Community Care Through a Sense of Belonging

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by Annie Makela, Founding Director of the Scott Center for Social Entrepreneurship

In our January newsletter, we shared our thinking about what attributes and mindsets are connected to being a changemaker. We heard from many of you with suggestions, ideas, …

2021: The Year of Youth Changemakers?!

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by Founding Director of the Scott Center for Social Entrepreneurship, Annie Makela

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January in schools has always served as more of an exclamation point than a period. This year in particular, I found myself ending more sentences …

These Are a Few of Ms. Mak’s Favorite Things

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by Annie Makela, Founding Director of the Scott Center for Social Entrepreneurship

It has never been more critical to be mindful of how our holiday shopping and eating can be a powerful tool for social change. For many small businesses …

Action and Agency

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by Annie Makela, Founding Director of the Scott Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Hillbrook School

From pediatric cancer to climate change, from racial justice to homelessness and foster care, from small business support to pandemic recovery response, young people care …

Creativity in the Age of COVID

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by Annie Makela, Founding Director of the Scott Center for Social Entrepreneurship at Hillbrook School

I’ve always been a lover of school supplies, from perfectly packaged felt tip pens to colorful Post-Its to new paper notebooks. I’m also a person …