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The Creative Action Network is a community of artists around the world making meaningful work, a library of gorgeous, original content available for sale and for license, and a white-label platform for mission-driven brands and organizations to run their own crowdsourced creative campaigns.
A Community of Artists
- Thousands of CAN artists all around the world
- Experienced Art Direction team collaborates with our artists to optimize highest quality
- Creative, digitally savvy members facilitate local pop up gallery shows, street art, and more
Library of Content
- Thousands of unique, high-quality, cause based posters and images
- Royalty-free license for merchandising and branding
- Our CAN Score algorithm analyzes the data we gather on all our content to help us pick the most viral content for your audience
- Fully-customizable digital platform for running creative crowdsource campaigns
- Optimized to build both your email list and your audience on social media
- Built-in actions like petition sign ups, event RSVP, print on demand merchandise, and more, convert site visits into engaged members
Jennifer 8. Lee
Journalist. Writer. Dumpling-maker. Non-linear thinker. Wrote a book. Occasionally heard on NPR. Coined "man date." Survived Colbert. Awesome Food trustee. Hacks/Hackers organizer. An Esquire "Woman We Love." Majored in applied math. On TED.com. Thinking about the future of news and virality. Amateur headhunter and matchmaker (which are very similar).
Van Jones is president and co-founder of Rebuild the Dream, a platform for bottom-up, people-powered innovations to help fix the U.S. economy.
A Yale-educated attorney, Van has written two New York Times Best Sellers: The Green Collar Economy, the definitive book on green jobs, and Rebuild the Dream, a roadmap for progressives in 2012 and beyond. Van is currently a CNN Contributor.
Natalie lives at the intersection of organizing, technology and movement-building for social change. Natalie is CEO of Rebuild the Dream, a platform for bottom-up, people-powered innovations to help fix the U.S. economy, that she co-founded with Van Jones and Billy Wimsatt.
Steven Heller wears many hats (in addition to the New York Yankees): For 33 years he was an art director at the New York Times, originally on the OpEd Page and for almost 30 of those years with the New York Times Book Review. Currently, he is co-chair of the MFA Designer as Author Department, Special Consultant to the President of SVA for New Programs, and writes the Visuals column for the New York Times Book Review.
Peter Koechley is Co-Founder and Curator-In-Chief of Upworthy, a new mission-driven media company dedicated to bringing mass attention to the things that really matter using irresistible social media. Before Upworthy, Peter produced viral media for the advocacy organisation MoveOn.org, was Managing Editor of The Onion (America's Finest News Source) and co-created the Onion News Network. He lives in Brooklyn, NY with his wife, son, and dog.
Alex Lofton is a Vice President with 270 Strategies and leads the firm's San Francisco-based operations. Alex served most recently as the GOTV Director of Cleveland, Ohio for the 2012 re-election campaign of President Barack Obama.
Dr. Jim Pugh
Jim has spent the last five years working in the progressive data and technology space, starting on the 2008 Obama campaign and continuing as the Director of Analytics & Development at Organizing for America, where he project managed the development of the first viral political app on Facebook, the "Commit to Vote Challenge". He later helped to start Rebuild the Dream and served as its Chief Technology Officer. Jim has a Ph.D. in distributed robotics from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Favianna Rodriguez is a transnational interdisciplinary artist and cultural organizer. Her art and collaborative projects deal with migration, global politics, economic injustice, patriarchy, and interdependence.