Government And Social Innovation: Current State And Local Models – New Orleans Five Years After Katrina
In 2006, then Lieutenant Governor Mitch Landrieu launched the Louisiana Office of Social Entrepreneurship, putting his state at the forefront of a growing national trend of government-led efforts to spur social innovation and better match resources with results. In establishing this office, Landrieu aimed to make Louisiana “the most hospitable place in the country for those who are launching and testing the best, most effective new program models for social change.”
This article appeared in the MIT Journal Innovations. It describes and compares offices of public private partnership across the country.