11 Suggestions for a New Activist

11 Suggestions for a New Activist

Posted by: on Mar 9, 2012 | 2 Comments

These are great suggestions for anybody – but especially for a young person operating independently and taking leadership.

Leveraging the Millennial Generation

Leveraging the Millennial Generation

Posted by: on Jan 9, 2012 | One Comment

We’ve blogged about the Boomer generation and the talents and skills that generation has to offer. But wait – that’s not all! The Millennial Generation is even bigger and they have been raised with a service ethic that’s unprecedented.

Two Great Articles From The Jewish Week This Week

Two Great Articles From The Jewish Week This Week

Posted by: on Jan 5, 2012 | Leave a comment

The New York Jewish Week has two fantastic articles in the January 3rd issue: Making MLK Day A Day Of Service and Why Funders Need To Embrace Failure. We discuss them here.

Stop The Noise, Start The Work Of Improving Education

Stop The Noise, Start The Work Of Improving Education

Posted by: on Dec 23, 2011 | Leave a comment

Listen to one narrative, and you hear that teachers’ unions are evil, that teachers are overpaid, under-qualified and unaccountable, and that the only way to save education is by building charter schools and giving vouchers for private schools. But as pundits seek to sway public opinion — as they argue — a generation of children is at risk.

Education Innovation in Chicago: Reality Israel Alumna Aviva Rosman

Education Innovation in Chicago: Reality Israel Alumna Aviva Rosman

Posted by: on Nov 21, 2011 | Leave a comment

From the Schusterman Foundation’s blog. We’re posting it here as a great example of DIY leadership in service. All too often, organizations recruit volunteers to serve some third party need. In this case, the Make It Happen Project is helping independent innovators advance their field.