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America Recycles Day is Today–and It’s Every Day at Impact Hub and CIC

In honor of America Recycles Day, November 15, we took a look at a day in the life of the CIC recycling program: How many times has this happened to you? You’ve just finished a hot cup of coffee or a delicious snack in the kitchen, when you look at the time and realize you need to get back to what you were doing.…

Seven Prescriptions to Cure the Social Innovator’s Post-Election Blues

Now that the 2016 election is over, the question confronts us: What are we to do? Political solutions are not going to come in the next four years for the many urgent problems of the world. Our national politics are not leading us towards policies that will lead to a better tomorrow.…

National Stress Awareness Day: Nov. 2, 2016

Sometimes it’s the fuzzy buzzing headache or just the soreness from fatigued shoulder muscles. Could you be feeling like you are dragging through the day, or might have unknowingly turned the cup of caffeine into a small god? It’s probably time to check in with yourself and be aware of what is happening to your body.…

Design Museum Boston: Contributing to Social Impact

  Just around the corner from the main Impact Hub coworking space and nestled between BranchFoods and CIC’s FabLab is Design Town, a central work space for the Design Museum Boston. The Design Museum Boston is a nonprofit nomadic museum with a two-part core mission.…

Learning Diversity: My Bumpy Start on a Personal Change Journey

As a young professional and emerging entrepreneur whose central work is in diversity – I held my breath as many in the nation watched the rash of violence making its way in cities across the country in the last few weeks.…

Can I have some financial support please?

Asking for money can be intimidating or just uncomfortable for some people. But what happens when you truly have a good cause and you want to get the word out and to gain financial help? Crowdfunding! The word crowdfunding brings so many thoughts to the mind like: The big YES, because you know your financial burden is going to be relieved by a crowd, and the big “Uh oh” that comes with the discomfort of asking people for money and getting them to believe in your worthy cause!…

Let’s think about Design Thinking!



This week there are two amazing events focused on Design Thinking methodology 
here at Impact Hub Boston, both presenting tools to improve your problem-solving skills! We know sometimes it can be overwhelming to deal with complex problems and make the world a better place!…

Our U.Lab Journey: Co-Initiation

This is Monique Alvarado, Impact Hub Daytime Host again! Reporting on what the first session of U.Lab was like for this year’s 2016 participants. Additionally, I will share my own journey of change in future posts.  Previously, I had reported a bit on the history and intention of Otto Scharmer’s – “Theory U” and Impact Hub’s collaboration with the Presencing Institute to host a series of hubs.…