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Social innovations that enrich society and enhance democratic participation

 
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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
 
Rob_Cox

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
 

Foundations

Filling the Gap in Media Funding

Foundations are increasing their media-related grantmaking—but they need to do more.

By Eric Newton | 1 | Nov. 19, 2013
 
Marcia_Stepanek

Technology & Design

The Snowden Leaks: Turning the Outside In

Our digital infrastructure is rapidly eroding accepted boundaries that diplomacy, good governance, and politics have relied on for centuries.

By Marcia Stepanek | Nov. 1, 2013
 
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Social Entrepreneurship

CauseFests: Philanthropy’s New Marketplace

A report from the 2013 Clinton Global Initiative and Social Good Summit—the trading floors of the new philanthrocapitalism.

By Marcia Stepanek | 1 | Sep. 26, 2013
 
Joseph_Zammit_Lucia_WOLFoundation_SSIR

Civil Society

In Search of Respectful Debate

Reasonable, open, and credible debate is missing across government, business, and civil society—how can we bring it back?

By Joseph Zammit-Lucia | Aug. 30, 2013
 

Civil Society

The Snowden Effect: An Opportunity?

Pro-privacy activists and others have a chance to reinvent the conversation about security and privacy in the digital age.

By Marcia Stepanek | 4 | Aug. 8, 2013
 
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Civil Society

Beyond Solidarity

Bridge-building is the next essential action for global gender equality.

By Courtney E. Martin | Jul. 11, 2013