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Welcome


For social hope and economic opportunity

Sententia aims to serve as the innovation engine to confront persistent social and economic challenges in the U.S. We develop, incubate, and implement bold ideas that yield meaningful social benefit in vulnerable communities and disadvantaged regions across the country.  

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Welcome


For social hope and economic opportunity

Sententia aims to serve as the innovation engine to confront persistent social and economic challenges in the U.S. We develop, incubate, and implement bold ideas that yield meaningful social benefit in vulnerable communities and disadvantaged regions across the country.  

About


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About


 

What We Do

Sententia begins its unique organizational approach by identifying and defining specific social and economic challenges unlikely to be solved by our current institutions. We then collaborate with existing organizations and institutions to implement transformative ideas that make a meaningful difference in the lives of disadvantaged Americans.

Define

Sententia builds a team of world-class experts and collaborative, innovative thinkers to identify and define critical local, regional, and/or national challenges. Effectively identifying and defining a social or economic problem is central to the success of a given intervention.

Develop

Our team, in collaboration with partners in the non-profit, corporate, academic, and government sectors, develops innovations to address enduring challenges. We formulate these ideas into concrete and actionable visions, ready for implementation.

Implement

We partner with organizations and institutions in the non-profit, corporate, academic, and government sectors to implement our collaborative vision in local communities. Sententia is committed to pursuing a wide range of implementation strategies to achieve effective results, including, but not limited to:

  • creating and/or validating programmatic or policy innovations;
  • investing in existing local organizations;
  • developing technical solutions; or
  • forming a new entity otherwise absent from the current institutional landscape.
 
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Mission


Sententia is founded on a re-conceptualized research and development process that is tailored to the unique character of key social and economic challenges in the U.S.

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Mission


Sententia is founded on a re-conceptualized research and development process that is tailored to the unique character of key social and economic challenges in the U.S.

Big challenges, bold ideas.

We develop, incubate, and implement high-risk ideas that have the potential to yield meaningful social benefit in disadvantaged communities. Our modern institutional landscape often constrains the ability of organizations to pursue bold, non-incremental innovations. Sententia specifically aims to address those big challenges in the U.S. that remain unsolved by government, nonprofit, and private sector institutions. We aspire to be fearless: passionately in pursuit of ambitious, high-risk investments and pioneering advances that inspire hope and create opportunity.

 

 

Innovation reimagined.

We prioritize the thoughtful and precise identification of social and economic problems. Inherent institutional limitations restrict our capacity to define challenges, limit the range of innovations we can conceptualize, and distort our approaches to problem solving. Transformative innovation requires a reconceptualization of how we understand a given problem. Sententia believes that effectively identifying and defining these challenges is itself an art that requires specific skill. We build a cross-sector team of innovative thinkers and practitioners to lead this process.


Ideas-driven, results-oriented.

We collaborate and partner with existing organizations to carry out full-scale implementation of innovative ideas. Modern institutions tend to draw inflexible distinctions between research, development, and implementation. Sententia believes that our nation’s inability to overcome certain persistent challenges reflects the limitations of this approach to problem solving. Unlike most technical and scientific problems, social and economic challenges afflicting vulnerable communities are often shaped by complex human factors that do not lend themselves to solutions conceived under a traditional research and development model. Sententia aims to carry out both the development and implementation of transformative social and economic programs, and in doing so, overcome the conceptual barriers between theory and practice.

 
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Purpose


Our inherited purpose.

Sententia aspires to serve as the vehicle through which we, as a national community, join together to affirm the causes of freedom and prosperity for all Americans. Today’s immense challenges require the sacrifice and intellectual energy of a new generation. In all that we do, Sententia strives to renew our sense of civic activism and strengthen “the mystic chords of memory” that connect us to our larger, inherited purpose.

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Purpose


Our inherited purpose.

Sententia aspires to serve as the vehicle through which we, as a national community, join together to affirm the causes of freedom and prosperity for all Americans. Today’s immense challenges require the sacrifice and intellectual energy of a new generation. In all that we do, Sententia strives to renew our sense of civic activism and strengthen “the mystic chords of memory” that connect us to our larger, inherited purpose.

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