Green Schoolyards America connects ecological innovation with education, equity, and community engagement.
Civic Engagement Social innovations that enrich society and enhance democratic participation
Cary McClelland's new book, Silicon City, documents the transformation of San Francisco in the digital age.
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.
Rashad Robinson, president of Color of Change, speaks about the nature of political and cultural power and the importance of continually assessing the nonprofit sector's efforts to bring about change.
Input from Boston residents changed Union Capital Boston’s rewards program from providing specific material goods to distributing cash in exchange for doing volunteer activities. It also drove the creation of networking events for members. Part of a series produced for SSIR with the support of the Hewlett Foundation.
At SSIR‘s 2018 Nonprofit Management Institute, civil society leaders shared insight and inspiration for increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion during an era when divisiveness runs through much of the public discourse.
American civil society has a history of and reputation for political independence—and alongside it, accountability, transparency, and governance. But these unique qualities are at risk.
Cities continue to be the place where citizens can engage most directly with government—especially when nonprofits are there to offer capacity, expertise, and reach.
Everyone in the public and nonprofit sectors has a role to play in fostering volunteerism, and engagement can pay dividends for all.
The digital app GoodSAM transforms emergency medical care through its crowdsourcing network of first responders.
Asia’s second wave of philanthropists are eschewing traditional philanthropic models in favor of more expansive, hands-on approaches.
New experiments with civic engagement, outreach, and philanthropic models in Philadelphia offer inspiration for leaders across the social sector.
We must take proactive and preventive steps to restore trust across government, business, and civic institutions, or societies around the world may be at greater risk of chaos and conflict.
A transnational program focused on equality shows that engaging with conflict and difference is vital to the growth and effectiveness of social movements and broader change.