Describing aging as “building momentum” helps people see how experience and wisdom enables older people to improve their communities.
To enact policies that reduce gun violence in the United States, advocates are flipping the script to make the conversation about saving lives rather than taking away Americans’ guns.
Funders and advocates must come together to build movements that can run successful and successive campaigns that result in good policy and grassroots power.
Increasing numbers of Americans want charitable organizations to step into the public policy arena and lead the causes they care about.
Will the Open Philanthropy Project’s experiment in effective altruism validate the cause or demonstrate its hubris?
Social media has made it easy for organizations to launch competitions, but too few consider how such efforts best align with their goals.
To build support for progressive immigration reform in the United States, advocates must turn away from “us versus them” framing, and toward language that emphasizes shared humanity, collective prosperity, and the country’s distinct identity as a “nation of immigrants.”
Stories are the most powerful tool we have for increasing understanding and building engagement with complex issues. Telling them well can drive belief and behavior change.