Social innovations must take into account the complexity of social problems and foster solutions resilient enough to adapt and survive.
The old paradigm of government aid is inadequate. What's needed are innovative solutions that foster sustainable economic growth.
Instead of treating poor people as a sink of public aid and assistance, we should view them as a source of new ideas and innovations.
Solnechny Mir (Our Sunny World) is a Russian rehabilitation center that hosts more than 250 children and their families each week.
Ai-Jen Poo, cofounder and director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, is leading a movement of US home care workers.
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The Liberty Hill Foundation concentrates on helping community activists create lasting change in Los Angeles.
With hard data and soft skills, Communities in Schools fine-tunes its model to reduce dropout rates.
A South African foundation is leading the way in creating mobile-phone-based solutions for social change.
Common Ground helps reduce the number of people sleeping on New York City streets by opening residential buildings for the homeless and impaired.
Social Finance Inc. offers a network-based alternative to government-sponsored student loan programs.