Upswell Podcast / Episode 4

Challenges surrounding immigration are front and center in our country. The fourth episode of the Upswell Podcast explores how two changemakers – one near Detroit and one in Los Angeles – are working to advance social justice for immigrant communities in those two places. Our first conversation is with Hassan Jaber, executive director and CEO…

Upswell Podcast / Episode 3

In order for the democratic process to work for all of us, it is vital that every voice and every concern is heard. On the third episode of the Upswell Podcast – themed broadly around public policy and advocacy – we talk with two changemakers who work to encourage that every member of their communities…

Mastering the future

/ By Marie LeBlanc /  On April 24, we hosted the second Upswell Lab, again in our Upswell 2018 home base, Los Angeles. This Lab built on the conversations that we started in February about the urgent issues facing Los Angeles today (read more about it here). We heard from changemakers across LA that the…

Meet Ryan Easterly!

In considering the social sector’s most valuable resources, diversity could easily be at the top of the list. The varied experiences, skills, and identities that changemakers carry with them might just be the key to solving our most complex challenges. Ryan Easterly – the very first changemaker to arrive for the very first Upswell Lab…