Posts by Bob Lamb, CEO & Co-Founder

[Training] Getting Over Ourselves: How Our Own Systems for Aid and Impact Hold Back Success

The world’s greatest challenges—climate change, social conflict, species extinction, human trafficking, homelessness—are caused by what scientists call complex systems, where a large number of interacting components (social groups, emotions, technologies, beliefs, money, natural resources, etc.) make it very difficult to find lasting solutions. But even when people take that complexity seriously enough to identify promising…

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[Training] Zoned Out: Hidden Risks for Communities and 
 Investors in Opportunity Zones

Opportunity Zones, created by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, are touted as a win-win: in return for generous tax breaks, investors finance community-development projects in neighborhoods facing economic challenges. There is already some concern, however, that wealthy investors will end up with convenient tax havens without actually improving the lives of lower- and middle- income…

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We Built Momentum in 2018

Happy new year, everyone! This past year has seen us build momentum on a number of fronts: We’re very excited that Arpitha Peteru became the Foundation for Inclusion’s President and cofounder, bringing with her years of experience in consulting, coalition building, and philanthropy focused on social justice, hate speech, and violence prevention, among other talents. We…

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What Problem Does FFI Solve?

Along with “What exactly… IS the Foundation for Inclusion?” the question of what problem we solve is one we get asked a lot. It’s sometimes hard to explain, because the answer isn’t quite as simple as “mass incarceration” or “sex trafficking.” Those are social problems we help other organizations figure out how to solve collectively,…

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A Platform for Solving Large-Scale Social Problems

To solve the hardest problems in any society, it’s not enough to be individually effective. Changemakers and innovators need to be collectively strategic or their achievements will never add up to ultimate success. The Foundation for Inclusion (FFI) is building a global platform to rally, unite, and empower changemakers to solve complex, large-scale social problems. This post…

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Introductory Brief Available

Our mission is to empower changemakers and innovators to solve large-scale social problems strategically and conclusively. Take a look at our introductory brief (pitch deck) and get in touch with us to discuss ways we can work together.

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