Category Archives: Using research

The Amplification Project highlights the need for data in digital advocacy on complex issues

Data on issues such as foreclosure should be presented in user-friendly ways.

Data is often misrepresented, inaccessible or simply absent from digital advocacy efforts on complex policy issues. Using data and research, and packaging it in an engaging formats, can inform the policy debate and enhance your digital advocacy impact. This is not merely an intellectual exercise; rather, policy issues affect citizens every day in ways they…

The Amplification Project Shows Advocates How to Amplify Scholarly Research Through Digital Advocacy

Michelle Alexander’s recent book, The New Jim Crow, has become a clarion call for advocates pushing for reform of the American criminal justice system. There is still much progress to be made, however, in awareness on the issue of mass incarceration. Digital advocacy can help to make Alexander’s work more accessible and widely understood beyond…