Rooted Innovation

Supporting creative grassroots interventions for meaningful social change

Rooted Innovation

Supporting creative grassroots interventions for meaningful social change

Tag: sociology

December 11, 2018

CaSIS Cultural Emotions: Creating Cultural Change

Monday marked the Innovation Summit for the Cultural Emotions course, focused on the question of how to create cultural change on topics from immigration to higher education inclusion. Each team advanced a strategy for change based on qualitative and quantitative research and deep engagement with their own communities; many engaged local leaders in their neighborhoods […]

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November 18, 2018

Social Change / Rooted Innovator Lab – New Course Spring 2019

Professor Dmitri Seals will be launching the Rooted Innovation Lab in the spring of 2019. Exploring the theory and practice of Social Change, this course seeks to create meaningful partnerships with social impact organizations that allow them to leverage the best of our student’s social innovation talents as well as provide students with substantive learning […]

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November 18, 2018

Dec 10-14: Civic & Social Innovation Summit

The Civic and Social Innovation Group (CaSIG) is a group of faculty, staff, and students on CSU-LA’s campus stewarding the next generation of change makers. The Civic and Social Innovation Summit (CaSIS) is our signature event featuring the work of our students who have been working very hard for the entire semester to develop ideas […]

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October 6, 2018

Unions, inequality, and wealth: Making visible the value of worker power

With new evidence that the middle class may be vanishing, the role of unions in driving the expansion of the American middle class in the mid-20th century is a hot topic again. Arguments for worker power are rooted in research that shows that unions help families build wealth and secure the wages they need to […]

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August 31, 2018

Political exclusion patterns: who gets ignored?

How can cities fight political inequality and push toward an equal voice for all their residents? The everyday grind of politics elevates some voices and leaves others behind, but there often aren’t ways to trace who is being ignored. So I developed a set of tools to measure, critique, and ultimately change exclusion patterns in […]

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