Social Justice and Equality

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 10: Reduced Inequalities and Goal 16: Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions.

photo of Deborah Gibbins of Mary Kay, Inc. at the launch of the Women's Entrepreneurship AcceleratorMary Kay Inc.

Mary Kay, Inc. Aims to Empower Women Through Women's Entrepreneurship Accelerator

The Women’s Entrepreneurship Accelerator will offer a guided digital curriculum, on-the-ground training and mentorship while working to eliminate roadblocks for women in business.
this photo shows women and children in Zambia walking a long distance for clean water

The Quest for Water: Elizabeth De Wetter Organizes 6K Fundraiser to Build Wells in Zambia

The Ignite Retreat alumnus has organized a campaign that lets anyone participate in the upcoming World Vision Global 6K for Water event while promoting clean water awareness.
this photo shows the celebrity appeal of Social Bite Cafe and the World's Big Sleep Out

Scottish Social Venture Leads World's Big Sleep Out Fundraiser for the Homeless

Alice Thompson and Josh Littlejohn, founders of social venture Social Bite Cafe in Edinburgh, have recruited celebrities like Will Smith, Helen Mirren and Chris Martin for the December 2019 event.
Eight Million Stories

This Houston Organization Aims to Break the School-to-Prison Pipeline for Disadvantaged Youths

Eight Million Stories, founded by Marvin Pierre, helps young ex-offenders, age 16-18, re-enter society, complete their GEDs and find jobs.

"Discover Your Power": Once Homeless, Caterer Stephanie Terry Now Creates Living-Wage Jobs for the Disenfranchised

The owner of Sweeties Southern and Vegan Catering, this social entrepreneur once met with President George W. Bush to raise awareness of abysmal conditions in some homeless shelters.

Oglethorpe University Partners with TheDream.US to Provide Scholarships to Qualified Immigrant Students

Oglethorpe President Larry Schall said DREAMers are "among our most accomplished students and young alumni."