Topic: Advocacy

Utilizing Campaigns to Grow Long-Term Organizational Strength

May 18, 2015
Campaigns are short term and set out to accomplish a goal, while long-term organizations are more permanent and mission based. A successful organization will have many campaigns during its time. Sometimes campaigns can grow larger than expected and build great momentum for your organization, which is why it is important to be prepared to engage supporters of the campaign.

From Offline to Online and Back Again: The Bike Equity Network

May 14, 2015
I am a big fan of email listservs. They can be a great tool to bring together people virtually who will not cross paths in life. My first experiment with online networking was creating the Bicicultures list in 2012.

Empowering Communities in Land Use Development Projects

November 17, 2014
Through utilizing mobile engagement tools, consulting firms are now making it easier for community members to get involved.

The Six Simple Stages to Successful Campaign Planning

August 21, 2014
Are you looking to win support for an issue, impact policy, or get a corporation or government body to change its policies? Follow this roadmap to put successful campaign strategies in place.

Follow Your Donors to Leading Technology

June 9, 2014

Leading your nonprofit to success means being nimble and having the ability to quickly respond to your supporters.  With online giving on the rise, it behooves nonprofit leadership to focus on embracing technologies for more effective fundraising.

Open Source Feminism: An Intervention with Wikipedia

March 26, 2014
In February 2014, groups of artists and tech-savvy folks staged what called they called a “feminist intervention” to Wikipedia. The idea that technology is not neutral is a heavy one. Though the whole point of open source technology is that it’s made stronger and better through collaboration, actually figuring out how to use the technology is not an equal playing field.