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Civic Engagement

How Feedback Shaped a Community Organization

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.

Civic Engagement

The American Context of Civil Society

By Yuval Levin

In both the conservative and progressive imagination, civil society is valued—for opposite reasons—as an arbiter between the individual and the national state. But by viewing civil society as the core of America’s social life, we can see our way toward a politics that might overcome some of the dysfunctions of our day.