This article was the second in a 3-part series I wrote for Forbes.com on scaling up of social entrepreneurship. The insights that led to this series came from work I did when working for Ashoka’s Globalizer program.
In this article, we look at the work of Peace First, a highly successful peace education program with operations in schools on both the East and West Coasts. They believe all young people are problem solvers and creative thinkers and their strategy is to work with educators and administrators to make social-emotional learning, civic engagement and peacemaking a part of a school’s core DNA.
They do wonderful work and they’ve faced some tough questions about how to scale their work. Its worth reading more, and you can do that here.