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November 03, 2014
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Strength in Storytelling

In an era of big data, many nonprofits return to the ancient art of connecting on an individual level


Winter 2013 issue excerpt: "The fisherman shake their heads in disagreement about the importance of limiting fish catch ... even given the threat to fishing tomorrow. It is a rough, open, and honest exchange of ideas and concerns."

Health Leads, a Boston charity that recruits college-student volunteers to help low-income people connect with social services, can boast some terrific numbers. More than 4,000 volunteers have helped tens of thousands of people address urgent...

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