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Accelerator program picks 21 social enterprises helping refugees, trafficked persons

Thane Kreiner, executive director of the Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University, said, "These problems are not going to get smaller. They're probably going to get larger, and we need ways to address them that restore dignity and agency to individuals."

North Korean detainee speaks about his ordeal

Kim Hak Song said he was unaware that conversations had been going on between the United States and North Korea — most of the time he didn't even see sunlight or know what day it was. But he said he had had dreams of being inside Trump's car and the American people clapping for him.

Social entrepreneurship workshops come to California in July

The Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Santa Clara University in California has been running short workshops for social entrepreneurs all over the world. Now, through a partnership with Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County, a pilot program is coming to the United States. 

Coffee shops brew a cup of community at Los Angeles churches

The Field Hospital: "People are still craving a community, a hub, a place to call home, a place to nest. That is still alive and well and that place can still be a church."