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Bangsokol: A Requiem for Cambodia, an extraordinary symphonic work by internationally acclaimed composer Him Sophy; U.S. Release May 20, 2022, on Entertain Impact

New York, NY – March 28, 2022 – Bangsokol: A Requiem for Cambodia, composed by internationally acclaimed Cambodian composer and survivor of the Khmer Rouge, Him Sophy, is the first major symphonic work that addresses the traumas of the Cambodian genocide of the late 1970s. The piece places the musical ritual of a Bangsokol – a…

Women’s History Month 2022: Amplifying Female Leaders in Philanthropy

We love Women’s History Month because it creates space for us to spotlight talented leaders with whom we have the honor to work. This year, we’re featuring four women across different sectors of the social impact space. In youth development, political advocacy, social enterprise, and historic preservation, each brings her perspective and background to the…

Ambassador Programs vs. Influencer Marketing: What You Need to Know

This month, we’re continuing our series on cause influence, diving into everything you need to know about influencer marketing, celebrity surrogates, and ambassador programs with the intention of providing non-profit and purpose-driven communications leaders a crash-course version of the insights and advice we offer our clients every day. In this installment, we dive into ambassador…

Protect Voting Rights On World Day Of Social Justice

To honor World Day of Social Justice on February 20, we’re identifying specific ways we can address social justice issues in our own communities. First, let’s take a second to reflect on what World Day of Social Justice means. To achieve social justice would mean to live in a society where all people feel safe,…

Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for the Socially Responsible Lover

Valentine’s Day is all about expressing love, for our partner, friends, and family. But why stop there? Valentine’s Day can also be a day when we show love for our community and planet. If you show affection through gift-giving, consider buying your Valentine something from a socially responsible brand that’s working to make a difference….

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We are still reeling from the Supreme Courts decision to strip away the constitutional right to abortion. However, seeing people galvanize action to fight this ruling continues to give us hope. We are grateful to all the celebrities and everyday people using their platforms to raise awareness about the importance of reproductive healthcare.⁠
To learn more about how you can support #abortionrights in your state, visit donations4abortion.com using the link in our bio.⁠
Credit to @helmsinki for putting together this helpful website of resources.
Many states have reformed their laws to extend voting access to people with past felony convictions. Despite this, over 3 million Americans who completed their sentence were disenfranchised from voting in the 2020 elections. Entertain Impacts Advocacy Alliance is partnering with @PublicWise and @NewGeorgiaProject to ensure those eligible are aware of their ability to vote.⁠
Learn more about how felony disenfranchisement laws are impacting Americans #votingrights. Link in bio.
Key messages educate people about your non-profits mission and rally support. Our free #CauseMarketing Toolkit offers easy-to-customize mad libs-style messaging prompts to help you create succint, compelling messages for your organization.

Download the toolkit for more messaging templates. Link in bio.
Why did #Juneteenth only recently gain widespread popularity despite being commemorated by African Americans 100+ years ago? Exposure to diverse narratives is enriching, even though it may be uncomfortable at times. Storyteller and preservation advocate Brenda Jones discusses why its important to recognize both the awful and honorable parts of our history in order to become a stronger nation. 

Watch the video, then read the blog for more insights. Link in bio.
Black musicians have impacted American culture much longer than weve celebrated #BlackMusicAppreciationMonth. Through storytelling, instrumentation, and melodies, Black artists compositions have guided American musical history and sounds across genres. To honor this important month, were highlighting the @nationaloperahousepgh, a non-profit working to restore the landmark that contributed to the birth of Black opera in America and turn it into a space that helps artists reach their full potential.

Learn more about the National Opera Houses efforts to amplify Black artists using the link in our bio.
As we all try to find our footing 2+ years into the pandemic, we reflect on the effort its taken to get to this point. Over the past year, weve worked with the WHO Foundations #GoGiveOne campaign to close the gap in global vaccine access. The campaign lead, Alexa MacLean, recently shared her strategy for dealing with audience burnout, politicization, and misinformation throughout the campaign. #CommunityHealthAwarenessMonth⁠
Read about Alexas approach to managing Go Give One using the link in our bio.
Happy Pride Month! As a diverse team of LGBTQ+ folks and allies, we believe in creating spaces where members of the queer community are accepted year-round. We’re highlighting three organizations working to provide service, support, and community to build a world where LGBTQ+ people are free and safe to be who they are: @righttobeorg @ofcoalition @translatinacoalition⁠
Reshare to help elevate these amazing orgs and the important work theyre doing in the LGBTQ+ community.
Since the SCOTUS draft leak, many people have shared their abortion stories. Were grateful to public figures, like Phoebe Bridgers, as well as everyday people who have used their platforms to normalize, educate about, and advocate for abortion rights. #CauseInfluence⁠
Learn how you can support or access abortion care in your state using the link in our bio.
Thank you to everyone who has listened and responded to our album, Bangsokol: A Requiem For Cambodia. One person said the music helped her, find peace in grieving the loss of my dad. In our experience with #causeinfluence, we know art can be a tool for change, but hearing peoples stories first hand is so poignant. We hope Bangsokol continues to help and inspire listeners around the world.⁠
Stream the album now. Link in bio.
How good do you feel about your marketing analytics? If youve ever doubted whether youre measuring the right things, youre not alone. Our latest blog covers the basics of non-profit marketing measurement and includes a visual chart that shows which metrics correspond to the most common goals.⁠
Read our blog to get the tips.
Effective key messages educate people about a cause, motivate donors, rally action, and allow supporters to represent your work accurately. Do your messages do that? Our free Cause Marketing Toolkit goes over all the key elements of a successful #causeinfluence campaign, including key messages. In it, youll get customizable fill-in-the-blank prompts alongside tips and things to avoid. ⁠
Scroll through to learn the 3 things non-profits should consider when building their messaging. Then download the toolkit for more tips using the link in our bio.
Its here! Bangsokol: A Requiem for Cambodia, is a classical music album composed by Him Sophy and commissioned by @CambodianLivingArts. #Bangsokol serves as a way to guide the wandering souls of those lost under the Khmer Rouge regime, and examines how music can be used as a tool for post-conflict healing in societies worldwide.⁠
Click the link in our bio to stream the album now.

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