Civic Engagement Social innovations that enrich society and enhance democratic participation
Philanthropy has a vital role to play in building a culture of “civic science,” in which scientists take active roles as citizens and citizens engage with scientific research.
Humanitas AI has created a smartphone app to enable young people to coordinate social projects.
Solving systemic social problems takes people, politics, and power—not more social entrepreneurship.
From the Women’s March to #MeToo, women have risen up to change politics and society.
Without the proper planning, preparation, and long-term thinking, skills-based volunteers and the organizations that sponsor them can easily do more harm than good.
The Trump administration wants to ban terms like “evidence-based” from government reporting. But if policymakers can’t make budget and policy decisions based on evidence, what, exactly, is supposed to guide them?
The Heath brothers' book shows how, if we pay attention and work creatively, we can elevate ordinary moments into life-changing events.
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.
It’s time for activists and organizations to adopt a more strategic approach to public interest communications.
Laws and programs designed to benefit vulnerable groups, such as the disabled or people of color, often end up benefiting all of society.
Two new programs aim to help academics to engage more directly with nonprofits and social change initiatives.