Advocacy Innovative ways to influence public policy
To create systems of societal change, we need to become clearer about the archetypes of societal change strategies, their strengths and weaknesses, and their interactions.
ClientEarth has taken a US-style legal strategy of protecting the environment across the Atlantic and found surprising success.
It is time to give US women the convenience and autonomy of birth control and abortion pills that women elsewhere enjoy.
From the Women’s March to #MeToo, women have risen up to change politics and society.
Anti-Defamation League (ADL) CEO Jonathan Greenblatt’s tenure at the organization has coincided with the 2016 US election, a rise in hate crimes and hate groups, and an increase in cyber-hate.
Advocates and organizers need to think strategically about how to ensure that women are supported as they continue to report sexual violence and their perpetrators are held accountable. To do so, they can look to the science on social norms.
In this video from The Communications Network's ComNet17 conference in Miami, Grant Oliphant, president of the Heinz Endowments, challenges communicators at social sector organizations not to hide behind silence when the values they stand for are being politicized.
Five critical questions to guide the work of nonprofit communicators.
In the face of Berlin’s rising rents and gentrification, tenants are asserting their rights through Kotti & Co.
Emily May created the online platform Hollaback, where women subjected to sexual harassment can share their stories.
It’s time for activists and organizations to adopt a more strategic approach to public interest communications.
Conventional wisdom says that scaling social innovation starts with strengthening internal management capabilities. This study of 12 high-impact nonprofits, however, shows that real social change happens when organizations go outside their own walls and find creative ways to enlist the help of others.
Since 1970, more than 200,000 nonprofits have opened in the U.S., but only 144 have reached $50 million in annual revenue. They got big by doing two things: They raised the bulk of their money from a single type of funder. And just as importantly, these nonprofits created professional organizations that were tailored to the needs of their primary funding sources.
This follow-up on the popular "Collective Impact" article provides updated, in-depth guidance.
A framework for understanding the roles you can play in a movement for social change.