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Accountability – Work Place Support for Staff – How to Deal with Domestic Violence

When Domestic Issues Affect Work No matter how well a business operates there are circumstances that can occur beyond the control of an organization. It is important to have resources available to assist. One issue that is extremely difficult to address is domestic violence. Kiffy Werkheiser, of the James House, provides this information to help […] more...

By  on May 29, 2014
Greg Fairchild and the UVA Darden School of Business lead a prison entrepreneurial program at Dillwynn Correctional Institute

Accountability lessons from prison

Standing in the Sally port waiting to enter Dillwyn Correctional Institute on a clear spring afternoon, a cold reality of prison life encloses each instructor. The course they are about to lead is an experiment to prepare inmates for successful re-entry to society. Can convicted felons operate a successful business after they complete their sentence? […] more...

By  on April 19, 2014
Community business work with local non-profits

Social Capital – A surprising reminder for entrepreneurs

Social Capital – A surprising reminder for entrepreneurs Dr. John Thomas of the UVA Cooper Center presented a summary of how communities are using a new approach to address challenging socio-economic situations at the Crater Community Hospice breakfast meeting at Virginia State University on April 2, 2014. The breakfast commemorated the 20th year of service […] more...

By  on April 11, 2014