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Innovations in the way that organizations use civil disobedience, protests, and other forms of activism to advance social progress

 
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Civil Society

Building With, Not For

Social good technologists working on building a more responsive and effective government need to be more inclusive of the citizens they’re trying to engage—and stop neglecting the government they already have.

By Marcia Stepanek | 1 | Jun. 9, 2015
 
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Civil Society

Getting Creative About Corruption

A group in Lebanon deploys a wide range of methods—from mobile apps to street theater—to thwart bribe-taking by officials.
By Suzie Boss | May. 13, 2015
 

Civil Society

Going Off-Script

Spontaneous protest activity—a vital part of many social movements—can arise from a variety of conditions
By Adrienne Day | May. 13, 2015
 
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Philanthropy

Emergent Strategy in Action

A look at how one organization is using emergent philanthropy on a local level to improve early childhood education.

By Rob Smith | 1 | May. 13, 2015
 

Civil Society

Compassionate Careers: Making a Living by Making a Difference

Compassionate Careers explores a number of career paths that provide opportunities for service-focused passions to unite and empower a new movement.
 

Human Rights

Winning Marriage

The inside story of how same-sex couples took on the politicians and pundits - and won.
By Marc Solomon | Mar. 2, 2015
 

Social Entrepreneurship

The Power of the Unlikely Social Entrepreneur

As the field of social entrepreneurship expands, it’s critical that we break down “the fourth wall” between the serving and the served.

By Courtney E. Martin | 5 | Feb. 19, 2015
 

Foundations

Adventures in Adaptation

One funder’s willingness to shift course strategically has been crucial to sustaining a decade-long education initiative.
By Anne B. Stanton & Alison Powell | Feb. 18, 2015
 
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Health

Ends and Means

In the way that people think about end-of-life care, moral and economic motives converge and commingle.
By Adrienne Day | Feb. 18, 2015
 

Measuring Social Impact

Signaling and Confirming

A new framework can help nonprofits and other social sector organizations measure the participation of their supporters.