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Push for Good: This Week's Guide to Crowdsourcing Creative Progress

by Alessandra Rizzotti

August 30, 2013

You may know about Unique LA, where creatives and artisans sell their work to people who support locally-made goods. Now, they want to create a space in which those creatives can work together, host events, and connect with other artists. They're calling it Unique Space. Learn more from founder and GOOD member Sonja Rasula.

Successful Campaigns We've Featured That Have Been Funded in the Last Two Weeks

  • Still running: Sanitation initiative, Jhai Coffee House—raised $11,856
  • Documentary that's changing perceptions about Mexican youth, Victoria, Gto—104 percent overfunded
  • Creative customizable clothes for kids, Itty Bitty T-Shirt Company—raised $12,021
  • Documentary about Honduran drug violence through the eyes of a Narco Ranchera band— raised $40,100
  • Animated film that explores how a girl overcame her disabilities, Henrietta Bulkowski— raised $70,575
  • Still Running: Documentary exploring free press in Afghanistan, Frame by Frame—raised $41,176

Alessandra Rizzotti More Info

Alessandra Rizzotti has written for GOOD, Little Darling, Idealist, Takepart, Heeb, Smith, Hello Giggles, Reimagine, and has been featured on The White House blog for her work on the editorial series “Women Working to Do Good.” The editorial series she created for GOOD, “Push for Good,” helped raise over one million dollars for crowdfunding projects in social impact, and she helped launch impact campaigns with GOOD for Purina, GAP, Focus Features, Google, Apollo, and National MS Society. She’s also been published in three Harper Perrennial books with her six word memoirs, as well as four monologue books for Hal Leonard/Applause in collaboration with Grammy winner and GOOD member Alisha Gaddis. Her video art has been featured in Miranda July and Harrell Fletcher’s “Learning to Love You More” Gallery at the Baltic Contemporary Art Museum. In her freetime, she volunteers with CASA, beekeeps with nonprofit organization Honeylove, and edits children’s chapbooks for 826 LA. At Backstage Magazine, Alessandra currently strategizes and writes Twitter chats (in which she’s garnered seven million impressions) and edits casting notices, where she bridges the gap between filmmakers and actors.
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Push for Good: This Week's Guide to Crowdsourcing Creative Progress