Ideas

Can community safety groups replace (some) policing?

Why It Matters

Overpoliced communities are turning to grassroots organizations, often run by volunteers or underpaid workers, to keep the peace. Making space — and funding — for alternative public safety models could save lives.

Innovation doesn’t come from playing it safe: young impact leaders on why risk-taking is important to their work

Why It Matters

Youth intrapreneurs in the social impact world are pushing for change from inside organizations in powerful ways — but organizations holding onto conventional ways of operating might be stifling youth leaders from exploring creative and innovative solutions.

It’s 2023. Are you still using a ‘lip service’ land acknowledgement? There’s a better way — and a new Indigenous-led fundraising school is here to help.

Why It Matters

Indigenous people are donors, volunteers, partners and beneficiaries in the charitable sector. Non-Indigenous teams need to be well-equipped to respectfully engage with Indigenous people in all of these roles. It’s both basic respect, and it’s mission-critical for modern charitable organizations’ funding models.

How reverse-mentoring can help bring on “tsunamis of change” to the social impact world

Why It Matters

As young impact leaders enter the social impact world, they need spaces to teach generations before them on what works for youth in the workplace in order to shape the sector for the next generation.