
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Walden University's 2014 Social Change Impact Report reveals social change agents focus on the long term and that both younger and older generations have important roles in fostering positive social change. 

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Walden University's 2014 Social Change Impact Report reveals social change agents focus on the long term and that both younger and older generations have important roles in fostering positive social change. 

Digging Deep with Paul Hawken

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Today on Sea Change Radio we begin our two-part discussion with Paul Hawken, thought-leader, author and environmentalist, perhaps best known as the co-founder of the gardening supply chain Smith & Hawken.

More of Today’s Social Change Agents Focus on the Future Than the Present

People feel they could be doing more for social change, and there is more work to be done
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Read the entire report: 2014 Social Change Impact Report

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Read the entire report: 2014 Social Change Impact Report

STAR India Demonstrates the Role of Media in Driving Social Change

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On Sunday, October 5th, STAR India's groundbreaking social awareness series Satyamev Jayate returned for its third season. With their discussions of road safety, the LGBT community, and the positive impacts of sports, the new episodes have continued to deliver on SMJ's commitment to address India's most pressing social concerns, and by introducing a new live show, STAR is working more than ever to make sure its audience can have their voices heard.

Walden University Celebrates Ninth Annual Global Days of Service Volunteer Effort

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MINNEAPOLIS, October 8, 2014 /3BL Media/ —Walden University’s annual Global Days of Service, a worldwide weeklong volunteer celebration, underscores the university’s mission of social change by encouraging all members of its community to get involved and make a difference.

2013 Scholar of Change: Bakali Mukasa

Walden University Ph.D. in Health Services student is working to help improve livelihoods and build hope for underprivileged children and families in rural communities of Uganda.
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Born into an uneducated and improvised family with 18 siblings in a remote village in central Uganda, Bakali Mukasa's parents sturggled to sufficiently apply for the family's basic needs. As his siblings all dropped out of school, Bakali challenged himself to continue with education as he believed it was the pathway to a better future. At the age of 9, he walked five miles to and from farms to collect water on his head for sale to raise tuition.

2011 Scholar of Change: Jeff Lubsen

Walden University M.S. in Mental Health Counseling student, works to improve healthcare for LGBT individuals and their families.
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Jeff Lubsen had wanted to be a psychologist since he was in the fifth grade but situations earlier in his life derailed his passion. When he again decided to proceed with this career path, he knew that his current career would be about making sure that mental healthcare and other healthcare providers are culturally competent and there is no significant disparity in the quality and accessibility of healthcare to minority populations, sexual minorities in particular.

A Heart for Humanitarian Efforts

Being part of a global community that stands up for humanity isn’t everyone’s mission, but for one Ph.D. in Psychology student at Walden University, it’s her destiny.
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Walden University doctoral student Courtney Skiera focuses her humanitarian efforts in Uganda where helping refugee populations in slums and rescuing women from sex trafficking are her every day work. 

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Walden University doctoral student Courtney Skiera focuses her humanitarian efforts in Uganda where helping refugee populations in slums and rescuing women from sex trafficking are her every day work. 

The Sam Bernstein Law Firm and CBS EcoMedia Partner to Help Detroit PAL Empower More Detroit Youth

Funding supports 15-passenger van to serve more than 700 youth each year
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July 31, 2014 /3BL Media/ - In support of Detroit youth development through athletic, academic and leadership programs, The Sam Bernstein Law Firm has partnered with CBS EcoMedia to help Detroit PAL offer safe, reliable transportation to the children served by its programs. Through funding provided by The Sam Bernstein Law Firm, Detroit PAL is able to expand the access of its programs to more youth in Detroit through the purchase of a 15-passenger van.

Watch: When is Business at its Best?

Join the movement to drive shared value at your organization
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Let's work together to make business better. Watch the 90-second motiongraphic to learn how the Shared Value Initiative supports shared value work around the world.

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Let's work together to make business better. Watch the 90-second motiongraphic to learn how the Shared Value Initiative supports shared value work around the world.

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