Get on an alternate path of possibility and hope.

The Harwood Institute for Public Innovation provides you with the orientation, practices and tools to make choices and work with others to create change.

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Our Impact & Results

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For Communities

We've helped people and groups in communities across the world bridge divides and find common ground on complex and sometimes divisive issues.

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For Organizations

Our approach has spread to all 50 states in the U.S. and 40 countries. We have partnered with some of world’s largest nonprofit networks, including AARP, the American Library Association, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Goodwill Industries International and United Way Worldwide.

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For Individuals

We've formally trained more than 5,000 public innovators to Turn Outward, while thousands more are using our frameworks and tools on their own. 

 

Our Story: Why We're In This Fight for Public Life

Learn to Turn Outward from Your Computer

Virtual Public Innovators Lab: An 8-Week Online Program Summer Virtual Lab: begins June 22 and meet every Thursday at 1:30pm EDT Fall Virtual Lab: begins September 21 and meet every Thursday at 1:30pm EDT

Virtual Public Innovators Lab:
An 8-Week Online Program

Summer Virtual Lab: begins June 22 and meet every Thursday at 1:30pm EDT

Fall Virtual Lab: begins September 21 and meet every Thursday at 1:30pm EDT

From Rich's Blog