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

by Alessandra Rizzotti

May 30, 2013

Retention rates in Cambodian schools stay higher when the students feel safe and have the transportation to get there. Lotus Pedals offers bicycles and repair kits to school girls so that they can get to secondary school with less fear of being raped. Investing in girls this way can broaden their opportunities. Read more here. When you subscribe to GOOD's quarterly print magazine ($25 for 4 issues), you'll also receive a $25 code which you can use to fund projects on GlobalGiving. Subscribe at subscribe.good.is and use code GGIVING25.

Tell us what projects you're getting behind in the comments below. And, since it's Transportation month, let us know about any innovative projects that effectively redefine city streets or get people from point A to point B. Push progress forward, and do it for our collective good.

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Illustration by Jessica De Jesus

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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