archive : February 2018

The Empowerment Experiment: #WomenWednesday Honors Maggie Anderson

Maggie Anderson's book outlining her family's Empowerment Experiment.

As Black History Month comes to a close, we want to reflect on ways we can all become more mindful of supporting minority-owned businesses in our communities. As a result, we’d like to dedicate this week’s #WomenWednesday to Maggie Anderson – businesswoman, activist, author, and the co-founder of The Empowerment Experiment. Prior to becoming well-known […]

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Black History Month: Support for Black-Owned Social Enterprises

Rhys Powell, founder of Red Rabbit

Black History Month is a time to celebrate the incredible achievements of African Americans in the U.S.  In our first February post, we talked about how important it is to consider these achievements in entrepreneurship. Today we want to highlight a few black-owned social enterprises we think are doing really amazing things in this space […]

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Client Innovation: Social Enterprise in the Spotlight with NeighborWorks America

Here at CiTTA Partnership, we’re all about empowering our clients’ sustainable social impact. So there’s nothing more rewarding than seeing the successful ways our clients continue to drive social innovation forward. This winter, our past client NeighborWorks America (NWA) partnered with the Stanford Social Innovation Review to share all of the exciting details of their […]

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Black History Month: #WomenWednesday Honors Dorothy Richardson

Dorothy Richardson

Black History Month calls for learning more about leaders who haven’t always received the recognition they deserve. That’s why today’s #WomenWednesday post is dedicated to Dorothy Richardson – a community activist who inspired the national field of urban development. “Fix the houses – not tear down the whole neighborhood.” Richardson was a housewife in the […]

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Black History Month: Support for MBEs

Today kicks off Black History Month – an annual month-long observance not only in the U.S., but also in Canada, the UK, and the Netherlands. It denotes the annual celebration of achievements by African-Americans in U.S. History. Black History Month was formally recognized in 1976 by President Gerald Ford. However, the origins of Black History […]

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