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A Jargon-Free Guide to Low-Profit Limited Liability Companies (L3C)

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An L3C, though, is a hybrid of an LLC and nonprofit business model, which is where an organization operates to benefit the general public without shareholders and without a profit motive. Other examples have included farmers’ markets, newspapers, law groups and art centers. Though L3Cs are socially conscious, they’re not tax-exempt , and donations and investments are not tax-deductible. And now the million dollar question: is this business model right for my organization?

In Search of Hope: The Global Diaries of Mariane Pearl

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The stories of women like Somaly Mam, a former child sex worker in Thailand who works to help girls in the sex trade; Sheila Watt-Cloutier, a global warming activist who is trying to preserve the Inuit way of life before it melts away; Dr. Julian Atim, a Ugandan doctor who lost her parents to AIDS and has fought to make ARVs more affordable; and Mariane's story itself, are models of human strength and perseverance in the face of extreme adversity.