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Civil Society

 

Social innovations that enrich society and enhance democratic participation

 

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
 

Civil Society

Civil Society and Significant Change—Are We Ready?

Given the scope and urgency of the many changes facing the social sector, it’s time to build new bridges for cross-sector and cross-generation learning.

By Bonnie Koenig | 7 | Jun. 21, 2013
 

Civil Society

If a Nonprofit Falls in the Forest …

When it comes to the social sector, mainstream media is silent.

By Susan Danish | 4 | Jun. 20, 2013
 

Economic Development

Taking Lessons from Africa’s Youth

Those who want a prosperous future for the continent need to engage—and listen to—its young leaders.

By Sir Fazle Hasan Abed & Reeta Roy | 4 | Jun. 13, 2013
 
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Civil Society

Painting the Internet Red

A case study on how the Human Rights Campaign successfully used online cause marketing.

By Anastasia Khoo | 1 | May. 1, 2013
 

Technology & Design

Designing for the Science of Service Delivery

A case study on using design thinking to solve governance bottlenecks in Jamaica.

By Joshua Goldstein | Apr. 23, 2013
 

Technology & Design

Second Life’s Second Life for Social Innovation

Researchers explore the effects of virtual embodiment among people with Parkinson’s disease.

By Jody Turner & Donna Davis | Mar. 25, 2013
 
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Nonprofit Management

Stop Asking and Start Listening

Leadership and communication: what we can learn from not speaking.

By Thaler Pekar | 1 | Mar. 7, 2013
 

Government

Sequestering the Sector

With the threat of a sequester looming, the charitable sector risks being boxed in.

By Melissa A. Berman | 5 | Feb. 28, 2013