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Social innovations that enrich society and enhance democratic participation

 

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
 

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
 
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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
 
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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