I was browsing the Stanford Social Innovation Review site, (http://www.ssireview.org/) and one of the article titles caught my attention, given the spirit of my mindset today. The title of the article is “Effective Partnerships. How local governments and nonprofits can work together for large-scale community change,” by Saphira M Baker. Why did this catch my[…..]
Recently LinkedIn introduced a new section to personal profiles: “Volunteer Experience and Causes”. Now in addition to work experience, individuals can add in volunteer positions, issues they’re interested in, and specific organizations they support. What does this mean for you? If your organization still isn’t on LinkedIn, it should be. Then reach out to your[…..]
Journey from Zanskar, a film by celebrated Hoop Dreams filmmaker Frederick Marx had its theatrical debut in New York in late September. The debut was supported by Worldways, and will be followed by another theatrical release in Los Angeles. A powerful story of Tibetan cultural survival, the film is narrated by Richard Gere, and features[…..]
Boston Medical Center has ensured that everyone within reach of their services can obtain exceptional care without exception. BMC HealthNet Plan embodies that commitment, and was recently named by NCQA’s Medicaid Health Insurance Plan Rankings for 2011-2012 as the #3 Ranked Medicaid Plan in America. We are proud to have worked with BMC HealthNet Plan[…..]
We are delighted to be working with Indigenous Designs, the leader in fair trade and organic fashion. Indigenous began with a promise to its artisans, customers and the world, that every garment made would be “good for people and planet”. Our work with Indigenous has led to collaborations with other organizations like World of Good[…..]
What social innovation could possibly challenge centuries of violence, oppression and injustice endured by women in the routine course of their daily lives? It’s been said that silence is golden. However, for millions of women throughout the world, it has been deadly. Enter World Pulse. I recently met founder Jensine Larsen and was instantly engaged[…..]
No death by PowerPoint. No pontificating panels. Just four days of nonprofit leaders, for-profit social entrepreneurs, grant-makers and social investors sharing innovations, combining forces and working together for poverty alleviation. We helped launch this event and will be there again this year!
Worldways Social Marketing became Worldways Strategy + Creative on October 12, 2011. Of course, we still practice social marketing for social change, but after 100+ awards for creative excellence, and 100+strategy engagements with nonprofits, we found “social marketing” less descriptive of our full spectrum of work. We were pioneers of the field of social impact[…..]
Where will you find the movers, shakers and changemakers who are transforming the way the world does business for social good? Find them – and us – at the 2011 Social Venture Network Fall Conference in Philadelphia. There’s still time to register at www.svn.org, hope to see you there!
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