In this video from The Communications Network's ComNet17 conference in Miami, Grant Oliphant, president of the Heinz Endowments, challenges communicators at social sector organizations not to hide behind silence when the values they stand for are being politicized.
Civic Engagement Social innovations that enrich society and enhance democratic participation
Five critical questions to guide the work of nonprofit communicators.
Two new programs aim to help academics to engage more directly with nonprofits and social change initiatives.
Exeko seeks to better understand social, cultural, and intellectual exclusion and work to eliminate it.
Canada’s Private Sponsorship of Refugees program offers an effective model for how to engage entire communities in welcoming newcomers.
By designing programs and policies to overcome longstanding systemic barriers in communities, we can expand opportunities for equity.
A framework for understanding the roles you can play in a movement for social change.
One of the fastest-growing corporate citizenship programs is skills-based volunteering—in which a team of corporate employees works for an extended period of time to help a nonprofit solve a complex operational problem.
The new annual Inventor’s Challenge prompts children to develop their creative problem-solving skills by building something to address a problem in their community.
The ultrarich are teaming up to make politics more partisan.
Solving systemic social problems takes people, politics, and power—not more social entrepreneurship.
Civic engagement efforts in the United States are becoming a renewed priority for nonprofits, but they can seem like a strain. Human-centered design can help.
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.
A reading list of some of our favorite articles on women, girls, and gender equality.