Social Change

How Spotify Uses Music To Drive Social Change

As the director of social impact at Spotify, Kerry Steib taps into the power of music, technology and community to drive meaningful social change. In other words, every music-loving millennial’s dream job. Spotify’s social impact efforts are impressive for several reasons, including how effectively …

Social Movements

The Youth Collective

The stress is on collaborative work, shared interests, shared resources, and sharing credit where it is due.<p>The Forum is a space for a diversity of …

Social Movements

4 Tools For Kids To Help Develop Compassion and Social Change

<b></b>It’s important to understand the distinction between “empathy” and “compassion.” Empathy allows us to sense other people’s emotions, like grief or …

Compassion

You Have To See Zendaya's Stunning Vogue Cover

Zendaya can do no wrong. The singer/actress has won us over time and time again with her genuine personality, daring fashion, and amazing talent. Not …

Fashion

Want to understand the British election? Look online and listen to grime

Why did no one who gets paid for their opinion see Britain’s election result coming? Or Brexit? Or the Trump election? Perhaps everyone’s looking and …

Black Lives Matter

Open thread for night owls: Going the resistance distance—pop-up schools for novice activist

Liberal POV

Four Female Leaders Discuss The Way Forward For Business

Four movers and shakers in the worlds of business and philanthropy ­­– who also happen to be women – gathered at the Forbes Women’s Summit to ruminate on the future of business. According to this group, the role of the private sector is smack dab in the middle of a moment of ferment and turmoil. …

Leadership

#Grime4Corbyn: grime artists explain why they backed Labour

The movement has been credited with increasing young people’s turnout. Four grime stars and rappers explain why they got involved<p>Awate: Political organising and direct democracy can be done by anyone and can take any form<p>I first saw Jeremy Corbyn’s face in a picture frame that sat in my living …

Jeremy Corbyn

Here’s How Social Change Is Coming To India, One Street Masterpiece At A Time

There was a time when art was a luxury available only to the rich, with aristocrats spending hours on the hidden meaning of a painting over fine …

Street Art

More Foundations and Charities See Impact Investing as Key to Social Change

• Unlimited access to the online Resource Center<br>• Our monthly magazine<br>• Free access to GrantStation’s exclusive database<br>• Nonprofit Adviser — a …

Impact Investing

Ariana Grande's Triumphant Manchester Benefit Concert Is A Testament To Artists' Role In Social Change

"The only thing we can do now is choose how we let this affect us and how we live our lives from here on out"<p>Last week, a bomb went off at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. Leaving 22 dead and more than 50 others injured, the attack has since been proclaimed an act of terrorism. Now, …

Ariana Grande

The Business of Social Change

<i>Michael Blanding is a Boston-based journalist and author of</i> The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions …

Harvard

Nurturing Critical Thinkers in a Post-Truth World

Social change is a nebulous and frightening topic. What is it exactly? Who is in charge of deciding the objectives for change? How is social change …

Literacy

Procurement can be a driving force for social change

I recently visited some social enterprises in the Leeds area, following an invitation from the Prince’s Trust and Business in the Community, to go …

International conference explores how improvisation can create social change

There was a lot of bullying going on at school in Peepeekisis First Nation until the kids were invited to act out. But it’s not what you think.<p>Acting …

Canadian News

The Social Change Podcast: EP. 1 | College of Social Work- The Ohio State University

Welcome to the world premiere of the SOCIAL CHANGE Podcast!<p>At the College of Social Work, our faculty, staff and students work to embrace difference, …

College & University

How Networks Make The World Better

« Grad Requirements: From Know Science, To Do Science, To Automate Science | Main<p>| No comments<p><b>“You’ve got to keep asserting the complexity and the</b> …

Social Movements

Bold Bets for Social Change

The article “Making Big Bets for Social Change” expresses concern about the lack of philanthropic gifts greater than $10 million in the social change …

Philanthropy

The Art of Facilitating Change Processes

There are a great number of effective and tested ways to facilitate indivdiual and social change processes in communities, organizations, and …

Leadership

Study shows brands dedicated to postive social change use social media to primarily promote products

Social media has greatly changed how all sorts of companies can interact with their audiences and customers. A new study suggests that even brands …

Social Media Marketing

Is it Time to Retire the Word “Citizen”?

By Kate Reed Petty I recently witnessed the participants in a panel discussion collectively agree to avoid the word community. Early in the event, …

Language

How Technology Can Help Solve Societal Problems

<i>In the next article of the</i> <i></i><i>series</i><i>, “The Network Revolution: Creating Value through Platforms, People and Technology,” authors</i> <i></i><i>Barry Libert</i><i>,</i> <i></i><i>Megan Beck</i><i>,</i></i> …

The fridge that fights food waste

Food Waste

Home » The Amplifier Foundation

We are an art machine for social change. Our Mission<p>m<p>Our foundation is a visual media experiment dedicated to amplifying the voices of grassroots …

Shepard Fairey

How the internet was invented

In the kingdom of apps and unicorns, Rossotti’s is a rarity. This beer garden in the heart of Silicon Valley has been standing on the same spot since …

Internet

Change, Coordinates + Someone Else

Contributed by Pascal Zoghbi<i><br>License: All Rights Reserved.</i> <br>Sharjah Events:1971-Design Space and in collaboration with Mobius Design Studio is pleased …

Typography

why do brands think they can be agents for social change?

By the time inauguration day rolled around, and the sight of Donald Trump raising a small, pussy-grabbing hand in preparation for taking the oath of office beamed out across the world, progressives had finally shaken off the feeling of shellshocked despair that followed his November victory and …

Limits to capitalism

Samuel Knafo and Benno Teschke (Sussex): The Rules of Reproduction of Capitalism: A Historicist Critique. Christian Lotz (Michigan State): Fiction …

Social Movements

How I Accidentally Discovered a Way to Cash Out a Store Gift Card

Converted a Store Gift Card Balance to Cash<p>It was purely accidental, but I recently converted the remaining balance of a store gift card into cash.<p>I …

Money

What Would Happen if We Treated Democracy + Equity Like a Design Problem?

Dont let its thin profile and inexpensive paper fool you, Jack Selfs unassuming architecture magazine,<i> Real Review</i> (designed by OK-RM and winner of …

Graphic Design