Fast Company: World Changing Ideas 2019

April 8, 2019 Posted under Open Hiring

More big news! The Center for Open Hiring at Greyston is a finalist for Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Award in the Social Justice category, projects that help advance the cause of civil rights for marginalized people or groups, along so many great organizations with inspiring missions. Congrats to all winners, finalists, and honorees in all categories. Cheers to making the world a better place for all.

World Changing Ideas is one of Fast Company’s major annual awards programs focused on social good. A panel of judges from across sectors choose winners, finalists, and honorable mentions based on feasibility and the potential for impact. With a goal of awarding ingenuity and fostering innovation, Fast Company draws attention to ideas with great potential and helps them expand their reach to inspire more people to start working on solving the problems that affect us all.

 

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Be the change you wish to see in the world.

—Mahatma Gandhi

SOCIAL JUSTICE

WINNER 

UpsolveUpsolve

FINALISTS

The Billion Dollar Fund for WomenThe Billion Dollar Fund for Women
The Center for Open Hiring at GreystonGreyston
Compass InitiativeGilead
Equal Justice Initiative Brand IdentityTurner Duckworth
Global Youth Justice MovementGlobal Youth Justice
Nest Standards Program for Homes and Small WorkshopsNest
RebblRebbl and Not for Sale
Sacred VoteSacred Generations
Transform HollywoodGLAAD and 5050by2020
Unlocked FuturesNew Profit and FreeAmerica
We Have RightsACLU and Brooklyn Defender Services

HONORABLE MENTIONS

Code NextGoogle
Correctional Conservation Collaboration, Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, TreeVitalize
Emotional Analytics for Social Enterprises and the Grameen GuruAccenture Labs India
Fable Tech LabsFable Tech Labs
Fair Trade USAFair Trade USA
Help Delhi BreathePurpose
Initiative for Medicines, Access & KnowledgeI-MAK
The Miranda ProjectIIT Institute of Design
Neighborhood Health HubCityblock
Pop Culture CollaborativePop Culture Collaborative
Social Friday, Breon
StreetCredStreetCred
Street Team Tool, Streetlives
Transforming a jail into a collegeNew Earth
Urban Wood ProjectRoom & Board