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

by Alessandra Rizzotti

April 18, 2013

Albuquerque, New Mexico may not have a subway system—and it probably never will—but that doesn’t mean that this map couldn't inspire the city to build one, just as Better Block's streetcar website for a non-existent streetcar led them to getting a grant to rebuild it. Support a project that will unite a community and be a part of Neighborday on April 27.

Reverse graffiti, also known as dust tagging or clean advertising, is a method of creating temporary or semi-permanent images on walls or other surfaces by removing dirt from a surface. These guys aim to raise awareness about green tagging with their reverse graffiti on West Houston Street in New York.

Ondi Timoner is documenting tech innovators' stories in a web series to inspire people to learn how they can fulfill their dreams faster, better, and more efficiently. Learn more about how Timoner is incorporating Amanda Palmer into her project.

Tell us what projects you're getting behind in the comments below. Push progress forward, and do it for our collective good.

Click here to add crowdfunding projects you can care about to your To-Do list.

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 free time, she beekeeps, volunteers with nonprofit organization Honeylove, and edits children’s chapbooks for 826 LA. At nonprofit The Trevor Project, Alessandra writes about their suicide prevention and crisis intervention programs for LGBTQ youth, helping forward their mission to save young lives.
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Push for Good: This Week's Guide to Crowdfunding Creative Progress