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Libraries for Social Good

Public libraries create spaces where technology, information, and ideas can lead to social good.

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Flipping the Narrative About Women and Girls: Lessons from the Social Good Summit

As a filmmaker exploring the issues affecting women and girls, I asked myself: how can I harness the energy and inspiration of the Social Good Summit in my films? I realized that I need to flip the narrative I'm constructing in my work — not just for my audiences, but even more critically for the individuals I'm making the films about.

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Philanthro-teens and Social Good

As you'd expect at an event about digital media and social change, there was a lot of talk about youth at the Social Good Summit, a conference “where big ideas meet new media to create innovative solutions.”

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5 Things We Hope Will Inspire Everyone to Help Change the World

The 3-day Social Good Summit, happening in New York City (with smaller meet-ups and live-streamed around the world), is like a giant laboratory for social change. As world leaders meet at the UN to engage in high-level discussions about how to end extreme poverty, the Social Good Summit allows “regular people” to engage in dialogue on these same issues—using social media and technology as tools for change.

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News of the Day: Eradicating Poverty, Social Good Summit

This week global leaders have gathered in New York to discuss how we can work together to create solutions for the world's poorest people. Each day this week we'll pull together a few items related to these discussions in a wrap up post.

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