Detroit is Creating Opportunity for Social Entrepreneurs

29 Ene , 2015  

Text: Amanda Lewan | Versión en español

In a city that has nearly hit rock bottom, there’s only room to build back up.

With affordable rent in an urban area, it’s easy for an entrepreneur to get their start in the Motor City. In particular, many young professionals choosing to start a business are aware of the impact they have on their own neighborhood. We’re seeing quite the trend of entrepreneurs compelled to help re-invent industry with a social mission. More…

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Virtual Reality (VR) & fundraising

26 Jul , 2017  

Text: Arturo Coego / Cover: Jonas Tana

I think Lucy Gower is right when she says that “right now the only thing that is certain is uncertainty”. Good news is that this context is perfect for disruptive innovation.  More…

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Lourdes Mirón: “La verdadera innovación social se genera en grupo”

8 Mar , 2017  

Texto: Arturo Coego Fotografías: JOVESOLIDES

Durante los días 30 y 31 de marzo Valencia será el escenario del  III Foro de Innovación Social organizado por la Red Jovesolides. Su presidenta, Lourdes Mirón, nos presenta un evento inspirador, transgresor y apasionado donde la creatividad será la máxima protagonista. More…



Nacho Santás: “Tenemos que arriesgar, medir, sistematizar”

5 Feb , 2017  

Texto: Arturo Coego 

Fotografía de portada: pá

Conversamos sobre Trabajo Social e innovación con el Jefe de Departamento de Servicios Sociales del Distrito de San Blas en Madrid y autor del prestigioso blog Pasión por el Trabajo Social. More…

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Fundraising for Shelter: #Faceit

25 Ene , 2017  

As you can see, I just launched my brand new side project. On the 9th of March I will be running up a skyscraper in the city of London in a fundraising event called Vertical Rush. In fact, this is just a healthy excuse to raise money for Shelter, a charity that supports people at risk of homelessness to make sure there’s a home for everyone in the UK. More…


“Emprendimiento, innovación y RSC en Trabajo Social”

29 Sep , 2016  

Texto: Arturo Coego

Repasamos la que sin duda es la principal publicación relacionada con trabajo social en España. Editorial Grupo 5, a través de su editor Miguel Fernández, han hecho posible que Esther Raya y Neus Caparrós-profesoras en la Universidad de La Rioja– publiquen una obra coral que profundiza en las claves de la innovación social.  More…

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Calais: Empowerment from chaos

18 Sep , 2016  

Text and photographies: Arturo Coego | Versión en castellano

After more that one year reading stuff about war, refugees and migration, I got fed up of biased media messages. So I made a decision: To volunteer in a refugee camp.  More…

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5 lessons the Third Sector can learn from Pokémon Go

2 Ago , 2016  

Text: Arturo Coego | Versión en español

Okay, if you do not have a clue about what Pokémon Go is, please follow this link. Mental, isn’t it? Truth be told, I was very excited when I heard about the latest version as I was one of those teenagers addicted to this game in the late 90’s. More…

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Finding Dismaland: A striking call to action

31 Ago , 2015  

Text and cover photograph: Arturo Coego | Versión en español

Yes, everything you probably have heard about the latest Banksy‘s project is true: Dismaland is extremely dark, gloomy and dreary. But this post-apocalyptic festival of countercultural art also contains hope, somehow.


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Supermarkets and empathy

16 Jun , 2015  

Text and cover photograph: Arturo Nicolás | Versión en castellano

Who would think that a supermarket would be a perfect place to train social work skills? This is a story about seeing opportunities where apparently we can just see trivial routine.


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