RPM can help artists have the most impact when we know what issues you care about—this allows us to let you know when opportunities for action and participation arise.
Just let us know via email or phone what issues you care most about...and we’ll take care of the rest.
Science proves the efficacy of culture in organizing—art informs our identities while also connecting us to others AND activating the parts of our brain that govern optimism and shift perspectives. This makes it part of a “winning” strategy. But artists and cultural leaders need support to be powerful allies to social change. That is where RPM comes in.
We are so excited that Jessica George is joining our already all-star team! Like every native Kentuckian, Jess loves all things Lebanese, RuPaul, and bourbon. She uses these passions, and nearly ten years of grassroots development and organizing experience, in her role as RPM’s Engagement Director. Jess will head up our new Louisville office.
Biologists found that music activates the part of the brain that governs optimism–a great antidote to the long, hard work of social change. And, psychologists know that humor shifts perspectives, and unites people during difficult times. This means that musicians and comedians are some of the most powerful change makers around.
In a recent social media post, Questlove called upon his fellow artists to encourage them to write protest songs after the #MikeBrown & #EricGarner rulings, “I urge and challenge musicians and artists alike to push themselves to be a voice of the times that we live in.” He goes on to explain, “I mean real stories. Real narratives. Songs...
Today is #GivingTuesday, the biggest charitable giving day of the year and one of the best times to raise charitable funds. RPM is coordinating an exciting and easy holiday giving campaign for a few of the best organizations working on the RPM artist network’s top issues. If you want to help fundraise, grab or customize...