News

Check back often for the latest Social Innovation Forum news and to stay up-to-date on the work of our Innovators and Entrepreneurs. 

  • Sponsored coworking memberships for organizations supporting immigrants and refugees

    Eastern Bank and Social Innovation Forum offer office space and access to workshops, training, and more to help nonprofits build capacity.
    • By Melissa Duggan and Anna Trieschmann
    • Published on September 27, 2017

    With generous sponsorship from the Eastern Bank Charitable Foundation, the Social Innovation Forum (SIF) is offering up to one year of free coworking membership to individuals/nonprofit organizations in greater Boston that provide support and promote successful integration and advancement for immigrants, refugees, and asylum-seekers. 

    SIF Coworking Space
  • Defending the Dreamers

    What we can do to help undocumented immigrants

    At SIF we are all feeling challenged by the Trump administration’s decision last week to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Unless Congress acts, nearly 800,000 young immigrants who had been brought to the United States by their parents will be at risk for immediate deportation.

  • Moving On: Reflections on a Decade with SIF

    Associate Director Katie Barnett shares her SIF journey
    • By Katie Barnett
    • Published on September 14, 2017

    Little did Katie Barnett know a short-term consulting project with the Social Innovation Forum would be the beginning of a ten-year journey of learning and inspiration.

    Katie and Evelyn
  • Coworking Q&A with Matthew Henry, Exceptional Lives

    What is it like to work in Boston’s only coworking space by nonprofit professionals for nonprofit professionals? Social Innovation Forum’s Manager of Strategic Partnerships, Anna Trieschmann, sat down with Matthew Henry, Data Resource Specialist for Exceptional Lives, an SIF coworking member to get his take on coworking at SIF.

    Matthew Henry, Data Resource Specialist at Exceptional Lives, works at a shared table in SIF's Coworking Space
  • Putting the "Social" in Social Innovation, August 26 - September 1

    Your Weekly Guide to Exciting Events in Greater Boston
    • By Sylvia Dao
    • Published on August 24, 2017

    Check out the final installment in this summer's "Putting the 'Social' in Social Innovation" summer blog series to find exciting events hosted by our past Innovators and Entrepreneurs.

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  • Putting the "Social" in Social Innovation, August 19-25

    Your Weekly Guide to Exciting Events in Greater Boston
    • By Sylvia Dao
    • Published on August 18, 2017

    Check out the 11th installment in this summer's "Putting the 'Social' in Social Innovation" summer blog series to find exciting events hosted by our past Innovators and Entrepreneurs.

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  • Putting the "Social" in Social Innovation, August 12 - 18

    Your Weekly Guide to Exciting Events in Greater Boston
    • By Sylvia Dao
    • Published on August 10, 2017

    Check out the tenth installment in this summer's "Putting the 'Social' in Social Innovation" summer blog series to find exciting events hosted by our past Innovators and Entrepreneurs.

    Summer Blog Series
  • Putting the "Social" in Social Innovation, August 5 - 11

    Your Weekly Guide to Exciting Events in Greater Boston
    • By Sylvia Dao
    • Published on August 04, 2017

    Check out the ninth installment in this summer's "Putting the 'Social' in Social Innovation" summer blog series to find exciting events hosted by our past Innovators and Entrepreneurs.

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  • Putting the "Social" in Social Innovation, July 29 - August 4

    Your Weekly Guide to Exciting Events in Greater Boston
    • By Sylvia Dao
    • Published on July 28, 2017

    Check out the eighth installment in this summer's "Putting the 'Social' in Social Innovation" summer blog series to find exciting events hosted by our past Innovators and Entrepreneurs.

    Summer Blog Series