Discover what's possible.

We share stories that inspire action.

We believe the actions of one individual can propel us forward and positively change our world. CSIS Studio showcases people who are doing just that -- changing the world by addressing issues in their own communities. These people come from different sectors and parts of the country, use different business and organizational models, and focus on various social issues, but they have something important in common: they took notice of an issue that mattered to them, and they did something about it.

We hope that their stories inspire you to learn more about how these issues exist in your own community, and how you can find your own unique ways to make a difference.

If you're ready to create change, start taking action from right where you are. Watch these videos and discover tools and resources that will help you get started today. Discover what's possible.

Together, we can change the world for the better.

Our Partners

CSIS Studio is a multimedia studio within the Center for Social Impact Strategy, a research and action center based at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy & Practice.

The Team

Crouching Tiger LLC

Strategy & Project Management 
WhyWhisper Collective

Web & Graphic Design
Kaveh Sadeghian

Learning Consultant
Ariel Schwartz, PhD

Executive Producers
Cosmo Fujiyama
Peter Frumkin, PhD

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