How funders can support bold, emerging leaders and their cutting-edge ideas.
Billions of dollars are poised to flow into development impact bonds (DIBs) as a mechanism for solving social challenges around the world. Now is the time to make sure these complex structures are grounded in sensible approaches to measuring impact.
Auticon aims to change society’s perception of people on the autism spectrum for the benefit of businesses and employees alike.
Kate Lauzon found sobriety and a role as an activist through her Massachusetts city's weekly resident feedback sessions, a gathering of civic groups known as “Working Cities Wednesdays” organized by Habitat for Humanity. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
Global aid agencies must shift from just agreeing to “go local” to preparing development experts for the task.
An excerpt from Unjust Conditions: Women’s Work and the Hidden Cost of Cash Transfer Programs.
Funders and others can better support the involvement of those who use social services in service design and implementation. And by doing so, they can generate more meaningful, systems-level impact.
New digital projects could make legal services far more accessible—but they need to be about more than just the technology.
Culture is born of values, and civil society is where people live values most urgently. Amid growing social isolation in the United States, a new set of values is emerging around community, healing, and belonging, and they will likely define an era.