Community Improvement, Capacity Building

Smartmeme, Inc.

  • Oakland, CA
  • www.storybasedstrategy.org

Mission Statement

Center for Story-based Strategy's (CSS) mission is to build movements and amplify the impact of grassroots organizing with new strategy and training resources, values based communications, collaborations, and meme campaigning. CSS uses the power of narrative to advance a holistic vision of grassroots social change that connects struggles for democracy, peace, justice, and ecological sanity.

Main Programs

  1. strategy consultation
  2. Trainings
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

We offer social justice networks, alliances and organizations the analysis, training and strategic support to change the story on the issues that matter most.

Since 2002, we've trained over 5,000 change-agents to be transformative storytellers. Through partnerships and direct-support services, we've collaborated with over 300 organizations to win critical campaigns.

ruling year

2006

Principal Officer since 2015

Self-reported

Christine Cordero

Keywords

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social change strategy, innovation, storytelling, movement building

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EIN

20-1897585

 Number

3809854090

Also Known As

Center for Story-based Strategy

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Community Improvement, Capacity Building N.E.C. (S99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

strategy consultation

SmartMeme serves national and grassroots organizations as a comprehensive source for movement based strategy consultation, messaging, meeting planning and facilitation, communications, and design.

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Other Named Groups

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Program 2

Trainings

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Service Areas

Self-reported

National

We offer social justice networks, alliances and organizations the analysis, training and strategic support to change the story on the issues that matter most.

Since 2002, we've trained over 5,000 change-agents to be transformative storytellers. Through partnerships and direct-support services, we've collaborated with over 300 organizations to win critical campaigns.

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Smartmeme
Fiscal year: Aug 01-Jul 31

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Smartmeme, Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Christine Cordero

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Amara Possian

LeadNow CA

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