Rep. June Robinson of the 38th District was a freshman lawmaker this year, but she's a longtime champion of policies that will help end homelessness. She gave great advice for communicating with legislators today on a conference call hosted by the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance. Don't miss our takeaways from the call!
We’re in the second half of December -- that time when everyone is reflecting on the year. So we thought we’d take a few minutes to talk about some of the most interesting and moving online advocacy campaigns of 2014.
Measuring the impact of online content is vital for nonprofits and advocacy organizations. We go over setting goals, share some tips and tools for quantitative measurements, and touch on the importance of qualitative measurements.
Images are an important part of any digital advocate’s toolkit. The right image can draw people into your content, and also help them visualize and remember information. And on social media, your audience is more likely to share images than other types of posts. Today on the Spark Change Podcast, we talk about strategies for using different types of images, and free online tools for creating them.
Organizers of Seattle's first Hack to End Homelessness went to great lengths to make sure their event would have only positive outcomes, in the form of both tech solutions and an expanded awareness of the complexity of homelessness. And they made it easy for participants and collaborators. Because we felt the Hack was an example of organizing and community-building done right, we invited Candace Faber to write about her experience managing the initiative. She shares seven lessons she learned while pulling off a successful event.