The US is mired in some of the most toxic and unproductive politics in recent memory. The author of this report argues that America’s democracy and pluralism make digital activism less effective at bringing about dramatic change.
Building network capacity is not magic. Powering networks for social action are constructed around seven key enabling attributes. The challenge to grassroots organizers and advocacy communication strategists is to match mobilizing and advocacy efforts with these new behaviors, while also exploiting the advantages provided by emerging technologies and communications mediums. Network-centric advocacy is the adaptation of advocacy and traditional grassroots organizing to the age of connectivity.
Powering Social Campaigns for Good Engage supporters beyond like, comment, and share. ActionSprout connects to the services you already use and love like Salesforce, MailChimp, Salsa, and NationBuilder. When a supporter takes action, their contact information is instantly synced to your email lists or CRM databases. You can also download all of your data into a CSV file so you can use it wherever you want.
The Interactive Smart Chart is based on the Spitfire Strategies Smart Chart 3.0 – a planning tool that helps nonprofits make smart choices and develop high-impact communications strategies. This online version of the Smart Chart offers an interactive approach to the planning process.
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