Making Waves: Philanthropy, Communications Investments and Creating Change

November 2-3, 2015
FHI 360, 1825 Connecticut Ave NW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20009

This meeting included interactive discussions on narrative as a tool for social change, public engagement through pop culture and the arts, building communications infrastructure through networks and hubs, the impact of the changing landscape of the media in how we do our work and more. 

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PowerPoint Presentations

Toward A Progressive Majority, Anna Greenberg, Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research

Communications For Social Justice, Alan Jenkins, Opportunity Agenda

Creating Cultural Common Sense, Meg Bostrom, Topos Partnership

Culture Shifts and Social Change, Favianna Rodriguez, CultureStrike

Culture Shifts and Social Change, Vince Stehle, Media Impact Funders

Entertainment Storytelling and Social Change: Assessing Impact, Caty Borum Chatoo

Empathy, Neurochemistry, and the Dramatic Arc Video: Paul Zak at the Future of StoryTelling 2012

Exploring Opportunities to Work Collaboratively-Meeting Quotes, Jann Jackson, Annie E. Casey Foundation


GIST Mapping Project Flyer

Communications Collaborative Overview