To create a healthy society the plural sector needs to take its rightful place alongside the private and public sectors.
Civil Society Social innovations that enrich society and enhance democratic participation
A group in Lebanon deploys a wide range of methods—from mobile apps to street theater—to thwart bribe-taking by officials.
Spontaneous protest activity—a vital part of many social movements—can arise from a variety of conditions
Compassionate Careers explores a number of career paths that provide opportunities for service-focused passions to unite and empower a new movement.
How Culture Shapes the Climate Change Debate focuses on the nuances of America’s social psychology and cultural beliefs - and how those contexts shape the politics and readings of climate science.
Donors and nonprofits need to learn more about how to help program participants keep progressing after the support ends.
Three recommendations for bridging the chasm between the political elite and marginalized citizens in the Middle East.
By mainstreaming efforts to empower women, companies can promote a variety of business goals.
A look at how Freedom to Marry used communications to make the “impossible” ... “inevitable”
Every year tens of millions of Americans sacrifice their personal time and resources to participate in civil society in some way. Why do they do it? The answers are varied and intertwined, but it might boil down to this: Civic-mindedness starts early, runs deep, and aims higher.
Leadership is often defined by lists of character qualities, values, or skills. But what if the best leaders are simply those who can willingly give up things they value?
Nonprofits benefit when they carefully plan an extended role for founders who step down.
In developing countries such as Kenya, interaction with NGOs appears to boost people’s level of civic activity.
Low-income communities have the power to shape their economic future, but only if they have access to tools that educate and empower.