Government Innovative public sector policies and programs
Lessons from the voter turnout series, a collaboration between the Hewlett Foundation and SSIR.
A recent get-out-the-vote experiment shows that turnout in primaries can be cost-effectively enlarged and broadened by targeting voters who only vote in general elections and who are often ignored by campaigns.
Building on a quarter century of get-out-the-vote efforts, MTV’s 2016 “Elect This” campaign will encourage young people to vote in support of the polices that inspire them, rather than the political system that doesn’t.
Fourteen ways to create a marketplace that expresses the wishes and best interests of the many, not the few.
Higher voter turnout in those primaries would help prevent polarization and encourage a well-functioning legislature.
How the Annie E. Casey Foundation has leveraged the power of information and communication to drive public investment in children and their families.
Young people can be more engaged in politics, but major institutions must actually want that to happen.
More people would vote (and a more diverse group of people would vote) if they knew more about candidates’ fundamental policy positions.
Large-scale social change requires broad cross-sector coordination, not the isolated intervention of individual organizations.
For-profit executives use business models—such as "low-cost provider"—as a shorthand way to describe the way companies are built and sustained. Nonprofit executives have not had an equivalent lexicon—until now.
Too many people believe social value is objective, fixed, and stable, when in fact it is subjective, malleable, and variable.