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Human Rights

 

Innovative policies and programs that advance the rights of people and communities

 
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Human Rights

A New Approach to Fighting Modern Slavery

A new effort to eradicate slavery is showing success—and may provide a model for other complex human rights and social justice issues.

By Nick Grono | 2 | Sep. 30, 2014
 
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Human Rights

Feminism Meets Philanthrocapitalism

Women’s empowerment issues took center stage at this year’s CGI and Social Good Summit, giving new momentum to causes helping women and girls.

By Marcia Stepanek | 3 | Sep. 26, 2014
 

Global Issues

Putting Politics Back Into Development

Why the international development community cannot ignore the role of politics in creating sustainable social change.

By Michael Bear Kleinman | 7 | Jun. 12, 2014
 

Human Rights

Government Innovation in Child Welfare

The federal government is empowering states to improve child welfare systems using design-thinking and other innovative approaches.

By Marquis Cabrera | May. 30, 2014
 

Philanthropy

Building Leadership Diversity: A Call to Action for Philanthropy

Philanthropy can lead the way to opportunity for young men and boys of color by supporting diverse leadership.

By Kelly Brown | 3 | May. 27, 2014
 

Nonprofit Management

When the Rhythm Changes, So Must the Dance

Why careful listening is important to starting and scaling positive social change.

By Molly Melching | 4 | May. 20, 2014
 

Human Rights

Design Thinking for Accountability

A new community justice system in Liberia emerges from a design-thinking approach.

By Blair Glencorse | 6 | Apr. 28, 2014
 

Human Rights

The Environmental Movement’s Unfunded Army

Why fostering diversity among senior leadership at environmental organizations is important to the success of the environmental movement.

By Danielle Deane & Melissa Bradley | 3 | Apr. 22, 2014
 
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Education

Partnering for Peace Through Education

How a family foundation identified the nonprofit V-Day as a partner to create a new kind of scholarship program.

By Suzanne Skees | 1 | Feb. 14, 2014
 
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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