Taking chances, setting high standards, making long-term commitments to improvements, and defining and then measuring success can put nonprofits, NGOs, and foundations in a better position to draw in supporters of all kinds.
Many media companies are using algorithms this US election year that are having the effect of accentuating people’s differences and stoking their fears. Is it time for social innovators to build new tools that help promote a more tempered, consensus-based discourse?
Building on a quarter century of get-out-the-vote efforts, MTV’s 2016 “Elect This” campaign will encourage young people to vote in support of the polices that inspire them, rather than the political system that doesn’t.
It’s a modern relationship in a modern world. It’s a marriage full of promise. But does our culture’s celebration of the male-dominated tech world end up overshadowing critical skills like empathy that are required for social change?