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Social innovations that enrich society and enhance democratic participation

 
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Civic Crowdfunding: A New Way of Spending Down?

Civic crowdfunding shouldn't support core public services; it should create immediate impact and inform future projects.

By Rodrigo Davies | 2 | Sep. 16, 2014
 

Civil Society

Accelerating Civic Innovation Through “Strategic Doing”

A new approach to strategy is producing collaborations that are replicable, scalable, and sustainable.

By Ed Morrison & Scott Hutcheson | 1 | Jun. 20, 2014
 

Civil Society

Accelerating the New Macho

What social change leaders can learn from behavioral science and the experience of the 21st-century tough guys.

By Lisa Witter & Michael Feigelson | 13 | Jun. 6, 2014
 

Civil Society

The Promise of Mandatory Community Service

How a little-known tradition that helped rebuild Rwanda could help the rest of us.

By Ann Lovell | 7 | May. 7, 2014
 

Civil Society

Social Change and the Shadow Side of Passion

Major opportunities to change the world often lie within our biggest personal challenges.

By Geraldine Hepp and Roshan Paul | 11 | Feb. 7, 2014
 

Government

Using Data to Change Gun Policy

The Joyce Foundation is finding success with gun violence prevention through policy efforts, using research that sheds light on causes and trends.

By Rachael Chong & Melissa Fleming | Jan. 24, 2014
 
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Civil Society

Social Change via the Living Room

Mike de la Rocha, founder of The Living Rooms Across America Tour, talks about the art of cross-sector convening and storytelling to tackle gun violence in the United States.

By Rachael Chong & Melissa Fleming | Dec. 27, 2013
 
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Civil Society

A New Model for Community Action

The Sandy Hook Promise nonprofit looks to the local community, technology, and innovation to develop a national movement for preventing gun violence.

By Rachael Chong & Melissa Fleming | Dec. 12, 2013
 
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Civil Society

Leadership in an Age of Activism

Effective leaders encourage dissent and activism, combining listening skills with the ability to define and live up to a convincing moral and political vision.

By Joe Zammit-Lucia | 3 | Nov. 21, 2013
 

Civil Society

What Are We Doing About Gun Violence?

Part one of a five-part series of interviews with and commentary by leaders working to reduce gun violence in the United States.

By Rachael Chong | 7 | Nov. 19, 2013