Activists can be more successful at solving problems in their communities by using three simple strategies to connect local, national, and global narratives.
Asha Curran, chief innovation officer at the 92nd Street Y and director of its Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact, discussed the evolution of the grassroots giving movement at our 2018 Data on Purpose conference.
Green Schoolyards America connects ecological innovation with education, equity, and community engagement.
Cary McClelland's new book, Silicon City, documents the transformation of San Francisco in the digital age.
No single organization or individual can pull off an effective storytelling campaign alone. Reaping the benefits of storytelling requires that we build better partnerships between three important players.
Rashad Robinson, president of Color of Change, speaks about the nature of political and cultural power and the importance of continually assessing the nonprofit sector's efforts to bring about change.
Input from Boston residents changed Union Capital Boston’s rewards program from providing specific material goods to distributing cash in exchange for doing volunteer activities. It also drove the creation of networking events for members. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
At SSIR‘s 2018 Nonprofit Management Institute, civil society leaders shared insight and inspiration for increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion during an era when divisiveness runs through much of the public discourse.
American civil society has a history of and reputation for political independence—and alongside it, accountability, transparency, and governance. But these unique qualities are at risk.