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SSIR Now! Oct 12, 2017

This new series, presented in partnership with the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, shares the perspectives of both entrepreneurs and funders on the role early-stage support plays in creating long-term social change. Read More

By Ruben Mancha & Haslina Ali

Why nonprofits need to evaluate the ethics of their algorithms.
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By John Gargani & Robert McLean

A new approach to scaling is needed in which the goal is scaling up social impact for public good. Read More

By Andy Hagerman

Creative leaders and innovators are thinking about design thinking in more mature ways. Moving away from a sole emphasis on language and learning, they are increasingly focusing on questions of application, ownership, and impact.
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By Brian Boomer

How a regional college consortium in California’s Central Valley uses technology and alternative programming to create equitable educational pathways for students with “some college, no degree.” Part of the Advancing Equity in Communities series. Read More

This two-part video learning series, “The Network Leader," will offer a roadmap for organizational and network leaders to catalyze effective and generous collaboration. Read More

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