Families Belong Together and Free: Rapid Response

 At the invitation of local partners, Activate Labs has been asked to bring a Beautiful Resistance to the border and at shelters and detention centers. From July 5-15 2018, Activate Labs will be leading volunteers in responsive solidarity, advocacy, legal support, trauma healing workshops and more.

At the invitation of local partners, Activate Labs has been asked to bring a Beautiful Resistance to the border and at shelters and detention centers. From July 5-15 2018, Activate Labs will be leading volunteers in responsive solidarity, advocacy, legal support, trauma healing workshops and more.


We activate and innovate peacebuilding with movements and communities

palenstine.jpg

From Palestine to

 

the Pipeline

IMG_6751.jpg

Travel Ban at the Airports - Refugees Welcome

women.jpg

Orange County Women’s March


Our Tools

concentric circles

strategy

DESIGN AND STRATEGY

Implementing design thinking and participatory processes we create strategies for change.  Whatever the problem you are trying to solve: strategic communications campaigns, organizational program design, media/PR, behavioral change campaigns, peacebuilding interventions, or launching a new concept you are working on. 

Our approach and methodology is always participatory, experiential and user- centered design.  Our tools are visual facilitation, graphic recording, user-centered design, participatory video, games, prototyping etc. 

487BDBB9-74AF-49EF-9F78-E65C6A962B46.JPG

transformation

capacity building AND TRAINING

We are facilitators and trainers that build capacity and facilitate change. We lead large groups like conferences or organizations in a facilitated process, we convene teams or that help build community capacity to lead.  Using graphic facilitation and user centered design strategies we have led workshops on: transformative leadership, mobilizing, organizing, advocacy, digital activism, peacebuilding, conflict transformation, and more. Whether its launching a new campaign or project, training organizational and community leaders in peacebuilding and leadership or advancing policy, Activate Labs facilitates change. 

Greenline to Pipeline.jpg

storytelling

COMMUNICATIONS, MEDIA AND NARRATIVE CHANGE

We leverage design, strategic communications and technology to help tell the story of transformation.  Our innovative and creative team use digital media, transmedia storytelling, graphic design, media relations, public relations, graphic recording, participatory media to launch and support organization and movements to tell their story of transformation, hope and action.