Tag Archives: massachusetts
Posted on 16. Apr, 2010 by Andrew.
Today was a landmark day for anyone interested in improving the way we address social problems in Massachusetts. In a ceremony at Year Up this morning, I joined Governor Deval Patrick along with Vanessa Kirsch and Kim Syman from New Profit, Inc. and a group of over 40 nonprofit leaders including Jumpstart, Playworks, Year Up, […]
Posted on 04. Feb, 2010 by Andrew.
No, it’s not just that the Saints are going to the Super Bowl − it’s Lieutenant Governor Mitch Landrieu’s candidacy for the mayor of New Orleans. This Saturday’s election in New Orleans features the latest in a string of campaigns in which a candidate’s core messages include social innovation or civic engagement. Lt. Gov. Landrieu, […]
Posted on 29. May, 2009 by Andrew.
I recently had an op-ed published in the Boston Business Journal entitled “Time for civic leadership.” In it, I call for the establishment of an Office of Social Innovation in Massachusetts. I believe that in order for us to advance a social innovation agenda, we will need to link federal initiatives to state-level activities. While […]