In 2005, marathoner, juggler, and unicyclist Zach Warren traveled to Afghanistan to help children recover from the traumas of war, as part of the Afghan Mobile Mini Circus for Children. In this audio interview, Warren shares with Globeshakers host Tim Zak his observations about what it takes to rebuild an entire country.
Arts & Culture Innovations that improve the vibrancy of arts and culture in society
Play affects children's quality of life. Yet, in many communities, schools, and families, this element has been pushed to the back burner. In an audio interview with Globeshakers host Tim Zak, Darrell Hammond envisions a great place to play within walking distance of every child in America. Since 1995, KaBOOM! has used its innovative community-build model to bring together business and community interests to construct more than 850 new playgrounds and skateparks, and renovate 1,300 others nationwide.
Minnesota Public Radio: social purpose capitalism.
Ballet Memphis leverages its understanding of local culture – Elivs, gospel, rockability, and African-American stories – to compete against touring Broadway blockbusters.
Like many nonprofits, the Oakland Symphony failed to understand the distinction between mission and strategy.
A theater ensemble transforms into a company with a bottom line.
Artists for Humanity students are also employees.
Cities are building museums and symphony halls to spur growth.
Over the past decade, nonprofit organizations have increasingly made independent documentary film and video projects a central component of their campaigns for social and political change.
We need to develop new processes of collective storytelling across sectors to navigate turbulent times and foster systems change.
America must invest in art and imaginative capacity.
Civil, a journalism platform built on blockchain technology and funded by cryptocurrency, aims to protect reporters while restoring public trust in the fourth estate.
A look at the difference between cultural and social entrepreneurship.
Arts and culture organizations have the power to drive the cultural movement America needs to deliver democracy.