Praise for The Power of Social Innovation
"Goldsmith guided us in Florida on our successful faith-basedinitiatives. His bold approaches continue to inspire publicofficials and community groups alike with keys to activatingcitizens and expanding opportunity for all."
—Jeb Bush, former Governor, Florida
"It has been a great pleasure to work with Steve Goldsmith. Hiswork with us at America's Promise and all of his other diligentefforts are so well reflected in this book. The Power of SocialInnovation reminds each of us in government, philanthropy, thenonprofit community, and as private citizens that we can and mustwork together to ensure the full fulfillment of the American Dreamand to ensure the success of our most precious resource, ourchildren."
—Alma J. Powell, chair, America's Promise Alliance
"The Power of Social Innovation is a must read for socialinnovators who want to make a powerful impact. Stephen Goldsmithsurveys the field and provides indispensible tools to help civicentrepreneurs scale up their ideas and produce the best possibleresults."
—Geoffrey Canada, president and CEO, Harlem Children'sZone
"Goldsmith provides a useful toolkit for entrepreneurial publicexecutives and innovative nonprofits and foundations. His researchencourages transformative social change by advocating a shift infocus from direct services to citizens to building new, higherperformance networks of public, private, and nonprofitorganizations."
—Mark R. Warner, United States Senator, Virginia
"When it comes to doing good, Stephen Goldsmith is as disruptivean innovator as we've seen. Read and study The Power of SocialInnovation if you don't just want to do good, but want to makethe greatest impact possible."
—Clayton M. Christensen, professor, Harvard BusinessSchool and author, Disrupting Class
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