A registered charity in Britain, the RSA undertakes and supports a wide variety of activities to research and develop solutions to pressing social issues.
Mission and Purpose
The RSA is a British NGO dedicated to researching and finding solutions to social challenges. Their stated mission - "to enrich society through ideas and action" - is grounded in the belief that "all human beings have creative capacities that, when understood and supported, can be mobilised to deliver a 21st century enlightenment." The RSA is supported by 29,000 Fellows who produce and share knowledge, undertake cutting-edge research, and build networks and opportunities for collaboration.
Origins and Development
Organizational Structure, Membership, and Funding
Specializations, Methods and Tools
Major Projects and Events
From 2016-2018, the RSA ran a Citizens’ Economic Council in which 54 citizens conducted their own enquiry into economic policy in the United Kingdom and worked and deliberated with policy-makers to co-create economic policy.
Analysis and Lessons Learned
 "Our Mission," The RSA, https://www.thersa.org/about-us/our-mission [DEAD LINK] Update: similar information can be found at https://www.thersa.org/about
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