Game Changers Guest Post: Creative Visions Foundation

NOTE: We asked each of our 2009 Game Changers Awards finalists to write about their projects, what they’ve learned along the way and what’s next. This essay written by Joey Borgogna, Director of Special Projects and Production Associate of Creative Visions Foundation. Similar to Game Changers, Creative Visions Foundation (CVF) supports Creative Activists, individuals who […]

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Game Changers Guest Post: SocialVibe

NOTE:  We asked each of our 2009 Game Changers Awards Finalists to write about their projects, what they’ve learned along the way and what’s next.  This essay was written by Sara Bordo, Senior Vice President, Marketing of SocialVibe. SocialVibe believes that empowering people to leverage their influence online can create positive impact for themselves, their […]

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Game Changers Guest Post: The Beanstockd Project

NOTE: We asked each of our 2009 Game Changers Awards finalists to write about their projects, what they’ve learned along the way and what’s next. This essay is by Sandra Ekong, founder, COO & Creative Director of Beanstockd. Changing the Game for Online Games and Environmentalism Quick stats before we get started: Who we are. […]

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Today’s Game Changer Spotlight: Born in September

URL: www.borninseptember.org What: A former New York City club hopper and party promoter finds purpose in bringing clean drinking water to Africa, and changes the game for cause marketing by cleverly combining powerful photo and video story-telling with social networking for good. Nominated for: Social Impact, Pattern Change, Story-telling Rate here:  Born in September Beth […]

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Today’s Game Changer Spotlight: Freewheelin

URL: http://www.freewheelinwaytogo.com What: Bike sharing was a hit when launched in Paris in 2007. It was cheap, convenient and eco-friendly. End of story? Not so fast. A U.S. health insurer changed the game and wrote a new story. Humana promotes its business agenda – lower health care costs – through a state-of-the-art bike sharing program […]

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Today’s Game Changer Spotlight: Witness/Witness Hub

URL: hub.witness.org People: Peter Gabriel and others What: Peter Gabriel’s Witness was a visionary game changer when it was created a decade ago: putting cameras in the hands of ordinary people to document and bring world attention to human rights issues. Its video sharing web site, Witness Hub, leaps forward by networking digital photographers and […]

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Bono and Sachs blog the UN

Bono is a rock star musician. Jeffrey Sachs is a rock star economist. This week, they were also bloggers for FT.com. Read their posts and you can see clearly how people with passion and purpose can produce journalism that stands out from the routine, gutless reporting we’ve been indoctrinated to view as normal and right.

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The future of good is way cool

Last night’s Teen Choice Awards on Fox — okay, you caught me doing research– provided a glimpse into an activist generation that just may be remarkable. The Do Something Awards (formerly the BRICK Awards) recognized ten teens— or, like, seriously amazing young people, you know —  who identified and tackled big problems in their small […]

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