Improving the Democratic Dialogue
The Congressional Management Foundation is a nonpartisan organization that focuses on the process in the democratic dialogue. Their mission is to create a more accountable, transparent and effective Congress, as well as a better informed and more engaged citizenry.
Changing urban lives one machine at a time: The Manufacturing Connect Story
Manufacturing Renaissance’s Manufacturing Connect program is a success story that represents promising practice in building private/public partnerships in public education, in linking reform in education to the economic development of a community, and in offering multiple pathways of success particularly for those students that come from troubled school districts.
Transforming a Community’s Trajectory Through STEM
The Daniel Center for Math and Science aims to break the cycle of generational poverty by giving children the tools to become academically and personally successful.
Community Commitment: A Collaboration to Equitize Breastfeeding
The North Omaha Advisory Team has used a collective impact framework to which is impacting health and has become a powerful reminder of the importance of community empowerment and including those at the table who are impacted by the decisions.
Social Justice: Freeing the Wrongly Convicted
Wrongful convictions happen more often than we realize and for reasons most of us cannot envision. Centurion takes on the challenges of working to free wrongly convicted people who would likely die in prison without the organization’s advocacy.
Engaging Academia to Shape Policy
SPSSI is committed to strategically leveraging resources to promote the public good and social justice through science, practice, and policy that can change attitudes, behaviors, and social systems in positive ways.
Broadening the Conversation
The issues that Strong Towns addresses—things like municipal finance, suburban development, and transportation—tend to by highly partisan. By speaking and writing about them in non-partisan terms, political gaps between readers and listeners grow smaller, and the movement grows bigger.
Youth Grantmakers: Shaping the Future of Leadership and Philanthropy
Engaging youth in nonprofit work infuses their unique energy into the process, invites fresh perspectives on crucial issues, and empowers future leaders with the tools they need to remain active changemakers throughout their lives.
Merck launches science education program
Merck Institute for Science Education launched Academy for Leadership In Science Instruction to improve science instruction in N.J., Pa.
Salt joins Filene Research Institute
Ginger Salt, senior VP, Truliant, Winston-Salem, named to Filene Research Institute's i3 group.