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University of Michigan Institute for Social Research Welcomes StoryCorps, the Groundbreaking Oral History Organization

U-M Institute for Social Research welcomes StoryCorps, which is an independent nonprofit organization that aims to preserve and share humanity's stories to bring more compassion to the world. March 9, 2020. #5mins #web-article #InstituteforSocialResearch #Society #History #SocialCampaigns #compassion


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Is the New Social Consciousness of American CEOs Always a Good Thing?

Michigan Ross Professor Andy Hoffman discusses the central ideas in Marc Benioff’s new book and the dangers of relying on business to improve society. February 25, 2020. #5-15mins #Business #web-article #MichiganRossSchoolofBusiness #GovernmentandPolitics #SocialCampaigns #Politics #SocialResponsibility #AndyHoffman ​​​​​​​​​


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Michigan Minds: Increasing Student Civic Engagement

Michigan Minds Podcast hosts Director of the Ginsberg Center, Mary Jo Callan to talk about the importance of civic engagement in communities. February 11, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #podcast #PublicEngagementandImpact #Society #SocialCampaigns ​​​​​​​


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Towards Humanity: A Conversation on Humanism and Antiracist Organizing

U-M School of Social Work hosts speakers to discuss humanism and anti-racist organizing. January 30, 2020. #60+mins #SocialWork #video #schoolofsocialwork #SocialCampaigns #Society ​​​​​​


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Taking a Stand Opening Reception

Stamps Gallery presents the Taking a Stand exhibition, which features science fiction-themed pieces exploring social concerns for our cosmopolitan present. The opening reception will feature a performance by Detroit-based artist Sacramento Knoxx. #60+mins #ArtandDesign #Exhibit #StampsGallery #ArtsandCulture #SocialCampaigns #Design

 01-17-2020 | 05:30 PM - 07:30 PM ET


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Finding Your Strength: Transcending the Binary

U-M Institute for Social Research survey specialist Peter Batra partnered with Transcend the Binary to better understand the experiences of transgender and gender non-conforming folks in the Metro Detroit area. November 25, 2019. #5mins #web-article #InstituteforSocialResearch #Society #GenderEquity #SocialCampaigns


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‘Throwaway’ Social Profiles May Have a Place on Some Platforms, with Some Topics

U-M doctoral candidate in the School of Information Tawfiq Ammari finds that anonymity on throwaway social platforms can be useful for discussing sensitive topics. November 11, 2019. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Technology #Society #SocialMedia #SocialCampaigns


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Will America’s Biggest Corporations Live Up to Their New Ethical Promise?

Michigan Ross Associate Dean for Business+Impact Jerry Davis comments on the recent statement by the Business Roundtable of the world's largest CEOS, committing their businesses to employee, community, and societal well-being. September 4, 2019. # #Business #web-article #MichiganRoss #Business #Society #CorporateSocialResponsibility #Leadership #SocialCampaigns ​​​


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Ali Proposes a Commission to Fight Domestic Terror

Ford School of Public Policy Towsley Policymaker in Residence Javed Ali recommends a transparent, diverse committee of national leaders and non-partisan professionals to fight domestic terrorism. August 16, 2019. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #Government/Politics #Security #Safety #Service #SocialCampaigns ​​​


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Hills Draws Parallel Between Biden and Jeb Bush

Ford School of Public Policy Lecturer Rusty Hills concludes that democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will face a fall similar to that of republican Jeb Bush, due to the middle-ground politics shared by them both. August 16, 2019. #5mins #PublicPolicy #web-article #FordSchoolofPublicPolicy #GovernmentandPolitics #Politics #election #SocialCampaigns #RustyHills