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Civil Society

 

Social innovations that enrich society and enhance democratic participation

 

The Chief Engine of Change: Conversation

A look at how Freedom to Marry used communications to make the “impossible” ... “inevitable”

By Evan Wolfson & Kevin Nix | 1 | Feb. 12, 2015
 

Global Issues

Assessing the State of Global Youth

Highlights from an inaugural study on the largest generation in human history.

By Nicole Goldin | Feb. 9, 2015
 

Up Next in 2015: Facing Corruption

One of the major scourges on human development is desperately waiting for social entrepreneurship to tackle it, and the time is now.

By Dieter Zinnbauer | 1 | Feb. 5, 2015
 

Solution Markets for Justice Reform

By demonstrating shared responsibility and accountability for outcomes that address injustice on a broad scale, justice institutions can help create an open economy for solutions to big, justice-related problems.

 

Civil Society

Meeting People Where They Are

A look at how the Center for American Progress is using innovative communications strategies to reach the broadest possible audience.

By Daniella Gibbs Léger | 1 | Jan. 29, 2015
 

Civil Society

What We Own and What Owns Us

Our government should be invested with a pride of ownership. But first, we’ve got to recognize, appreciate, and take responsibility for what it is that we own together.

By Paul Vandeventer | 8 | Jan. 23, 2015
 

Civil Society

Slowly Strangling Civil Society

How donor funding distorts civil society goals and priorities.

By Michael Kleinman & Thomas Wheeler | 7 | Dec. 11, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Second Curve Philanthropy

New research reveals a large gap between the world of organized philanthropy and today’s world of social action.

By Marina Gorbis | 1 | Dec. 1, 2014
 

Government

Fostering the Role of Anchor Institutions

A new report details how the federal government can facilitate partnerships between communities and anchor institutions to increase economic opportunity.

By Tracey Ross | 3 | Oct. 30, 2014
 

Civil Society

Navigating Disruptions

International civil society organizations need to change their business models.

By Burkhard Gnärig & Linda Heyer | Oct. 28, 2014