Philanthropists attempt to address a myriad of complicated issues, from protecting the environment to preventing poverty. This track of sessions will offer engaging perspectives on how to do more than address social problems and create social change.
Twenty-five years of school improvement efforts demonstrate that simple solutions to improving our ailing school system do not exist. How can we move from creating great schools to supporting a great school system that offers the nation’s children the opportunities they deserve.
Improving health, not just health care delivery, requires comprehensive understanding that ranges from the basic functioning of the human body to global ecology. Explore philanthropy’s unique role in fostering collaborations to improve health of all people in all communities.
Many foundations see social justice goals moving to the forefront of their agendas as they seek to reduce barriers to lasting change posed by issues of class, race, nationality, gender, and sexual orientation.
What does social innovation mean? We will look at ways to define this new trend and share proven and promising programs, discuss the effect of technology, and create roadmaps for social innovators in philanthropy.