There is no doubt that social change efforts are accelerated by data, but investing in high-quality, cutting-edge research alone isn’t enough to produce solutions. Funders and researchers have to invest more in translating research into action.
Emerging insights indicate an opportunity for impact investors to better align commercial and social targets with market realities in Africa.
Efforts to battle poverty in the United States can learn a lot from the developing world, and vice versa. Thankfully some of the barriers between these traditionally isolated domains are falling.
By catalyzing the power of people to make change, community organizers equip
people at every level to overcome the myriad barriers to health.
The Deaconess Foundation seeks to shift public policy, mobilize community members, and strengthen advocacy efforts related to children and youth.
A Stockton, Calif., organization is striving to transform its city through culturally
rooted, healing-centered practices and a pedagogy of love.
A coalition of organizations is improving the health of low-income communities.