Meet our grantee:
Harness (Spring 2017)
Type of grant:Building the Pop Culture for Social Change Field
With support from Pop Culture Collaborative, Harness will undergo a strategic planning process to evaluate our inaugural six months of programs, partnerships, and work. Their strategic plan will guide Harness’ work over the next several years to shift narratives and elevate the voices of grassroots community leaders.
$45,000 for one year
To support the organizational development of this new culture change and industry activation organization forging understanding and collaboration between movements and the entertainment industry.
“Popular culture leaders play unique and important roles in shaping social narratives through their art, influence, and example. They have the potential to inspire their audiences toward action. Harness leverages this catalyzing ability with education on important social issues and partnership with trusted grassroots leaders to amplify stories and inspire action in support of social justice.” — America Ferrera, Founder and Co-Executive Director
Ryan Piers Williams, America Ferrera and¬ Wilmer Valderrama
To learn more about Harness, visit their website here.