Posts Tagged ‘social change’

November 24th, 2013 - 1:00 pm § in Reflection & Rumination

“Create” nothing: A new social good mantra

On one of the social good industry’s most killer assumptions: That in the developing world, nothing exists, i.e. that there’s a blank slate upon which our interventions can be built.[...]

November 22nd, 2013 - 3:25 am § in Poetry Pause

Poetic Pause from Johannesburg: Poems by Simric Yarrow’s Friday feature! Sharing three poems by Simric Yarrow[...]

November 20th, 2013 - 4:42 pm § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

Who’s thinking about social change?

What is the transformation that occurs when people discover the strength of their voice and have space, or the opportunity to use that voice, and engage with those in power?[...]

July 16th, 2013 - 1:41 pm § in Good Practice, Reflection & Rumination

Time for some network thinking in your organization?

Network thinking has been on my mind. Sharing this piece from Curtis Ogden of the Interaction Institute of Social Change. [...]

May 28th, 2013 - 7:00 am § in Reflection & Rumination

Preserving the “I don’t know” within big data

"'I don’t know' is found in imprecise information, in unseen or undetectable outcomes. It’s found in our trust in people, in their innate capacities and energy."[...]