Category: The Slow Lane issue

Total 4 Posts

The Slow Lane issue

Total 4 Posts

Fast Tech, Slow Change

It may seem like technology will speed processes and improve outcomes, but that isn’t always the case. Here’s why.  In January 2009, we assumed we struck gold. After three years of experimentation we finally reaped real results in our efforts to spread public service innovations across cities. Billions of people around the world got subpar

“Intimate Violence is Not a Natural Disaster.”

As President Joe Biden’s transition team recently explained when reintroducing the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019, “as many as 1 in 3 women are subjected to physical violence, rape and/or stalking by a partner at some point in their lives. The rate is even higher for women of color, lesbian and bisexual women, and transgender people.” Finding a solution

Q&A: And The Children Shall Lead Us

Peace First launched 30 years ago at Harvard University with a single truism: In order to solve the world’s most pressing and difficult problems, young people must be empowered with the right skills, tools, resources, and knowledge. That idea morphed from an off-line educational effort to a multimillion dollar power house very quickly, but something

The Slow Lane Goes Live

How do you cap off an incredible issue? You take it live — The Commons Live! The event, which took place on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, brought together: Sascha Haselmayer, a New America Public Interest Technology fellow and founder and CEO of government procurement firm Citymart Eric Dawson, founder and CEO of Peace First, an