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Global Issues

 

Innovations that address global challenges such as education, environment, and health

 

Civil Society

Communities Can Set the Course for Lasting Change

Communities have the resources to address the problems they face; they just need to approach those problems in a different way.

By Ann Austin | Jul. 3, 2015
 

Health

Time to Return to the Whole

Only by finding a new narrative that embraces the whole, rather than the parts, can we build the health-creating systems we need.

By Jamie Harvie | Jul. 2, 2015
 

Civil Society

Reconnecting Youth in America’s Cities

A new report examines the relationship between place and race, and disconnected youth in the United States.

 

Foundations

Making the Money Work

How funders can best support place-based initiatives.

By Anthony B. Iton | Jun. 30, 2015
 

Global Issues

Overcoming Corruption in Emerging Markets

Lessons from two Nigerian firms and how nonprofits can help.

 

Education

The Missing Link in Girls’ Education

Building resilience can improve girls’ health and education faster and more effectively, but it’s a missing component of nearly all global development efforts to improve girls’ outcomes.

By Steve Leventhal | 5 | Jun. 29, 2015
 

Foundations

What Gets Measured Gets Done

A case for using targeted measures of progress in philanthropy.

 

Health

Tomorrow’s Health Relies on New Relationships

Imagining a healthier future doesn’t start with how to pay for it. Communities must first develop a shared view of what a healthier life could be.

By Prabhjot Singh | 2 | Jun. 25, 2015
 

Global Issues

Does the Development Sector Need Its Own WikiLeaks?

Could radical transparency in global development lead to better outcomes?

By Christian Seelos & Maria May | 6 | Jun. 24, 2015
 

Health

Investing in Community-led Health

The case for investing in the long-term health and well-being of communities, based on what those communities value.

By Ollie Smith | Jun. 23, 2015