After becoming frustrated with watching clients unsuccessfully try to adopt the tactics and technologies of much larger organizations, I went searching for a digital strategy model that plays to the strengths of small nonprofits. Based on case studies and interviews with more than a dozen experts, this article lays out a framework for how small nonprofits can excel in the digital world.
Read it as published by Greenpeace's Mobilisation Lab.
At the end of the day, if small nonprofits are going to use digital tools successfully, they need their own model, one that is an extension of the strategies that make them successful, and leverages strengths that aren’t available to larger groups.
Read my post on See3's Re:Vision blog to learn how successful organizations are doing it.
In the four years I spent as an emergency medical technician in New York City, I became very uncomfortable with the priorities of the emergency medical system in the US. Trying to understand whether my experiences were representative, I dived into federal data on patient care and outcomes in emergency departments. What I found was disturbing.
Read the illustrated essay I wrote about my experiences and findings here.
There is a wave of homophobic persecution sweeping Sub-Saharan Africa, and the international community is sitting on its hands. Why is there not more outrage? Why is the response different than when governments criminalize racial, ethnic or religious minority groups?
Drawing on my experience working with African LGBT activists as an HIV prevention advocate, I wrote this article to try to unpack these questions. Read it at avant.org.