Advocacy Labs

Experiments in Advocacy: What Works and Why

AdvocacyLabs, a partnership between FutureEd and 50CAN, draws on insights from academia…

The AdvocacyLabs Interviews: How to Make Change Happen

We launched AdvocacyLabs last year with 50CAN to help strengthen advocacy…

Creating Movements People Want to Join

As we are seeing in the mass protests against police brutality across all 50 states…

The Power—and Limits—of Experts in a Populist Age

With the rise of populism, advocates are questioning whether idea-centered change organizations such as think…

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 Promise of Patriotism in a Reactionary Time

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

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…

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…