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Change Agent

Change Agent, the groundbreaking, bi-annual print journal for social sector communicators, curates the ideas, thoughts, and lessons learned from the brightest and most influential voices in the field in a beautifully-designed, easy-to-digest way.

In the inaugural edition, you’ll hear from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Center for American Progress, The Rockefeller FoundationThe New York Times (twice), The Atlantic, StoryCorps’s Dave Isay, NPR’s Terry Gross, Freedom to Marry, and former State Department spokesman P.J. Crowley, among others.

Our Fall 2015 issue features The Rockefeller Foundation, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Head Writer Elliott Kalan, IDEO.org, ONE, The Case Foundation, Next Generation, Barr Foundation, NPR, Carson Research, The Pew Charitable Trusts, Harvard Business Review, Nellie Mae Education Foundation, and Fenton Communications.

If you’re interested in contributing to or supporting a future issue, we’d love to hear from you.


Spring 2015


Fall 2015

Editor’s Note | Sean Gibbons, The Communications Network
Greater Influence, More Impact | Judith Rodin & Neill Coleman, The Rockefeller Foundation
The Road to The Daily Show | Jesse Salazar in conversation with Elliott Kalan
Communicating Creatively | Jamie Drummond & Roxane Philson, ONE
The Conversation of Design | John Won, IDEO.org
Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Your Organization’s Digital Roadmap | Allyson Burns & Mike Connery, The Case Foundation
Big Communications for Small Nonprofits | Matt James, Next Generation
Creating a Communications Culture | Jim Canales & Stefan Lanfer, Barr Foundation
NPR ONE: Learning from the Audience | Sara Sarahson & Nick DePrey, NPR
The Imperfect Science of Evaluating Communications Work | Taj Carson, Carson Research
DIY PR | Melissa Skolfield, The Pew Charitable Trusts
What Ray Liotta Can Teach Us about Reputation Risk | Shaun Adamec, Nellie Mae Education Foundation
Understanding “New Power” | Jeremy Heimans & Henry Timms, Harvard Business Review
Networking When you Hate Talking to Strangers | Dorie Clark, Harvard Business Review
Brand Is Not a Dirty Word | Elke Dochtermann, Fenton


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