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Halt the Harm Network

The Halt the Harm Network is a people-powered network connecting leaders and supporters in the movement to halt the harms of fracking in order to solve problems, collaborate, share ideas and inspire each other to halt fracking’s impact on our families, communities, and environment. Since the start of the boom in unconventional drilling in America,…

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The Breathe Project and First Clean Air Day

Netcentric Campaigns led a series of advocacy projects in Pittsburgh that brought together organizations and advocates working to improve the region’s air quality and increase their capacity to win future campaigns. Working alongside grantee organizations from The Heinz Endowment, our team oversaw a series of campaigns to achieve policy change and increase the capacity of…

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Netcentric Campaigns Communications Fellow

Senior Communications Fellowship This mid-career and the seasoned professional program aims to support spreading the understanding of network campaigns, network organizing and the work of network management all while serving the efforts of other fellows and projects of Netcentric Campaigns.  The fellowship offers hands-on work, talent development, and structured immersion in advancing our communications work.…

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HHN Quarterly Researcher Fellowship 2019

This program aims to support spreading the understanding of network campaigns, network organizing and the work of network management all while serving the efforts of other fellows and Halt the Harm Network project of Netcentric Campaigns.  The fellowship offers hands-on work, talent development, and structured immersion in advancing our communications work. This Fellowship opportunity provides…

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Prevent Obesity Network

Netcentric Campaigns transformed the childhood obesity movement when it launched PreventObesity.net, an advocacy network of more than 3,800 leaders and 315,000 grassroots supporters dedicated to reversing this troubling epidemic. PreventObesity.net empowers people working in support of policies to reduce childhood obesity nationwide. Netcentric Campaigns’ work on PreventObesity.net spanned the original design and launch with the…

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Network Analysis: Indigenous Women and Girls

Understanding that the greatest energy and wisdom in a network lies in its edges, Netcentric Campaigns worked in partnership with the Spirit Aligned Leadership Program to better understand the network of connections between Indigenous women and girls across the United States and Canada. Netcentric Campaigns supported the Spirit Aligned Leadership Program for Indigenous Women and…

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Why Build a Network?

The harms from fracking are real and well-documented, affecting air and water quality, public health, worker safety, wildlife and many other aspects of our lives. That has given rise to a movement of dedicated individuals across the country fighting to protect against these dangers. They are advocating for legal and policy solutions and uncovering vital…

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No Network of Networks

Occasionally, I run across the phrase “a network of networks.” The general idea is pretty clear, but the language can also sound a little “empire building” or “the one ring to rule them all” -ish. It is important when this language pops up to dig into it. A network of networks is not about combining…

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Mending the Nets

Recently, our team came across a blog published by the Center for Strategic Philanthropy and Civil Society titled “Hauling in the Nets,” written by Tony Proscio. The blog is an overview of a presentation (which you can view below) by John Ettinger, CEO of the Helmsley Charitable Trust, who makes some insightful critiques of –…

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Grassroots Organizers AND Network Builders

Often, our team is confronted with comparisons of our work to the work of grassroots organizers. So we thought we’d dig into the nuances of network building by comparing it with grassroots organizing in three areas: concentration, services, and leadership. But before we get into comparing, it’s important to understand how we’ll be defining them.…

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