Tag Archives: mitch landrieu
Posted on 08. Feb, 2010 by Andrew.
This past weekend was a big one for New Orleans – not just because of the Saints’ Super Bowl victory over the Colts but also the landslide victory for Mitch Landrieu in the election for mayor that took place on Saturday. Landrieu’s job will not be an easy one, to say the least. As we […]
Posted on 04. Feb, 2010 by Andrew.
No, it’s not just that the Saints are going to the Super Bowl − it’s Lieutenant Governor Mitch Landrieu’s candidacy for the mayor of New Orleans. This Saturday’s election in New Orleans features the latest in a string of campaigns in which a candidate’s core messages include social innovation or civic engagement. Lt. Gov. Landrieu, […]
Posted on 17. Apr, 2009 by Andrew.
Yesterday morning was an amazing day for advancing social innovation. Never before have I seen the worlds of social innovation and government so fused together. In my opening remarks when introducing LA Lt. Governor Mitch Landrieu at our armchair keynote at the Social Enterprise Summit, I spoke about how confident I was that fusing these […]
Posted on 16. Apr, 2009 by Andrew.
I am here at the Social Enterprise Alliance (SEA) Summit, getting ready to give an armchair keynote with the Lt. Governor of Louisiana, Mitch Landrieu. The Lt. Governor started the first ever Office of Social Entrepreneurship in the country. I used to be a Social Enterprise Alliance board member, and we at Root Cause have […]
Posted on 11. Feb, 2009 by Andrew.
Over the past year, we have seen tremendous excitement about the possibility that an Obama Administration would spur the advancement of social innovation. On the campaign trail, Obama consistently spoke about opening some sort of office within the White House that would focus on advancing innovation for social impact. Now that time is close. Possibly […]