Advocacy Innovative ways to influence public policy
At SSIR's 2018 Nonprofit Management Institute, civil society leaders shared insight and inspiration for increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion during an era when divisiveness runs through much of the public discourse.
Exposing the problems of policy schools can ignite new ways to realize the mission of educating public servants in the 21st century.
An excerpt of Twenty Years of Life: Why the Poor Die Earlier and How the Challenge Inequity
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.
The dogma in business school education is that faculty’s research should be relevant, yet serving our students also means questioning what relevance leaves out.
In No Place Like Home: Lessons from Activism in LGBT Kansas, C. J. Janovy offers up progressive lessons in a red state.
The Urgent Action Fund for Women’s Human Rights has pioneered a rapid response grantmaking model connected to the global grassroots.
Progress in dealing with the problem of climate change will require that the institutions of government, business, and community work not in isolation from each other, let alone at cross-purposes, but by reinforcing each other’s efforts through consolidation.
Effective communication is not simply about getting your message out. It requires you to strategically tap into what shapes people’s feelings and values. Here we share five principles pulled from social science that will help you connect your work to what people care most about.
Rural America can be both incubator and innovator when it comes to creating and maintaining civil society.
It’s time for activists and organizations to adopt a more strategic approach to public interest communications.