Social Science

Mar 4, 2019

Moms Against Poverty Bring Nutrition and Stability to Underprivileged Children

Moms Against Poverty (MAP) began as a small group of caring individuals that has expanded into a nationwide network for child enrichment, along with a global orphan care program.

Mar 4, 2019

Gun Sense Advocates Showing Up on Ballot Boxes

Determined to keep American families safe from gun violence, volunteers from Moms Demand Action are becoming lawmakers and leaders.

Mar 4, 2019

Transforming a Community’s Trajectory Through STEM

Please enjoy this piece from the archives from January 2017. 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.

Jan 3, 2017

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.

Jan 3, 2017

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.

Jan 3, 2017

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.

Jan 3, 2017

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.

Jan 3, 2017

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.

Jan 3, 2017

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.

Jan 3, 2017

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.