Other Interesting Blogs
POVERTY & OPPORTUNITY:
http://www.spotlightonpoverty.org/: An excellent place to find news and ideas relating to poverty and opportunity.
http://ehrenreich.blogs.com/barbaras_blog/2009/06/too-poor-to-make-the-news.html: From Barbara Ehrenreich, one of the leading journalists who writes about the struggles and hardships of low-income Americans.
http://www.povnet.org/blogs: This site aims to build an antipoverty community.
http://povertyblog.net/who/: Written by Bill Pitkin, Director of Domestic Programs at the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation.
http://www.povertyinsights.org/: A national dialogue on poverty, homelessness, and housing.
http://equityblog.org/: A community of voices, a movement for change.
http://thesocietypages.org/sociologylens/ A good source of material about inequality in access to opportunity in the U.S.
INVESTING IN SOCIAL CHANGE:
http://www.rootcause.org/blog: Root Cause is a leader in promoting investment in high-impact social change.
http://socialroi.com/: Discusses the types of returns on investment people can expect from their charitable investments.
http://www.p-sj.org/blog: Philanthropy for Social Justice and Peace.
http://blog.acumenfund.org/: The Acumen Fund for 10 years has been investing in solutions to poverty around the world.
http://sashadichter.wordpress.com/: Sasha Dichter is director of business development at the Acument Fund.
http://www.philanthropy.blogspot.com/: Philanthropy 2173: The business of giving.
http://www.svpseattle.org/news-resources/svp-1: The blog of Social Venture Partners, one of the largest groups in the U.S. practicing high-impact giving.
www.dowser.org: Written by David Bornstein, author of How You Can Change the World, this blog highlights examples of social entrepreneurship in practice.
http://www.ssireview.org/opinion/: Stanford Social Innovation Review.
http://gettingattention.org/: Nancy E. Schwartz is a consultant who helps nonprofits succeed through effective marketing.
http://www.bethkanter.org/: Beth Kanter discusses how networked nonprofits are using social media to power change.