There’s a fundamental change happening right now. Corporate social responsibility is no longer in the footnotes of a company’s goals—it’s moving to the forefront. Giving back and integrating purpose into business is increasingly important to consumers, employees, and business leaders.
At the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, we understand the critical role of the private sector in creating vibrant communities. From community engagement to providing jobs—the strength of a locale and its people is directly tied to the strength of private sector investments.
Saving our Daughters (SOD) via actress, singer, and activist, Keke Palmer’s Cinderella Program and Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington (BGCGW), have joined together to launch an initiative called the “No Bullying Z
Piper Kerman, Coss Marte, and other contributing authors explore the businesses, entrepreneurs, and nonprofits connecting inmates and ex-offenders with jobs.
On June 11, U.S. Chamber Foundation launched America Working Forward: Hidden Workforce, a new project exploring employer-led programs that give inmates and ex-offenders training and support as they re-enter the workforce and hosted America Working Forward Live, an event featuring business leaders, nonprofits, and entrepreneurs building pathways for inmates and ex-offenders to join the workforce.
Real people are being hurt by the longest government shutdown in U.S. history. It’s been more than a month since millions of federal employees and contractors received their last paycheck, and there’s no end in sight.