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#aCreativeDC Anthology 008

Props to Morgan and the #aCreativeDC team for featuring me in this year’s Anthology 8.  There’s a lot of DOPE creative people in DC.  Check it out.

Boost Mobile Is Turning Its Storefronts Into Polling Places on Election Day

Huge props to Boost Mobile using their brand and reach to help the communities that they’re based in and making money from and interact with those communities on a personal and civic level.  Voter registration suppression and voter suppression is a hugely important issue and I don’t think I’ve ever seen a brand take on this kind of responsibility beyond allowing individuals to maybe post signage, print T-Shirts, or perhaps create a hashtag regarding registering to vote.  Not that those aren’t helpful, but I’m hopeful that more brands, especially the ones whose CEO’s have spoken out recently, take on this kind of civic engagement because actions speak louder than words.  Not to mention (and I know this wasn’t at the heart of Boost Mobile’s idea) the overarching brand loyalty they stand gain.  Hell, I’m with T-Mobile, but this definitely sparks an interest in switching or seeing how I can get involved with Boost.

Boost hopes their efforts will filter into a larger play that extends to more communities. The company has extended its polling place offer to 817 county election boards across the country, and has created a change.org petitionto drum up support.

Election officials can contact Boost Mobile directly viaelections@boostyourvoice.com.

 

Soft Launch Party for DocFreshPhotos.com

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I’ve had so much going on that I kept this under wraps, but I recently designed a website (www.DocFreshPhotos.com) to complement my DOCUMENT the Fresh exhibitions, where I highlight the event and concert photography from novice and established photographers) and tonight I’m doing a soft launch party for it hosted by the good people of 1920dc, so come thru, hang out, let’s have some good food and good drinks and take shoot some flicks.  For the event info click here.