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Networking 

MMC Alumni – Mastermind Alumni Network is a mutual aid network of persons connected by their love of democracy. These bi-monthy gatherings offer space for creative and collaborative support of new and “messy ideas” towards strengthening the field and its practitioners. 

Bridge Alliance Member Organizations -- all are committed to strengthening democratic ideals through their own organizational missions. Primary areas of focus include (list categories from website)

Webinars – JODIE webinars center on encouraging and equipping leaders/organizations in the democracy field towards expansion of diverse, inclusive and equitable practices. Series highlights content experts, consultants and/or practitioners exhibiting or leading such practices of change. 

Collaboration

Bridge Alliance Justice, Diversity, Equity Fund- The fund’s goal is to help scale collaborative and engagement work of community activists, organizers, and emerging leaders. Through intentional financial investment and programming, in partnership with community and family foundations, Bridge Alliance is building  capacity of uniquely diverse catalytic leadership and social enterprise. 

MasterMind Cohort (MMC) - MMC is a six- session cohort exchange designed to jumpstart your social concept and enterprises …progressing from idea to initiative. Co-learners engage design thinking-inspired techniques and perspectives encouraging ignition of their unique “practice of change”.  

The Annual Diversity Report provides a call to enlarge our understanding of what is important to our fellow Americans and enlarge our definition of the field so we may become the movement which represents all people. 

Amplification

The FulcrumThe Fulcrum is a digital news platform where insiders and outsiders to politics are informed, meet, talk, and act to repair our democracy and make it live and work in our everyday lives. The Fulcrum encourages people to move from news to action with a click of their mouse.

Daily Resource and Members Only Daily Resource -- 1 minute overview of top stories within the Bridge Alliance sent out 2-3 times each week. The email includes a list (with links) to stories by and about members within the democracy ecosystem and a way for our community to stay informed. 

Civvys is now in its fourth year (the American Civic Collaboration Awards) the Ciivvy’s are the first national awards program highlighting best practices in civic collaboration and collective action that put community and nation before party, ideology and narrow interests. continues to highlight outstanding initiatives working to collaborate across divides at the national, local and youth levels.  

Communications Support via shared PR firm, Nevins & Associates of Baltimore, MD works with Bridge Alliance itself and all Bridge Alliance members to reach local and national media outlets, draft and disseminate press releases, media training materials and social media consultation. Custom press lists are also available.

Scaling the Movement:

Citizen Connect (Citizenconnect.us) – A non-partisan platform dedicated to helping Americans find ways to heal our political divides and strengthen our democracy. The best way to do that is to make it easy for citizens to find civic and reform organizations and events that matter most to them. The just released platform is developed and iterating and needs a strong marketing push to attract millions of citizens.