What color is your project?

05 Dec 2014

The color you choose will be a clue to the problem you will be solving.

Making a difference through art

27 Nov 2014

 

The 2013 Prize was won by Elva Lai for her piece, “Family Photo Album: Washing”, a series of photos telling the stories of migrants who came  to Hong Kong from mainland China in the 1960s.

Justice Labs & New York's new pro bono requirement

21 Nov 2014

Justice Labs can help you find a pro bono project to meet New York's new requirement of 50 hours of law related pro bono work as a condition to being admitted to the New York Bar. 

A tale of two cities

13 Nov 2014

A group of elderly people gather in a park awaiting cooked rice from a church

How to begin your public interest project

03 Nov 2014

Begin with a problem. 

Editors' Choice: Computer role playing game from Japan

27 Oct 2014

A scene from the lay judge simulator shows a defendant in court. The subtitles suggest what a panel member may be deliberating, such as 'I must think carefully because my decisions can change his life.' | OSAKA BAR ASSOCIATION

First jobs and keeping dreams alive

26 Oct 2014

I recently had a conversation with a young woman in New York City struggling with a career decision. About to graduate law school, she is trying to decide whether to take a domestic job working in children's rights or to return to Asia where she wants to pursue her dream job working in international human rights. She worried that working in a U.S.. domestic organization for a few years would make it harder for her to find a job abroad in the future. 

How to attract donors

24 Oct 2014

"Paint the grandest vision for what your [public interest project] will become. The best thing you can do in a pitch meeting is paint a big vision of something that should seem audacious and even outlandish."

How to raise money -- lessons from Y-Combinator

22 Oct 2014

 

Marc Andreessen, Founder of Andreessen Horowitz, Ron Conway, Founder of SV Angel, and Parker Conrad, Founder of Zenefits, take Q&A on the topic of How to Raise Money, in lecture 9 of How to Start a Startup. Many of these principles will apply to public interest entrepreneurs. Be prepared to answer a prospective donor's question: "What inspired to create this project." The answer should be a personal experience of yours. 

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