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SSIR Now! Apr 28, 2016

This upcoming three-part webinar series created in partnership with The Communications Network will detail the three core components of strategic communications: developing a strategic plan, creating a winning campaign, and storytelling for impact. Part of the SSIR series, The Case for Communications. Read More

By Sarah Kaplan & Natassia Walley

Women are seen as less likely to engage in risky behavior and more likely to use money prudently. But this stereotype can lead to discrimination against women. Read More

By Bernadette Wright

Why researchers and practitioners are shifting away from expensive new studies toward the effective synthesis of existing research. Read More

By Craig Shelley

Attracting transformational philanthropy and leveraging volunteers to scale are just two lessons nonprofits can learn from looking to organizations beyond those they traditionally identify with. Read More

By Karen Abrams Gerber & Andrea Jacobs

By using a dynamic framework for authentic collaboration, we can increase the potential for problem-solving and create long-term, societal level change. Read More

By Kelly Born

Lessons from the voter turnout series, a collaboration between the Hewlett Foundation and SSIR. A conclusion to the series, Increasing Voter Turnout: It’s Tougher Than You Think. Read More

By Rachel Leon & Dorceta Taylor

We need more and deeper commitments from funders to foster the next generation of environmental changemakers. Read More

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