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From Day Care Coffee Shops to Violence-Ending Fashion

 - May 31, 2014
From day care coffee shops to fashion to end violence, these training-offering social enterprises understand the value in teaching and sustaining skills, especially to people in need. When it comes to social entrepreneurship, especially those organizations that offer services, many seem to resort to a model like the following: employ disadvantaged communities and offer them training that will support them in gaining stable long-term employment opportunities.

Training-offering social enterprises operate in a number of different industries from food and fashion to sports and web but they all have a people-focused mission in mind. It would be interested to track these kinds of initiatives in order to see what kinds of skills are needed over time, a sort of alternative labor history.