How Change Making is Changing: Top campaign trends to prepare for in 2018
Campaigners around the world face more risks than ever while the pace of change in communications, tech and power keeps speeding up. How do global campaigners see their work changing in 2018?
Join a conversation about key trends impacting campaigning. Learn about creative and effective examples and share your ideas on how we keep campaigning fresh (and win bigger) in 2018 and beyond.
We’ll be joined by special guests Thaís Marques (PowerLabs), Tamseel Hussain (People Like Us Create), Charlotte Goodman (Arizona Capital Representation Project and TinderBot co-creator), and Feryel Charfeddine. Learn more about MobLab Live’s featured guests.
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Thaís Marques is a Director with PowerLabs where she focuses on using digital tools and tactics to reach communities of color and immigrants and move them into action-oriented teams. Prior to PowerLabs, Thaís led the digital program and student organizing at Movimiento Cosecha. While at Cosecha she developed new models for recruiting undocumented immigrants through social channels and connecting them to the movement. She has also worked as a student organizer in Newark, New Jersey, leading the fight against the privatisation of public schools.
Founder at People Like Us Create
Tamseel is the founder of People Like Us Create LLP, a mobile storytelling network that enables people to tell amazing stories by phone with social media and mobile journalism at its core. Prior to this, he led the digital communications team at Oxfam India and worked with many non-profit organizations, tech and media companies on digital media strategy, adaptation and public engagement strategies.
Law Clerk, Arizona Capital Representation Project
Charlotte is a UK-based activist who co-created a digital campaign using chatbots on Tinder to turn out young voters. She’s excited about finding more creative ways to make politics more accessible. She has managed communications and press for grassroots campaigns and is currently working on capital appeals with a death penalty non-profit in Arizona.
Feryel is a feminist activist and gender/non-violence Tunisian expert. She was the first woman to become a board member of the Tunisian students union in 2009. She was jailed and survived state violence under Ben Ali, the Troika and Beji regime. Following the Tunisian Revolution, she became a human rights activist with great sensitivity to gender justice issues. She is a non-violence trainer, peace builder and a coacher for survivors of gender-based violence. She is the co-founder of CALAM (Coexistence with Alternative Language and Action Movement).