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SSIR Now! May 17, 2018

Check out select articles from this issue, on topics ranging from the rise of the for-profit limited liability company as a philanthropic vehicle to the ethics of designing digital infrastructure. Digital and All-access subscribers to SSIR can sign-in and read all the content from the Summer 2018 issue now on ssir.org. Not a subscriber? Get access here.​ Read More

By Dana Brakman Reiser

The for-profit LLC is poised to become the preferred vehicle for the nation’s elite philanthropists. Will the public gain from added investment in social good, or lose from ceding even more power to the wealthy? Read More

By Corey Binns

Civil, a journalism platform built on blockchain technology and funded by cryptocurrency, aims to protect reporters while restoring public trust in the fourth estate. Read More

By Tara Magner & Marisa Gerstein Pineau

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.” Part of our "Picture This: How We Frame Issues Matters for Social Change" series.  Read More

You’re nearly out of time! Don’t miss your chance to join us at Frontiers of Social Innovation on May 21-22 at Stanford University and hear from top researchers, practitioners, and thought-leaders addressing some of the world’s most pressing challenges, and leave with the knowledge and the inspiration to take an active role in promoting the forward edge – the frontier – of social innovation. Learn more about Frontiers and view our outstanding sessions. Read More

By Alison DaSilva

For companies to effectively take a stand on hot-button issues, they must look deep within their organizations to understand how these issues align with their reason for being. Part of our Why Purpose? Why Now? series. Read More

By Andrew Siwo

A new methodology for assessing mission-related investment strategies. Read More

By Polina Makievsky

A starting point for social sector leaders to develop their organizations’ innovation capacity. Read More

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