Imagination powers change – and changes power.
Our book: The Art of Activism
You can now order our book, The Art of Activism: Your All-Purpose Guide to Making the Impossible Possible. It includes straightforward lessons, insights, and research from the couple decades of our work (and jokes!).
We’re supporting organizations and individuals that protect the freedom to vote in the United States with creativity and innovation. We’ve trained, mentored, and funded over 300 people and projects, reaching an audience of over two million, all across the country.
You’re invited to Revolutionizing Activism, our popular online conversation series featuring incredible creative activists from around the world, talking about the most pressing topics in creative advocacy today.
We offer training for artists, activists, and organizations on theory, methods and skills for maximizing their impact. In 2021 alone we’ve trained hundreds of activists, artists, and investigative journalists in the Western Balkans and West Africa, and democracy advocates across the United States, and public health advocates around the world.
We provide advising for groups and organizations on strategic, creative methods for activism, grant making, and assessment. 2021 advising partners include; Greenpeace, A Blade of Grass, Art Against Ageism, Recess Art, and Open Society Foundations.
We conduct and share research on the practice and impact of artistic activism.
We give away podcasts, videos, webinars, guides and other online training resources you can access now..
Our book The Art of Activism: Your All Purpose Guide to Making the Impossible Possible published by O/R Press.
Revolutionizing Activism – our online discussion series covering innovative ideas in artistic activism from around the globe
What we do
We are a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. Your donation helps support artistic activism worldwide.
Moving voters Forward with more creativity, innovation, and impact Learn more and apply to join our creative activism voting workshop this September. Wisconsin has very important elections this year, at the federal, state, and local levels. But in the face of polarization, trust in elections is at a low ebb. With government systems that feel …
Last week we held a second meeting to give shape to what we are calling an international research collaboratory (co-lab) on artistic activism. This is an initiative bringing together researchers from the Aoteroa/New Zealand, China, Denmark, Peru, Senegal, South Africa, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States. Our collective objective is to generate a …
PREAMBLE On Friday June 24, 2022 the United States Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. Along with the shock, grief, dread, and anger we’re feeling, many people are wondering what they can do in this moment. We don’t have a silver bullet that can solve this. If we did, we’d all be doing it. However, …
Fighting for Abortion with Creativity and Impact On Monday, June 27, we held a special event to talk about how to help support abortion rights. We were joined by Julia Kaye of the ACLU and Rija Nazir of the pro-abortion Vote Neigh campaign in Kansas. Read on for ways to help, what to do now, …
Fighting for Abortion Rights with Creativity and Impact Join us for Ways to Show Up this Monday, June 27th at 4pm ET. Let’s talk about how to help support abortion rights. Whether you’re a long time activist or new to this, we’ll discuss how to support other groups and people with your passion and creativity. …
Watch our info session about Unstoppable Voters Take on the Midterms, and apply by July 7 Learn all about Unstoppable Voters Take on the Midterms In our Info and Q&A session, we got into the details about the Unstoppable Voters Fellowship and Action Accelerator, the funding, training, mentorship, and community involved, and how to apply …