As SEE Change readers well know, one of the most challenging and critical roles of a social enterprise is to scale sustainable solutions. It’s applying our entrepreneurialism consistently, over time, to both the social mission of our enterprises and the business operations behind them. Striving to achieve this balance has been the single most important focus of our leadership team for almost a decade at First Step: Staffing for Good. Founded in Atlanta, Georgia in 2007, First Step is on a mission to provide a path out of homelessness and poverty with jobs. We’re a financially independent, self-sufficient social enterprise — and the largest nonprofit light-industrial staffing agency in the United States.
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