THE SLACKTIVISM PODCAST: S1 E4 Ft. Colum & Jack from Modern Action, hosted by Owen and Gracie

By Rebecca Chambers

R.I.S.E. Academy is a Not for Private virtual high school that focuses on service learning, connecting youth to their community and finding ways to create solutions to problems related to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. On this podcast the youth in the program interview amazing people who are doing things to create change.

In this episode Gracie and Owen interview Colum and Jack from Modern Action. Modern Action was founded in Pittsburgh, by Colum and Jack who were looking to make online activism more effective. They work with not for profit organizations to create email campaigns and send them messages about the issues that they care about to their own elective officials.

Learn more about them here

See two campaigns being lead by R.I.S.E. Youth

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