Social Innovators

Posted on December 5, 2015 by Melissa Golden
Soccer Innovation

Soccer & Social Innovation?

“Before I joined DSI, I was only a soccer coach for high-school students. ‘I want to change myself,’ I thought.” And that was just what Ryoma Tanaka did. A law student at Keio University, he still coaches soccer for high-school

Posted on October 5, 2015 by Melissa Golden

What did we do this summer?

Tiyi, [our first participant from France!] now studying at the International School of Asia, Karuizawa in Japan, shares a rundown of all the things she did and learned at ESI this summer. Thanks for bringing all your insights and ideas,

Posted on September 23, 2015 by Melissa Golden

Where People Who Are the Problem Can Be the Solution

Delancey Street Foundation has been a long time favorite organization for VIA Social Innovation program participants. ESI participant Cicy Zhang from Beijing shares her unforgettable experience at this “place for second chances” in this moving video reflection. {"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org\/","@id":"https:\/\/viaprograms.org\/where-people-who-are-the-problem-can-be-the-solution\/#arve-youtube-osiu9wtveb06426fb9d5c811458326668","type":"VideoObject","embedURL":"https:\/\/www.youtube-nocookie.com\/embed\/OsIu9wTveb0?feature=oembed&iv_load_policy=3&modestbranding=1&rel=0&autohide=1&playsinline=0&autoplay=0"}

Posted on September 9, 2015 by Melissa Golden

No Risk, No Reward!

Part of our mini journey through Exploring Social Innovation program. Follow our two participants from Taiwan and Japan as they take the paperclip challenge through the streets of San Francisco reaching out to strangers and making some luck! {"@context":"http:\/\/schema.org\/","@id":"https:\/\/viaprograms.org\/no-risk-no-reward\/#arve-youtube-gzpdbmne1cg6426fb9d5e9e8985368919","type":"VideoObject","embedURL":"https:\/\/www.youtube-nocookie.com\/embed\/gzPdBmne1cg?feature=oembed&iv_load_policy=3&modestbranding=1&rel=0&autohide=1&playsinline=0&autoplay=0"}