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.
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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.
Increasing numbers of Americans want charitable organizations to step into the public policy arena and lead the causes they care about.
Stories are the most powerful tool we have for increasing understanding and building engagement with complex issues. Telling them well can drive belief and behavior change.
Describing aging as “building momentum” helps people see how experience and wisdom enables older people to improve their communities.
To enact policies that reduce gun violence in the United States, advocates are flipping the script to make the conversation about saving lives rather than taking away Americans’ guns.
Will the Open Philanthropy Project’s experiment in effective altruism validate the cause or demonstrate its hubris?