July 29, 2014, No comments

Guest Blog by Cheryl Heller, Founding Chair of SVA’s MFA program in Design for Social Innovation I just finished Vivian Gornick’s wonderful book on how to write personal narrative, called The Situation [...]

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Why We Must Champion Stories of Hope

July 28, 2014, No comments

When the world learns of a moment of crisis, one of five words come to mind: devastation, bloodshed, struggle, pain or heartache. The negative media c ...

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United Technologies’ Project Vidya: Improving Young Lives in India through Education

July 23, 2014, No comments

As part of UTC’s commitment to the communities where it does business, the company recently announced a major new partnership with www.utc.com, or ...

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Sindyanna of Galilee: Positive Action for Women And Communities

July 21, 2014, No comments

Tensions between Israel and the Palestinian militant group Hamas are running high after days of fighting. The peace process has faltered and the shado ...

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    Gift Finance in the Ecological Age
    June 19, 2014, No comments

    Ever since the statistic we call GDP was invented in the 1930s, economists and politicians have used it as a proxy for the public good. It seems reasonable: the more [...]