091115_SocialChangeCirclesThe goal of changing and improving systems so that they help, rather than hinder, people who are working to become economically secure requires a multifaceted approach. In all of the Insight Center’s areas of concentration, we strive to improve systems, policies, and practices.

Research, Analysis & Development

  • Conducting and publishing research to inform policy-makers
  • Identifying best practices and developing cutting-edge strategies
  • Incubating programs locally and replicating successful strategies nationally

Thought Leadership

  • Creating networks and learning communities
  • Building the capacity of local intermediaries, community-based organizations, foundations, government agencies, the private sector, and others

Community Action

  • Disseminating information through clearinghouses, conferences, and trainings
  • Developing advocacy tools and strategies