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.
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.
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.