Since its inception in 2003, Root Cause’s Social Innovation Forum has helped dozens of Greater Boston area nonprofits advance their promising new approaches to social problems. Now in its 10th year of operation, the Social Innovation Forum is a proven model with admirers and adopters across the country. The Black Male Achievement Social Innovation Accelerator—modeled after the successes of the Social Innovation Forum—was launched on a national scale last week.
Social Impact Research launches Peer Performance Exchange. The Exchange brings together nonprofits that are committed to improving their programs through learning, linking, and leveraging. Read More
Root Cause has moved! We are now located at 11 Avenue de Lafayette near Downtown Crossing! Read more to check out our new office! Read More
Check out Root Cause's report for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation! Through a case study on More Than Wheels & Ways to Work, collaborative learning is discussed! Read More
Each year, Root Cause’s Social Innovation Forum identifies innovative nonprofits in the Greater Boston area working to solve a wide variety of social issues, including healthy aging and youth violence prevention through workforce development. Despite the specificity of these issues, two 2013 Social Innovators, AgeWell West Roxbury, a program of Ethos, and Safe City Academy, a program of Dorchester Youth Collaborative, recently united to address the well-being of seniors in the community.