Where there are wicked problems – those that are unstructured, multicausal, and have no obvious solution – because we need lots of people going at them not a single theory of change.
Look neighborhood, region, globe for examples of social innovation – more likely there.
Things like: Food systems, Water, Energy conservation, productions, and efficiency (including renewables)
Social Innovation – lots of people mean different things when they use this phrase. I’m wearing a def’n I’m happy with, but I’m also willing to say that social innovation is coloring outside the lines.
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Social Innovation in the US?<br />
564 Tribes/Tribal Nations<br />50 states + Puerto Rico and US territories + the District of Columbia (DC)<br />30K towns and cities, 20K municipalities<br />3.7M Sq Mi (9.8M Sq Km)<br />
310M people<br />1 in 8 foreign born (thank you world)<br />
Thank you Downtown DC BID(Richard Rheinhard)!<br />Scale of Problems<br />Neighborhood<br />(Bio)Region<br />World<br />Levels of Jurisdiction<br />Federal<br />State<br />City/County/Township<br />