AdvocacyLabs

The Science of Advocacy

Riots, Reform and the Power of Social Networks

Research suggests that the ways in which people are tied together through social networks play…

Teacher Unions and the Influence of Special Interests in Local Elections

Some of the most important education decisions in America are made by officials chosen in…

The Education Funder’s Dilemma

An important component of today’s education reform debate is the part that philanthropists play in…

The Promise of Patriotism in a Reactionary Time

In this latest edition of our AdvocacyLabs interview series with academic experts, 50CAN CEO Marc…

The Hidden History of Teacher Advocacy in the Civil Rights Movement

There has been a resurgence of both teacher activism and attention to the unfinished challenges…

Getting Emotional About Advocacy

When advocates plan a campaign they typically try to think rationally about strategies and tactics…

Podcast: Marc Porter Magee on the Science of Advocacy

Marc Porter Magee talks with TL Talk Radio about the Advocacy Labs initiative launched by FutureED and…

Where Do Volunteers Fit Into 21st Century Advocacy?

A resurgence of grassroots advocacy is raising challenging questions about the role of volunteerism, advocacy…

Advocacy Isn’t Just Arm-Twisting

As part of the AdvocacyLabs initiative, 50CAN CEO Marc Porter Magee talks with Beth…

The Science of Advocacy: A Little Opposition Is a Good Thing

An increasing focus on the science of learning is making a difference in classrooms across the…

The Local Advocacy Landscape in the Age of Trump

As part of FutureEd’s new AdvocacyLabs initiative, a partnership with 50CAN, 50CAN CEO Marc Porter…

The 50CAN Guide to Political Advocacy

In The 50CAN Guide to Political Advocacy, veteran political strategist Jonathan Nikkila pulls back…

Infighting and Innovation: Lessons from the Women’s Movement

Long associated with women’s rights, The National Organization for Women offers some key lessons for…

What is AdvocacyLabs?

About AdvocacyLabs AdvocacyLabs is an initiative of 50CAN and FutureEd that provides fresh thinking and…