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Interview

 

Behind the scenes with leaders of social change

 

Making Ideas Catch On

A conversation with communications expert Jonah Berger on how to build support for ideas and gain momentum on social change.

By Sean Gibbons | 1 | Feb. 19, 2015
 

Q&A with Lois Loofbourrow

The founder of education nonprofit Breakthrough Collaborative shares her scaling wisdom.

By Michael D. Smith | Oct. 2, 2014
 

Q&A with Bob Giannino

The founder of uAspire shares lessons on successfully scaling a nonprofit.

By Michael D. Smith | Oct. 2, 2014
 

Making “What Works” Work for More People

Two nonprofit leaders share lessons on scale from the front lines.

By Michael D. Smith | Oct. 2, 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
 

Technology & Design

Silicon Valley Takes on Gun Violence

A group of Silicon Valley investors is challenging entrepreneurs to create high-tech solutions to reducing gun violence.

By Rachael Chong & Melissa Fleming | Jan. 17, 2014
 

Health

Interrupting the Transmission of Violence

Cure Violence Founder Dr. Gary Slutkin talks about the health approach to reducing violence.

By Rachael Chong & Melissa Fleming | Jan. 10, 2014
 

Government

Moving Everyday Gun Violence into View

Mayor Michael Nutter talks about Cities United and preventing gun violence in cities across the United States through cross-sector partnerships.

By Rachael Chong & Melissa Fleming | 1 | Dec. 19, 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
 

Philanthropy

Funding for Outcomes

Mario Morino, author of Leap of Reason, discusses funder pitfalls in setting and measuring goals for grantees.

By Susan Wolf Ditkoff | Dec. 6, 2013