Civic Engagement Social innovations that enrich society and enhance democratic participation
As funders, providers, and advocates pivot to face a dramatically different funding and political environment, some lessons from history may be instructive.
Detroit’s experiences hint at a model where philanthropy and business routinely supplement and complement government.
Foundations aspiring to make a difference in challenged cities have much to offer beyond grantmaking—if they are willing to embrace new roles that may fall well outside their comfort zones.
What we can learn from cultural innovators, and why it’s important.
Why the social sector should not relate its work in any quantitative or qualitative way to the GDP.
Around the world, people want more say in what questions candidates need to answer during presidential debates.
What the US can learn from Denmark, and vice versa.
By transforming municipal volunteering programs into “impact volunteering” efforts, leaders and citizens can lay a foundation for civic renewal.
In adopting data-driven practices, leaders must design and implement programs in ways that engage community members directly in the work of social change.
Lessons from the voter turnout series, a collaboration between the Hewlett Foundation and SSIR.
The public debate around climate change is no longer about science—it’s about values, culture, and ideology.