The author submits how nonprofits should act as advocates for democracy
Advocacy Innovative ways to influence public policy
Biofuels offer an environmental sustainability substitute against petrol-based fuels such as gasoline, yet they are still expensive to produce and are causing a steep inflation in food prices the world over. This panel discussion of experts debates the root causes of the increase in food prices, and the need to tackle the economic and political side effects of biofuel production.
To propel young folks to the polls, a political organization mixed Web 2.0 tools with social science savvy.
We must actively withhold support when we see the government acting in a way counter to our ideals and its own.
Unionizing charter-school teachers bring to light the ever-present income inequity that takes place within the nonprofit sector.
High school kids restore faith in the next generation of social change.
Fraser Nelson, a consultant to nonprofits, gives an entertaining lesson on the why and how of nonprofit lobbying. Most nonprofits do not lobby government for a variety of reasons, but Nelson explains that it is legal, effective, and powerful. In this Stanford Social Innovation Review sponsored audio lecture, Nelson concludes with ways to get the most out of your lobbying efforts and five rules to follow.
Group-think extends to swarms of social activism.
The author breaks down how public funding of the arts should be put towards performance, exhibition, and education leaving the artists and their creative process to private patronage.
Internet tech tools are mobilizing collective action and revolutionizing ways to start a revolution.
How foundations, nonprofits, and others can effectively convey—and convince policymakers to support—their programs and proposals for social change.
Activists can be more successful at solving problems in their communities by using three simple strategies to connect local, national, and global narratives.
Auticon aims to change society’s perception of people on the autism spectrum for the benefit of businesses and employees alike.
To achieve greater equity, we must yield to the decision-making authority of the communities we seek to help.
No single organization or individual can pull off an effective storytelling campaign alone. Reaping the benefits of storytelling requires that we build better partnerships between three important players.