The St. Louis area is preparing to welcome up to 1,000 Afghans as part of the effort to resettle thousands who worked in support of the U.S. during two decades of conflict. Join this conversation, moderated by Brown School Associate Dean for Global Strategy & Programs Lindsay Stark, to hear perspectives from people deeply engaged […]
Category: Global Policy Initiatives
The Challenge of Living Together: Can the Coronavirus Be an Opportunity?
This event has passed. Watch a recording. Michal Granstein-Weiss, director of SPI, and Avital Blonder, founder and CEO of Jindas Association for Urban Urban Renewal, presented at 12:30 p.m. (CT) on January 25, 2021, part of the Shared Israeliness and Social Solidarity lecture series presented by Beit Keinan and the Initiative for Shared Israeliness at the […]
Challenges and Opportunities in Developing Child Savings Programs in Israel and Uganda: Oct. 15
From 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. (CT) on Oct. 15, join the Social Policy Institute (SPI), the International Center for Child Health and Development (ICHAD), and the Next Age Institute (NAI) for a discussion about asset building for long-term child development and CSA programs—with the particular focus on CSAs in Israel and Uganda, which differ greatly in their structure.
Innovation and Social Welfare in Israel (Links to an external site)
In June 2018, the Board of Governors of The Jewish Agency for Israel unanimously elected Isaac Herzog to succeed Natan Sharansky as the Chairman of the Executive of this historic and influential organization.
Behavioral Economics Nudgeathon – Next Steps and Using Behavioral Economics to Impact Policy and Practice
The Nudgeathon program aims to improve the performance of social services provided by the JDC by employing Behavioral Economics methodologies and tools. The main tool used is a “nudge.” Nudges are interventions designed to influence people’s behavior by subtly altering the choice architecture in which they make decisions without limiting their freedom of choice.
Advancing Social Responsibility through Cross-Sector Partnerships. University Social Responsibility Network Summit, Haifa, Israel
Dr. Grinstein-Weiss discusses inter-sectional collaboration in promoting social responsibility through innovation and entrepreneurship at the University Social Responsibility Network Summit.