We believe the best solutions come when citizens are placed at the center of finding creative solutions to challenges that affect them, their communities and our society. Learn more about the people, ideas and tools that exemplify how active community engagement can make a significant difference in the world, and opportunities for you to take action and get involved.

Get Engaged

Looking for a specific organization? Check out our list highlighting several organizations that are leading the way in this field and helping to advance social good.
Every day, across the world, people like you start campaigns on Change.org to fight for issues they care about — and the Change.org team works to...
Founded in 1946 and chartered by the U.S. Congress in 1953, the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) is a leader in advancing our nation’s civic...
DoSomething.org is one of the largest organizations in the U.S. that helps young people rock causes they care about. A driving force in creating a...
Action Civics is an approach to civic education in which students address problems that apply to their own lives through real-world experiences. It...
There are many ways to volunteer and support an organization. Be sure to make the most out of your experience by checking out these platforms and resources for, and about, volunteering.
In April 2009, Mayor Bloomberg launched NYC Service, the office tasked with setting a new standard for how cities can tap the power of their people...
United We Serve is a nationwide service initiative that helps meet growing social needs resulting from the economic downturn. With the knowledge that...
GreatNonprofits is the leading developer of tools that allow people to find, review, and share information about great -- and perhaps not yet great...
MTV's A Thin Line campaign was developed to empower you to identify, respond to, and stop the spread of digital abuse in your life and amongst your...
Looking for examples and resources on how to better engage your constituents? Check out these feature resources…
Make friends (and allies) and influence public policy in four relatively easy steps - as explained by Thaddeus Ferber in SparkAction's "Do It...
The WHY I LIFT campaign is an annual campaign in which LIFT volunteers across the country share their story of why they LIFT, share the LIFT mission...
At the Case Foundation we are champions of all strategies that put citizens at the center of decision-making and empower them to take charge of the...
The National League of Cities has developed the "Authentic Youth Civic Engagement: A Guide for Municipal Leaders." Its detailed contents contain all...
Ready to test your knowledge in this area? Take a quiz or two and see how you do!
Take this quiz over at Pew Research Center to find out if you're a true "Millennial" - and compare your answers to respondents from a nation-wide...
Head over to the History Channel and test your knowledge about United States history, civics and government.
A short quiz on acknowledging and thanking your donors and reporting on their money's impact.
Are you up to the task? Each month ZimNotes will feature a one-question quiz to help ensure you know basic but critical information about fundraising...
Thinking about volunteering? Take this quiz to discover what kind of service best suits your personality.
Answer these five simple questions from iVolunteer.org to discover what kind of volunteer you really are and how you can best give back in your...

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People to follow

Check out the top movers and shakers tweeting about social good. Follow them to stay informed on the latest news, tips, and examples to keep you inspired. To learn more about Twitter and how you can use it, be sure to visit our Twitter Toolbox.

Blog Roll

We’ve highlighted a few of the must read blogs on this subject. Check them out to get different perspectives on the issue from leaders in the field. To learn more about blogs and how you create one, be sure to visit our Blogging Toolbox.

Blog Roll

Keep up with related news and information by reading the latest posts published from those on our blog roll.
We recommend “liking” these individuals and organizations on Facebook so you can join their engaging conversations and observe best practices at work. To learn more about Facebook and how you can use it, be sure to visit our Facebook Toolbox.

Get Informed

From interviews and step-by-step guides to campaign examples, these featured videos will help you learn more about and navigate the world of social good.