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Social innovation eXchange, otherwise known as SiX, is both an event series (brought to you by The Pittsburgh Foundation in concert with Pop City, The Sprout Fund and sponsored in part by the Buhl Foundation) and a topic we plan to cover more at Pop City. Who's leading the charge in affecting change for the public good? Social innovation requires us to think differently about how to solve tough social problems,: it's getting new people around the table, from techies and artists to those in business and those already working on the issues. It's not just coming up with ideas. It's putting good ideas to work.
Social innovation Features
Join the conversation: Engage! Pop City
Pop City staff
Wednesday, December 05, 2012
Check out Pop City's new civic engagement platform where you can join conversations about making Pittsburgh a better place to be. Let's hear your ideas about how our city can be more welcoming, for example, or how we can be better connected. There's even a conversation about favorite East End Brewery beers. Click here to see
Engage! Pop City
SiX video: Connecting our City
Wednesday, November 14, 2012
This short video captures some of the energy and ideas from our recent social innovation eXchange about forging new connections in our city. Check it out and then take the next step and fund your own idea!
SiX: Sprout announces more funding for connecting Pittsburgh
The SiX team
Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Got a new and innovative idea to better connect Pittsburgh? The Sprout Fund is waiting to hear from you. Read about our latest social innovation exchange and find out how you can help move our city forward.
SiX video: Headlines for Pittsburgh's future
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Missed our recent SiX event? See it in action in this short and lively video, from choice bits from speaker Josh McManus to highlights of discussion and final ideas. Then see more in this issue on our next social innovation exchange.
Register now for our social innovation eXchange: Connecting our City
The SiX team
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Vanessa German of Love Front Porch, Tim Cook of the Saxifrage School and Seth Gernot of the The Keg Ride will join us at our next social innovation exchange on November 5th. You can join in, too, as we work to forge new connections to make Pittsburgh a more vibrant city. Register now!
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