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Craigconnects helps link people who are working for the common good with effective nonprofits and organizations that get the job done. It does so by highlighting nonprofits that are making an impact in a variety of social areas. In this audio interview with Stanford Center for Social Innovation correspondent Ashkon Jafari, Craigslist founder Craig Newmark tells us about how he started CraigConnects, chose areas to support, and selected nonprofits to focus on. He outlines the enterprise’s activities and vision for the future. He also discusses how he has been using social media to get the word out.
Studies of voter registration systems around the world and recent reforms in the United States suggest that automatic voter registration can significantly increase registration rates and enhance turnout.
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Stanford Social Innovation Review have partnered to publish a 15-part series of articles exploring whether and how philanthropy and nonprofits can improve US voter turnout and civic participation.