Education and Community Development

The Sullivan Foundation is committed to promoting the efforts of our partner schools and the social enterprise sector to advance the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Here we provide news coverage related to Goal 4: Quality Education; Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth; and Goal 11: Sustainable Cities and Communities.

Blog: Do Moral Values Exist in Manufacturing?

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If we want people to be attracted to the manufacturing industry, then the heads of companies need to break the toxic cycle of distrust and engage with one another differently.

Blog: The 17 M's of Manufacturing

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As baby boomers retire from manufacturing, it will be increasingly difficult to fill the open positions if things do not change. We need to figure out how to fill this shortfall.

The 'Invisible Front Lines': How Brenau University Helps Unseen and Forgotten Populations Survive the Pandemic

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With some shelters closed down and services reduced, the current climate has particularly impacted low-income, inadequately housed and homeless populations and those struggling with mental illness.
this photo shows a group of five women involved with Feed the Front Line Charlotte as they get ready to deliver meals to the needy

Davidson College Alumnus Helps Spearhead Feed the Front Line Charlotte Initiative

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Launched as a youth-led grassroots campaign, Feed the Front Line Charlotte is modeled on similar initiatives helping both healthcare workers and local restaurants in several cities around the U.S.
a photo of Kerry Mills of Mary Baldwin University getting ready to deliver meals to a family during the pandemic

Mary Baldwin University Staff and Students Find Myriad Ways to Help Community in Pandemic

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MBU art history professor Kerry Mills has been delivering free meals to Richmond, Va. families in need three days a week.
this photo shows a character featured in the Papinee Club, a children's program on YouTube

Social Enterprise Takes Kids on Global Journey of the Imagination to Cope With Pandemic

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Inspired by the stories his mother told him in childhood, Dev Suj founded Papinee, which offers storytelling kits and free programming on Youtube for kids coping with the pandemic.