Transforming From Within the Civil Society: CSO Strategies to Incide in Public Policies in the Southern Cone

The regional center of Latin America and the Caribbean, Innovation for Change, published a study whose objective is to clarify the general view on the strategies of civil society organizations (CSOs) to influence public policies in Latin America and specifically in the Southern Cone. The publication was made under the

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ComuniDas won the SID-Washington Innovation Competition award!

The ComuniDas virtual platform – developed by the Innovation for Change initiative – won the popular vote award in the 2019 SID-Washington Innovation Competition. This competition seeks innovative products and services that can provide better access to information, increase commitment and improve decision making. RACI – as a member of

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New RACI Members!

On July 30th, at the headquarters of the Tzedaká Foundation, RACI welcomed the organizations that have joined as members of the network. These incorporations express the continuity of the RACI mission that, for more than ten years, periodically joins new organizations as members with the objective of enriching and expanding

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The New Zealand Embassy in Mexico Fund Call For Proposals

Proposal The New Zealand Embassy Fund in Mexico is a program that allows flexible support for projects that clearly and directly contribute to the elimination of poverty, and that have a high impact on the socioeconomic development of the community. The projects must be in line with the mission of

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Subscribe to our newsletter in English!

We are now producing our monthly newsletter in English, as it is important to RACI to make the newsletter accessible to international readers. RACI focuses on strengthening the civil society and international cooperation as well as establishing international and local ties to increase opportunities for Argentina’s development. If you want

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Charity Data: a tool to get to know the Canadian Third Sector

On August 7th, Mark Blumberg – an expert in Canadian philanthropy – gave a talk to the members of RACI regarding how philanthropy works in Canada, what are the different work options for an organization and how you can work with a foreign organization. One of the available tools to

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Visiting CLAYSS, Another View of Learning and Solidary Service

Framed by our monthly visits to member organizations, RACI visited CLAYSS (The Latin American Center for Learning and Solidary Service). CLAYSS is an organization founded in 2002 with the objective to develop and create a practice of social service learning. Following a presentation about the topic of service learning, they

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New country classifications by income level: 2019-2020

The World Bank classifies world economies according to the Gross National Income (GNI) per capita into four income groups: high, upper-middle, lower-middle, and low. This classification is updated on July 1st each year, since there are different factors which may alter the GNI, such as income growth, inflation or demographic

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Deliberative Democracy Exchange in the Kettering Foundation

During the second week of July, RACI team members participated in the Deliberative Democracy Exchange, organized by the Deliberative Democracy Institute (DDI) of the Kettering Foundation, in Dayton, Ohio, USA. The Kettering Foundation is an organization dedicated to research, specifically focusing on citizens’ perspectives and collective action to solve problems

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Seminar on Public Participation in the Australian Embassy

On July 15th, the seminar “The Creators of Change” was held at the Australian Embassy in Buenos Aires. This event was organized by RACI together with the Australian Embassy and the International Association for Public Participation (IAP2). The meeting allowed us to reflect on democratic life and the different practices

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