February 2021

We are only two months into the new year and so much is already happening in the Diversity and Opportunity realm of the Healthy Self Governance movement.

Justine Lee, Mastermind Alum and new Executive Director for Living Room Conversations, is hosting a live event next Saturday, March 6, 2021 titled “The Future Through the Eyes of Youth Leaders.” Lee invites you to watch six young advocates explore their aspirations for the world they're inheriting in this special Living Room Conversation. They'll share their experiences in civic engagement, bridge building, and what drives them to make an impact in their communities. More information on the event can be found here.

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January 2021

2021 is here and Bridge Alliance can confidently say that we and our associates ended the last year on a good note (considering the national circumstances) and have walked into the new year with optimism and a new set of initiatives. This year, we will be putting our efforts into:

  1. Diversifying and deepening our relationships
  2. Scaling the Healthy Self-Governance Movement
  3. Heightening the visibility of the Healthy Self-Governance Movement
  4. Facilitating convenings and community building within the democracy field 
  5. Creating a public facing portal that can be used by the public as well

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October 2020

With a major election and a new year around the corner, Bridge Alliance’s focus is on the future. How can we fix a system that has divided us so drastically? How do we ensure our nation prioritizes equity and equality as it moves forward? Bridge Alliance and our 100 member organizations are crafting and testing answers to these questions every day as part of the Healthy Self-Governance Movement. Here is the latest on those efforts.

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September 2020

This month in Mastermind news, our alumni have been busy! Shannon Zerfas, founder of The Thread Weekly says she has had “steady organic audience growth” since the ending of cohort #2. During the cohort, Shannon worked on expanding her e-news platform. She has now “formed connections with universities across the country and ha[s] [had] the pleasure of working with four policy research interns” to get her platform in front of a larger audience. With these new resources, Shannon is reconstructing The Thread and plans to re-launch soon with a much improved structure. 

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