Life on Albany Street Hackathon


A hackathon is traditionally considered to be an event, lasting several days, in which a large number of people meet to engage in collaborative computer programming. The Activist Lab is applying that concept to real-world activism in public health. This fall, the Activist Lab is hosting the first hackathon and the theme is Life on Albany. Where … Continue reading “Life on Albany Street Hackathon”

Published on August 22nd, 2017 in Advocacy Training | Tags: , , ,

#ENOUGH: It’s Time for Congress to Act

#ENOUGH gun violence

Professor Michael Siegel on the overdue need for Congress to restore federal funding for research into gun violence, second in a four-day video and social media campaign to draw attention to the toxic mix of access to guns and the rhetoric of hate. #Enough In the aftermath of the mass shooting in an Orlando nightclub in June 2016, the Activist Lab … Continue reading “#ENOUGH: It’s Time for Congress to Act”

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Advocacy Bootcamp


This all-day team-based workshop will teach you crucial advocacy skills, such as how to define and frame an issue, how to build coalitions, how to develop and implement a strategic plan, and how to testify in a legislative hearing. You will learn these skills and apply them in a case study. Previous topics have included … Continue reading “Advocacy Bootcamp”

Published on August 15th, 2017 in Advocacy Training | Tags: ,