Citizen participation

Riverside School

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Riverside School creates nurturing learning environments where children explore, innovate, and learn to be changemakers. By building strong relationships with the community, they become active citizens, instilled with social responsibility, interest in civic life, and understanding of activism.

96 Nisaa FM

for profit

Maysoun Odeh Gangat started the first commercial Arabic-language women’s radio station and website in the Levant region, called 96 NISAA FM. She is empowering women through the media. Maysoun provides a platform for all actors to discuss women’s issues and creatively engages both men and women.

Support for Women’s Work

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Sengül Akcar has designed a community-based foundation that educates and empowers poor women and families. She does this by enabling women to break from their traditional, limiting roles and to gain financial independence and self-respect by learning nontraditional skills, such as carpentry.

First Step Women's Cooperative

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Senem is building a self-governed community of diverse women by training and organizing them to act on the issues they care about. In doing so, she creates participatory processes so that women can develop the self-confidence and leadership skills to bring lasting change to their neighborhoods.

Local Changemakers App

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Big thanks to social media for helping drive large-scale social change! However, I still find 10 bottles of beer on my walk to school and wonder why local change is so difficult. Let's create an app to drive local change in order to clean up our communities and start some truly authentic movements!

HOOPS Life

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

What are the challenges and obstacles children face in life today at home and school? Where can parents, as well as communities, turn to for assistance and support on children achieving more in life? Imagine a youth program that bridges the gap between life and sports. Results, 100% of the time.

Spark

hybrid

Spark will bring gamification to "acts of kindness," providing a form of measurement and fun to doing good deeds in the world. Using gaming concepts, we want to generate a Spark that catches fire in the same manner that other apps and devices achieve behavior change with fitness and exercise.

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