Signing up for food stamps changed my view of poverty in America.
How Can Open Government Partnership Work For Eurasia?
Last week, 60 government and CSO representatives from nine Eurasian countries gathered in Kiev, Ukraine, to discuss best practices in open government and obstacles to implementing them.
What can governments learn from digital disruptors?
Both the media and governments were empowered by the world of information scarcity, but that is changing fast, writes Taylor Owen.
What Improv Comedians Can Teach Government Employees
The guiding principles of improv comedy could help people in the public sector perform better.
How can governments make more of an impact?
Government leaders and policymakers face many priorities. But a new global survey suggests that perhaps the greatest is improving the impact of government for citizens. Government leaders...
How Local and State Governments Can Best Support Entrepreneurship
By Endeavor Insight · On April 15, 2015 Public support of entrepreneurship seems to be all the rage in policy circles, and yet in 2011 only about 8 percent of American businesses were new, compared to 15 percent 1970. Inspired by this frustrating truth, the Kauffman Foundation has produced a report called ‘ Guidelines for Local and State Governments to Promote Entrepreneurship ‘ based on lessons…
How Urban Planning Can Support Mental Health
This group is lobbying to design cities with emotional well-being in mind.
How teachers can support transgender students
Research shows 90% of primary and secondary school staff have had no training to support LGBT students. Teacher Allie George explores how to make your classroom safe and inclusive
How Local Governments Can Raise Much-Needed Resources for Affordable Housing
Top 50 US Companies Stash a Trillion Dollars Offshore While Benefitting from Trillions in...
Ahead of Tax Day, report outlines corporate tax dodging and rigged tax rules
10 Ways Educators Can Support the Day of Silence
Here are 10 ways educators can get involved in the largest, student-led action against anti-LGBTQ bullying and erasure in schools.
How Parent Support Groups Can Help
Online or off, communities share experience, comfort and friendship
How Labor Law Can Support Equity in Theatre
|By David Mack. LA arts administrator David Mack explores the topic of labor law, proposing that complying with it will help create and sustain a more equitable theatre community—both in his city and across the country.
How India's government can build better contracts with blockchain
Governments spend significant resources on contract enforcement - could blockchain offer an efficient and secure way to improve this function of the state?
Here's how tech can help governments fight corruption
Technology is giving governments new tools to tackle corruption.
How Indigenous Communities Can Support Two-Spirit People
What can indigenous communities do to become places where two-spirit people are loved and valued as part of the community? Here are a few ideas.
Follow the Frog: The Important Work of Rainforest Alliance & How You Can Support It
My love for rainforests is nearly 30 years strong, but it's not just love that keeps me interested. Learn about the important work of Rainforest Alliance and their #followthefrog campaign.
How Medical Schools Can Better Support Students with Disabilities
A new report taps into national research, interviews with learners and examples of positive action by some schools to help inform suggested changes.
From outrage to action: How philanthropy can support the Resistance
NCRP members share what nonprofits need most from foundations as they advocate for and organize communities around equity, inclusion and social justice.
10 Ways School Staff Can Support LGBTQ Youth Experiencing Homelessness
If you work in a school, it is vital that you provide an affirming and supportive environment for the LGBTQ youth who attend your school. Your LGBTQ students experience unique vulnerabilities and ri