The Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy
The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University
Restorative justice is an alternative to zero-tolerance. With a philosophy of reparation, accountability, discipline, and reconciliation, the goal is to identify the root causes of the disciplinary problems and build community to support and repair harm, rather than punish.
Youth and adults from New England gathered at the Heller School to talk about their philanthropy models and to learn about creating positive social change through giving.
On December 1, 2015, students from the Social Justice and Philanthropy course, through Learning by Giving, awarded three cash prizes of $5000 each to select non-profit organizations.
Harvard’s Susan Eaton has been selected as new director of the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy.
Many philanthropists and foundations have recently been making impact investments in an attempt to influence social policy. But are these investments producing dividends toward social change?
There has been a dramatic shift away from need-based financial aid since the mid-1990s. Donors can leverage change in financial aid to help those with financial need attend college or university. Kaleigh Behe blogs in the Huffington Post.