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RADIO

SOCIAL ENTERPRISE ALLIANCE on KPFK

Listen to SEA-LA Board members, Holly Mosher, Cecily Jackson-Zapata and Betsy Densmore on KPFK talking about social enterprise

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TWO SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS CONSULTANTS RAPPING ABOUT SOCIAL ENTERPRISE

Listen to SEA National Board member, Cecily Jackson-Zapata (B-Corp law firm Sustainable Law Group) talk about the business of consulting and advising social enterprise businesses.

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A VISIT TO DOWNTOWN WOMEN'S CENTER

Listen to SEA Board Chair Joe Altepeter xplains how the Downtown Women’s Center is helping Los Angeles’ homeless women and explains why the organization set up workshops and numerous vocational, medical and mental health programs, and housing operations in Skid Row.

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SOCIAL ENTERPRISE - 3 WORLDS CAFE w/ CHEF ROY CHOI

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FILM

Bonsai People - The Vision of Muhammad Yunus: See Social Business in action.  This film follows the work of Muhammad Yunus from microcredit to social business and it is directed by SEA-LA's own Holly Mosher.

There are also great clips on his healthcare, energy, education, clothing companies here.

BOOKS

Enterprising Nonprofits: A Toolkit for Social Entrepreneurs, by J. Gregory Dees, Jed Emerson, and Peter Economy

Good to Great and the Social Sectors, by Jim Collins

How to Change the World: Social Entrepreneurs and the Power of New Ideas, by David Bornstein

Mission, Inc.: The Practitioners Guide to Social Enterprise, by Kevin Lynch and Julius Walls

Strategic Tools for Social Entrepreneurs: Enhancing the Performance of Your Enterprising Nonprofit, by J. Gregory Dees, Jed Emerson, and Peter Economy.

Succeeding at Social Enterprise: Hard-Won Lessons for Nonprofits and Social Entrepreneurs, by Social Enterprise Alliance

The Power of Unreasonable People: How Social Entrepreneurs Create Markets That Change the World, by John Elkington, Pamela Hartigan, and Klaus Schwab

Values-Driven Business: How to Change the World, Make Money, and Have Fun, by Ben Cohen and Mal Warwick


PUBLICATIONS

A Brief Guide to the Law of Mission Investing for U.S. Foundations, by Mark Kramer and Anne Stetson

Building a Performance Measurement System, by Root Cause

Business Planning for Enduring Social Impact: A Root Cause How-to Guide, by Andrew Wolk

Compounding Impact: Mission Investing by US Foundations, by Sarah Cooch and Mark Kramer

GOOD : GOOD is the integrated media platform for people who want to live well and do good. We are a company and community for the people, businesses, and NGOs moving the world forward. GOOD's mission is to provide content, experiences, and utilities to serve this community. GOOD currently produces a website, videos, live events, and a print magazine. Launched in September 2006, the company has garnered praise for its unique editorial perspective and fresh visual aesthetic and is quickly positioning itself as a significant new voice in our culture.

Impact Investing: Harnessing Capital Markets to Solve Problems at Scale, by Antony Bugg-Levine and John Goldstein

Investing for Social & Environmental Impact: A Design for Catalyzing an Emerging Industry, by Monitor Institute

Law and Choice of Entity on the Social Enterprise Frontier, by Thomas Kelley

Measuring Innovation: Evaluation in the Field of Social Entrepreneurship, by Mark R. Kramer

Money for Good: The US Market for Impact Investments and Charitable Gifts from Individual Donors and Investors, by Hope Consulting

New Frontiers in Mission-Related Investing, by F.B. Heron Foundation

Profiting from Purpose: Profiles of Success and Challenges in Eight Social Purpose Businesses, by Seedco

Risk, Return and Social Impact: Demystifying the Law of Mission Investing by U.S. Foundations, by Anne Stetson and Mark Kramer

Stanford Social Innovation Review : Our mission at SSIR is to share substantive insights and practical experiences that will help those who do the important work of improving society do it even better. The work of SSIR is guided by our values. "Social innovation" stands in our name for a reason: to remind our authors, our audience, and ourselves that this journal's purpose is to lead in the search for new and better ways of improving the lot of the world.

The Double Bottom Line: Lessons on Social Enterprise from Seedco's Nonprofit Venture Network 2001-2004, by Seedco

Triple Pundit : Triple Pundit is an innovative new-media company for the business community that cultivates awareness and understanding of the triple bottom line. We provide expert editorial coverage and group discussions on sustainable business in the 21st century.

What is the L3C?, by Americans for Community Development

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