Let's get to work
— and let's make it public.
Realize the meaning and power of democracy.
Advance your core purpose while helping to build a broader commonwealth.
Discover a world in which doing well and doing good go hand in hand, and expand that world’s horizons—through public work.
Xolela Mangcu, PhD
Professor of Sociology and History, The George Washington University
Author of Biko: A Life
A day does not go by without me thinking about how much Northern democracy can learn from the insights of Southern African countries, whether we are talking about the existential crises of racism, xenophobia, Covid-19, climate change, gun violence. Therein lies the global promise of public work, rediscovering our humanity against all the hate and violence that threaten to engulf all of us.