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


Tag: Advocacy


Innovative ways to influence public policy


The Changing Role of Nonprofits

The author initiates a conversation about the new role of nonprofit organizations in the current social media and/or technology revolution and invites readers to continue the discussion.

By Amy Sample Ward | 6 | Feb. 4, 2009

Lobbying for Good

By Kyle Peterson & Marc Pfitzer | 1 | Nov. 30, 2008

The Secret Sauce

The Internet will increasingly be used to build momentum for social change.

By Marcia Stepanek | Nov. 6, 2008


Social media is helping people self-assemble for social action.

By Marcia Stepanek | 2 | Oct. 13, 2008

Dollar Days

Social media will become increasingly critical to nonprofits' advocacy.

By Marcia Stepanek | 2 | Sep. 24, 2008

Investment Needed in Nonprofit Policy Work

A Johns Hopkins report recommends that nonprofits get more involved in advocacy.

By Todd Cohen | Aug. 4, 2008

Are We Still Involved in the Pursuit of Truth? If Not, Why Not?

Let's not lose our college idealism.

By Rosetta Thurman | 1 | Jul. 8, 2008

Cause Docs

Is partisan media an entirely good thing?

By Marcia Stepanek | 1 | Jul. 3, 2008

“In the 21st Century, the March Isn’t the Vehicle”

Cell phones, not marches, may be the social movement vehicle of the future.

By Peter Manzo | 8 | Sep. 19, 2007

Measuring Social Impact

Creating High-Impact Nonprofits

By Heather McLeod Grant & Leslie R. Crutchfield | 10 | Sep. 5, 2007