Going Beyond Resonance: How Social Change Advocates Can Craft Messages That Work
The Power of Fact in a ‘Post-Truth’ World
5 Black Artists Driving Change that You Need to Know
Posted: February 11, 2016
Art provides a unique engine for driving social change. In it's various forms, art can foster empathy through storytelling and provide a face for various issues. From poetry to visual art to music, art can reach new audiences in ways that touch their lives, give them hope and inspire them to take action. So, here are five black artists you need to know.
Why We’re Building Changeville
Posted: January 5, 2016
This year’s Changeville is just the beginning of what we hope will become a vibrant creative community among those using their art and storytelling abilities to drive change, while also creating a shared destination for those who create and appreciate this kind of work. Read more about what we are building.
Part Of The Argument: LGBTQ Storytelling and Social Change
Posted: September 10, 2015
The acceleration in the LGBTQ rights movement has been remarkable and can be attributed to the activists who have busted their asses to change the minds of policymakers and judges. But storytelling has been an accelerant to the pace of change. Aggregate, a creative strategy group, has created a timeline mapping LGBTQ storytelling.
And…ACTION: Saving the World One Guilty Pleasure at a Time
Posted: August 19, 2015
We all know the influential power of media and storytelling, but And…Action- a new project of Spitfire Strategies that connects film and TV stories on important issues with nonprofits working on similar issues- are using the duo strategically to drive change.
Moving from Allies to Advocates for LGBT Equality
Posted: July 9, 2015
Marriage equality has finally arrived, and while turning our Facebook profile photos into rainbows of pride is a great way to signal our support for LGBT rights, it’s really just a first step.
Rebranding The Single Mom
Posted: May 25, 2015
Why this mom thinks it’s time to rebrand the single mom.
Aim For The Head But Don’t Miss The Heart
Posted: April 28, 2015
Change happens when people's emotional and rational sides are aligned.
3 Lessons for Nonprofit Writers from Harvard’s Steven Pinker
Posted: April 6, 2015
Want to write well? Start by looking at the evidence for what makes for effective writing.