With this report, the Transmission Project attempts to carve out a space for its values in the realm of online crowdsourcing. Drawing on interviews with leaders at community-based organizations and foundations including MassHousing, the Knight Foundation, and the Maine Health Access Foundation, we review several funders’ approaches to gathering wider feedback on grant applications and construct a framework that serves as a guide for future practices and as the foundation for a more inclusive crowdsourcing tool.
A promotional video for Brookline Access TV’s “Brookline Reads Video Contest”. Corps member Jessica Wholey wrote the script and did the voice over for the project.
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A flyer detailing rules for a contest. Prepared by corps member Scott Reed.
This advertisement, created by Stephen Loverme serving at HOME, Inc. in Boston, is designed to get youth to create and edit a short video and upload it to Youtube
This scoring sheet was designed to engage community members in learning more about their community and the organization. Designed by Renae Smack of Pink House in Charleston, SC, residents were challenged in a fun way and the winners received prizes. In the “My House, My Street, My Community” campaign, residents received points for home improvements (with pictures), bringing a friend to community meeting, and participating in a phone-tree.