Stanford Social Innovation Review : Informing and inspiring leaders of social change


Tag: Advocacy


Innovative ways to influence public policy


Research: Shareholders Nudge Companies

What happens when large companies receive resolutions from their shareholders pressing them to take better care of the environment?
By Alana Conner | Nov. 19, 2009

Real Stories Critical for Giving

A powerful tool to engage givers is storytelling – telling stories about people, the problems they face, and the role philanthropy can play in addressing the symptoms and causes of those problems.

By Todd Cohen | 1 | Nov. 18, 2009

How the Recession Is Hurting Young Nonprofit Leaders

By Rosetta Thurman | Oct. 1, 2009

Social Entrepreneurship vs. Activism; SOCAP09 vs. Momentum09

By Lloyd Nimetz | Sep. 22, 2009

The Entrepreneurial Union

Freelance workers, whose numbers are growing, are left without health insurance, a retirement plan, or a work community. The Freelancers Union meets these needs.
By Amy Wilkinson | 7 | Aug. 18, 2009

Resourcefulness Can Boost Nonprofit Advocacy

By Todd Cohen | 1 | Jun. 17, 2009

The Volunteer Boom

Nonprofits will soon have more volunteers than they can handle.
By Alana Conner | May. 21, 2009

Giving-sector Should Raise Its Advocacy Voice

The author submits how nonprofits should act as advocates for democracy

By Todd Cohen | May. 12, 2009

Millennials MoveOn

To propel young folks to the polls, a political organization mixed Web 2.0 tools with social science savvy.
By Lee Bruno | Apr. 30, 2009

The Best Thing We Can Do for Nonprofits–and Ourselves

We must actively withhold support when we see the government acting in a way counter to our ideals and its own.

By Kelly Kleiman | Apr. 28, 2009