Tag Archives: Social Impact Studios

#ArtsEdNow: Creating a Campaign… Together

Posted on by Ennis Carter, Director, Social Impact Studios

  It’s always exciting to work on a new campaign. The energy of a powerful idea mixed with the spirit of dedicated advocates can spark creativity that makes promoting important social issues thrilling. At Social Impact Studios, we’ve helped craft … Continue reading

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Public Image Works: On Cupcakes and Community

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Two things to know about me: I love cupcakes, and I enjoy celebrating birthdays, other people’s and my own. This year, I wanted to mark my birthday with a fun way to connect with my community in a fun way. … Continue reading

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What the Mad Men Finale Tells Us About Advertising, Storytelling and Dominant Social Power

Posted on by Ennis Carter, Social Impact Studios Director

(SPOILER ALERT: If you’re still catching up with Mad Men and haven’t seen the series finale, don’t read this!) The reactions to the Mad Men series finale make for interesting social commentary. Not just because more people seem to have impassioned … Continue reading

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Celebrating Creative Abundance

Posted on by Ennis Carter, Social Impact Studios

One of the things I like most about being an Advisory Board member and partner of Creative NJ is the opportunity to explore big ideas that can make a direct impact on our everyday lives, communities and society. One recent … Continue reading

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Tell Me A Story

Posted on by Ennis Carter, Social Impact Studios

Last Friday, I had the honor of escorting my 9-year-old daughter and 75 of her closest 3rd-grade peers on a field trip in historic Philadelphia. It was a beautiful day, so I was looking forward to the adventure. But, to … Continue reading

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Why Public Image Works: Part 2

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(Part 2 of a two-part series) Yesterday, we introduced a discussion of a common problem in the nonprofit sector: how do you make the time to communicate about your work in a meaningful way? How do you promote your organization … Continue reading

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Why Public Image Works

Posted on by Ennis Carter, Founding Director, Social Impact Studios

(Part 1 of a two-part series) You have a pretty ambitious mission. Your organization might be trying to save precious natural treasures, present the best quality performances or mobilize youth in urban areas to invigorate their communities – or some … Continue reading

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Your Distinguished Identity

Posted on by Wendy Liscow, Program Officer, Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation

By Wendy Liscow Program Officer I can’t think of a single nonprofit organization that has not undergone some sort of institutional transformation since the economic downturn. That is, if they wanted to survive. Nonprofits had to not only be fiscally … Continue reading

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