What can Silicon Valley Learn from Grassroots Organizing?
Gabriel Leader-Rose, Good Call
Too often, investors and entrepreneurs focus too much on system level problems and forget the voices of communities who are the true experts on the problems and systems that affect them. Join us to learn how Good Call, a tech-enabled arrest support hotline, developed their product, validated their impact, and scaled by using grassroots organizing and putting their communities and community partners first at every step of their process.
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