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Tag: Government Programs

 

Innovations in federal, state, and local government programs

 

Government

Lessons in Mass Collaboration

Recent experience with government-convened hackathons has generated insights into the methods and instruments used to design effective mass collaboration efforts.

 

Nonprofits

Scrutinizing ONE’s “Secret Sauce” for Global Social Change

How a global NGO has fought extreme poverty using a formula that mixes pragmatic incrementalism and practical idealism with pop culture.

By Jamie Drummond | 1 | May. 16, 2014
 

Government

Government by Toolkit

Reviewed By Sonal Shah | May. 14, 2014
 

Government

A Mandate for Responsibility

By Suzie Boss | May. 14, 2014
 

Business

Microinsurance: Scaling Through Peer Learning

Insurers in Peru and South Africa are learning from each other how to reach low-income clients and help break the cycle of poverty.

By Craig Churchill & Alice Merry | May. 8, 2014
 

Civil Society

The Promise of Mandatory Community Service

How a little-known tradition that helped rebuild Rwanda could help the rest of us.

By Ann Lovell | 7 | May. 7, 2014
 

Education

Seizing the Moment on Early Childhood Care and Education

Three ways to improve early childhood systems and improve equity.

By Liana Downey | 6 | Apr. 30, 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
 

Nonprofit Management

A New Study of Collective Impact Efforts

With Wallace Foundation backing, Columbia University’s Teachers College sets out to learn from past initiatives, document current ones, and find answers to complex questions.

 

Urban Development

What Makes a “World-Class” City?

Planners must shift their attention to the informal economy that is the invisible engine of true urban greatness.