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SDG 4: Education Focused Impact Members @ IHB

These words couldn’t be more profound because of education’s long-lasting effects for generations. Among the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), one of the most powerful goal is SDG 4 on Education that calls to ensure ‘inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’.  …

Director’s Perspective on ‘This Ain’t Normal’

On May 10th, Impact Hub Boston screened the documentary ‘This Ain’t Normal’ as part of an ongoing series of screening movies and documentaries that feature social causes. The well-attended screening was followed by a panel discussion with candidates running for the Suffolk County District Attorney position.…

Movies That Matter: ‘This Ain’t Normal’

In Middle English, the word ‘gang’ is defined as ‘set of things or people that go together’ according to dictionary.com. That definition isn’t that far off when describing the fraternity among gang members, who join together to form their own groups in the absence of father figures and role models.…

The Death of “Non-Profit”

Trump pollutes everything he touches. Now he has killed the term “non-profit” as a signal of public benefit and social good. “Non-profit” literally comes from an IRS designation for an organization that has been classified as having a tax-exempt purpose. It turns out that many of the organizations running the facilities used to house detained immigrant infants and young people for Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) turn out to be non-profits.…

Visibility for Impact Projects Worldwide – Impact Journalism Day

Since 2013, Impact Hub Boston (IHB) has attracted non-profit and for-profit social impact organizations to work within a collaborative space that promotes growth, positivity, and acceptance.  For a new venture, an important benefit of being located within this environment is the visibility that IHB affords to its members.…

Humans of Impact Hub: Christina Inge of Thoughtlight Makes Technology Friendly

Was there a moment in your life when you knew you needed to become a social innovator? Tell us about it. What led you to the work you’re doing now? My family has always been socially engaged. I grew up around social responsibility and I somewhat inherited the motive to continue this as I grew up.…

Water Action Based Companies at Impact Hub Boston

In Boston, access to a continuous stream of clean water is a given, however, the reality is that’s not the case throughout the world or even throughout the U.S.  That being the case, in order to create awareness about water sustainability issues and to encourage innovations as we look to the future, The United Nations has declared the 2018-2028 time period as the Water Action Decade.…

Movies That Matter: Decoding The Weather Machine

Movies That Matter IHB hosts many events throughout the year, often in collaboration with local organizations and businesses that work on mission-driven social causes.  One of them is an ongoing series called ‘Movies That Matter’ which features films, documentaries, and shorts on important social and environmental issues of our times.  …

SDGs: Pathways to Impactful Global Development

Visit Impact Hub Boston and you will see social entrepreneurs passionately working away on their global and local endeavors.  Ever wonder what these Hubbers have in common, other than sharing a common work space?  Chat with a Hubber and you might be surprised to learn that they have another common link – knowingly or not, many of us have been and are working towards achieving one of the SDGs.…