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Thank you! And stand by for celebrity awards!

It’s official! More than 1,600 players joined us in the final 48 hours, playing 18,160 cards! As we wrap our 48-hour global conversation with the world about catalysts for change, we are extend our deepest gratitude to everyone who joined. … Continue reading

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The Final Mission: A PERSONAL MICRO-ACTION

Calling all Catalysts for Change! Micro-actions count as much as micro-ideas. As a final mission, tell us ONE MICRO-ACTION YOU WILL TAKE in the next month to be a catalyst for positive social change. It could be as simple as … Continue reading

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Mission 13: The INNOVATIVE CITIZENSHIP Award!

As catalysts for change, you are all engaged citizens. Let’s turn our focus on new and innovative ways to build an engaged citizenship as a path to equity and well-being. The Innovative Citizenship Award goes to the card or chain … Continue reading

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Mission 12: The RESILIENCE Award

In a world of rapid change and uncertainty, the ability to weather shocks and bounce back to thrive better than before is a core need of individuals, families, and communities. This is resilience, and let’s focus on building resilience. The … Continue reading

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Mission 11: The GREEN WORK Award

The next decades will challenge humanity to build sustainable lifestyles for everyone. Let’s focus our attention on ways to build material well-being in marginalized communities while rebuilding and restoring our environments for the generations that will follow. The Green Work … Continue reading

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Mission 10: The YOUTH SPIRIT Award

Young people all over the world are looking for new paths to successful and rewarding lives. For the next two hours, let’s focus on ways catalyze unexpected new opportunities for young people in marginalized communities. The Youth Spirit Award goes … Continue reading

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Mission 9: Be an URBAN CHAMPION!

We’ve passed the tipping point: more than half the people in the world now live in cities—often very dense cities without sufficient housing, water, utilities, and transportation. For the next two hours, let’s be Urban Champions. The Urban Champion Award … Continue reading

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Mission 8: Catalyze a DIGITAL LEAP!

Now more than ever, digital innovation can happen anywhere and some of the most important innovations are happening in the poorest communities. Let’s spend the next two hours catalyzing a global DIGITAL LEAP in marginalized communities. The Digital Leap Award … Continue reading

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Celebrity Awards: The List:

In case you missed any of the Catalyst for Change Celebrity Award announcements today, here’s the list: The Rockefeller Foundation Award for the most inspiring approach to innovation in social change for the next century. The Mitch Kapor Award for … Continue reading

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Mission 7: Catalyze WOMEN’S LEADERSHIP

Many of you have played cards about gender and poverty. Now let’s focus for the next two hours specifically on the role that women can play in the future of poverty and the future of well-being. The Women’s Leadership award … Continue reading

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