By Sarah Robson Instead of simply pegging success to traditional economic measures, like GDP, New Zealand wants policymaking to be driven by what will make the biggest difference to the well-being of people, their communities, and the environment.
By Victoria Brownworth The Stepping Up Initiative uses webinars, a tool kit, and data collection to tackle the problem of people with serious mental illness being incarcerated in the United States approximately two million times each year.
By Alexandra Christy
By Kyle Coward Interns in South Bend, Indiana, first collaborated to help restore a polluted neighborhood waterway. Then the project grew into something bigger.
By Abigail Higgins The Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance, a network of 304 entrepreneurs from 34 African countries, believes that business, rather than aid, is the key to eradicating poverty on the continent.
By K. Sabeel Rahman As long as it is more profitable to rig the rules than play by them, our better angels are unlikely to thrive.
By Hahrie Han It is often tempting to try to solve problems by looking for policy fixes, new technologies, and informational solutions, instead of addressing underlying power dynamics.
By Paul Brest & Mark Wolfson Foundation officers and endowment managers too often prefer exceedingly safe grants and investments because of misapplied principles, biases, and concerns about their reputations.
By Marshall Ganz & Art Reyes III Community organizers have a significant role in addressing the atrophy of civil goods that has transformed Americans from active citizens into political customers or nonprofit clients.
By Mahmoud Farag By understanding the impact of public contracting on their daily lives, citizens become more aware of the need for transparency and accountability.