Broad social change is possible. It requires strategists to look beyond campaigns and toward lasting infrastructure and capacities; funders to invest beyond the issues and work to move the needle on power; and organizers to think beyond urgent demands and protests and instead plan toward governing for a more inclusive and just society.
ERI’s work in the area of governing power includes:
- Conducting cross-disciplinary studies of today’s social movements, including indicators of success and measures of power
- Supporting learning and strategizing efforts to advance dialogues among organizers, funders, intermediaries, evaluators, and academics
- Developing research-based social change frameworks and tools to inform—and be informed by—real-world, real-time efforts towards a vision of deep change