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Social Innovation Symposium

Graduate School of Social Work Professor Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Professor Stephanie Berzin, Eric Schwarz, Earl Phalen, and Jim Laughlin
Social Innovation Program co-directors, Professor Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Professor Stephanie Berzin with Symposium speakers: Eric Schwarz, Co-Founder and CEO of Citizen Schools; Earl Phalen, CEO of Reach Out and Read, Founder of Summer Advantage USA, and Co-founder and former CEO of BELL; and Jim Laughlin, Director of Communications for Life Is Good.

FEBRUARY 7, 2012

A conversation among three social entrepreneurs working to bring social innovation to the nonprofit, for-profit, and public sectors was organized by the Boston College Graduate School of Social Work in partnership with the undergraduate Capstone Program. The symposium aimed to foster interest in the growing field of social innovation, particularly for Boston College students considering social justice and social responsibility as focal points of their post-college lives. The symposium speakers were the CEOs and Directors of Reach Out and Read, Life Is Good, and Citizen Schools.

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