Columbus

SEA Change: When We Support Social Entrepreneurs

SEA Change—The Social Enterprise Accelerator—is an organization that supports social entrepreneurs by helping them develop a sustainable business model, access funding and solidify their meaningful impact. In this episode, we talk with Lauren Edwards, director of SEA Change and owner of Next Step Business Consulting.

Lighting the Way with Eleventh Candle Co

Eleventh Candle Co is a social enterprise that seeks to redeem, restore, empower and equip those vulnerable to human trafficking, abuse, exploitation, and addiction. It is a way to employ women and empower them through work.

Serving with a Social Twist: Columbus Gives Back

Columbus Gives Back is a non-profit which provides social volunteer and philanthropic opportunities throughout central Ohio. Listen to them on our latest podcast!

How to Drive Success with EmpowerBus

I know we’ve been digging into some serious podcasts around trafficking, but this podcast is about a different kind of traffic: transportation.

A Story of Human Trafficking with April Thacker

In this podcast, we dive deeper into human trafficking in a conversation with April Thacker, the caseworker at Freedom a la Cart, to hear her story as a survivor of human trafficking

The Secrets of Creating Purpose Driven Companies with Storyforge & Haley Boehning

“87% of consumer believe that business needs to place an equal weight on society’s interest as it does its own business interest. Not only do they want their jobs to have meaning but they want the businesses that they interact with as consumers to have meaning”. ~ Haley Boehning

Tackling Human Trafficking with Freedom a la Cart & Paula Haines

Freedom a la Cart is a social enterprise here in Columbus, helping to provide a working environment that helps victims of human trafficking develop the skills they need to succeed.

The Inside Story of Refugee Resettlement with US Together & Nadia Kasvin

“We’re not here to help people to survive – they survived without us. We’re here to give them tools that will help empower them to succeed.” — Nadia Kasvin

Overcoming Addiction with Yoga & Taylor Hunt

Three percent. That’s your chance of recovery, once you’ve stuck a needle in your arm. Trini Foundation aims to impact that by sharing yoga with those in recovery.

How the Columbus Foundation Advanced Social Entrepreneurship with Emily Savors

So it started right at the end of 2008, which was the start of the Great Recession. We became concerned that nonprofits were facing unfavorable year ends with giving decreasing, so we decided to step in… and basically help non-profits generate revenue streams.