When Betty McCay finished a 27-year prison sentence and approached the Center for Employment Opportunities for help with finding a job, the last thing she expected was to be asked for her feedback on running the program. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
To effectively support children at risk, the nonprofit and donor community must adopt a holistic approach to child welfare that includes prevention, long-term care, education, and advocacy.
NGO Aktion Courage spurs students’ activist energy to promote antiracist programming across Germany.
New research explores when top-down control works best in international development work, and when organizations should let employees in the field navigate challenges by using their own judgment.
To achieve greater equity, we must yield to the decision-making authority of the communities we seek to help.
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.
Reflections on a 50-year partnership between an international NGO and multi-national corporation, and why working together in true partnership is the only way to meet the Sustainable Development Goals.
Finding viable solutions to social problems requires that we reconfigure the relationships between those who hold power over communities and those who are impacted by how that power is used.
The former chief innovation officer at USAID outlines a way for social sector organizations and funders to build innovation into their DNA.
By focusing on four critical aspects of land rights, businesses can not only manage risks, but also do a great deal of global good while strengthening their bottom lines.