The Lab’s Mid-Year Newsletter- BMW Responsible Leaders’ Award; Accountability Ambassadors; an OpenGov Hub in Nepal and More!

Photo credit: Morgana Wingard

Photo credit: Morgana Wingard

As we produced our first Impact Report earlier this year, we learned that our friends and supporters would like to receive more information about what we do, so we’d like to update you on some of our exciting growth so far this year. A few highlights have been finding Accountability Ambassadors to bring the Lab to 3 new countries, co-hosting the Honesty Oscars, and establishing an OpenGov Hub in Nepal!Honesty Oscars

DSCN1459Change-makers- Since January, we have begun incubating five new accountapreneurs, each working on an exciting new accountability tool:
Invisible Theater, Nepal
Accountability Clubs, Liberia
Integrity Idol, Nepal
Civic Schools, Nepal
Accountability Art School, Liberia

BMWAwards- We are happy to announce that the Lab received the BMW Foundation Responsible Leaders Award, was named a Great Nonprofits 2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit, won the Making All Voices Count Grand Challenge for Development, and was selected to participate in the Points of Light Civic Accelerator.

2013-Impact-650wReporting- Check out our fun, new infographic on how our model works. And if you want more details on our Accountapreneurs, make sure to read our 2013 Annual Report and our quarterly Accountability Collective reports!

Crowdfunding- Did you know you can give on Twitter? We’re a running a crowdfunding campaign with tinygive to raise $2,000 to enable our Community Justice Teams to bring their great work to another of Liberia’s poorest neighborhoods. Over the past 5 days, we’ve raised $908 from 43 donors. Please join in and help us reach our goal by Wednesday! A simple tweet and a few dollars can go a long way– click here to learn more.

Credit: Morgana Wingard

Credit: Morgana Wingard

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