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Three Amazing Oscar Moments and Two Equally Terrible Internet Reactions

Three Amazing Oscar Moments and Two Equally Terrible Internet Reactions

This year’s Oscars proved notableas the winners utilized the unique opportunity to touch upon important human rights issues Read More

Jon Stewart’s Replacement Should Not be Another White Guy

Jon Stewart’s Replacement Should Not be Another White Guy

Stewart’s final show is yet undecided but that hasn’t stopped the Internet from exploding with speculation regarding the identity of his successor and after tirelessly skimming online media for answers I have emerged with only one conclusion: If (we) the people have any say in the matter—his replacement will not be a white man.
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One Little Town’s Fight to Get Money Out of Politics

One Little Town’s Fight to Get Money Out of Politics

On January 21, 2015 the town of Derry, New Hampshire approved a resolution regarding a Constitutional Amendment for fair voting and fair voting practices. In a unanimous 7-0 vote, Derry joined 56 other towns in New Hampshire, as well as 16 other states around the country. Read More

After 8 Years, Live Earth is Coming Back

After 8 Years, Live Earth is Coming Back

What do American Politician Al Gore and rapper Pharrell Williams have in common? From the surface, you’d think not much…except the same goal to build public support for fighting climate change with a worldwide music concert. Read More

Amanda Palmer’s Doc Supporting HeadCount

Amanda Palmer’s Doc Supporting HeadCount

“We have our voices back,” is how Amanda Palmer summed up the influence of technology on art, in the new documentary, “Amanda F**king Palmer on the Rocks.” Read More

HeadCount on Jam Cruise

HeadCount on Jam Cruise

If you’ve volunteered with Headcount you’re familiar with the concept of being ‘paid’ in the currency of music. This year, Headcount sent a handful of their Team Leaders from across the country on Jam Cruise—a festival cruise experience of immense proportion. In exchange for work that I’ve done and will continue to do with the organization, I was among these lucky few. In a sense, I received the ultimate musical paycheck. Read More

HeadCount at 10: 2013 Was a Year of Projects

HeadCount at 10: 2013 Was a Year of Projects

In 2013, HeadCount launched four separate projects that leveraged organizing know how and music savvy. Read More

HeadCount and FireChat Go Off-The-Grid

HeadCount and FireChat Go Off-The-Grid

HeadCount made another big move in the technology space this week by partnering with FireChat, an app that enables you to converse with others via smart phones – even when cell service or wifi is down. Read More

Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers: Ken Bazinet

Movers, Shakers, Music Lovers: Ken Bazinet

This year, HeadCount is taking a deeper look at the people who make and report the news in Washington, D.C. — and we’re talking to them about (what else?) music. It turns out that the people who shape the political landscape are as passionate about music as they are about politics. We’re talking to them about the bands they love and the shows that changed their lives. Read More

HeadCount at Ten: 2012, National Voter Registration Day

HeadCount at Ten: 2012, National Voter Registration Day

2012 started off just like any other year at HeadCount, with hundreds of volunteers in cities across the country registering people to vote at concerts and other events. Read More

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