The Better Internet Initiative

Campaigns

The Better Internet Initiative is an annual fellowship and grant program, created in partnership with Fellow Americans, that curates cohorts of Influential Creators to engage in a year long program of education, capacity building, and content creation to develop unique ways of driving action around Progressive Policy. To-date, over 100 Creators with a combined following of over 100M+ have gone through the program and creating over 500 unique videos on topics so far have included, COVID + 2020 Election Misinformation, Social Justice + Equity, Economic Justice, Climate, Public Health, and Voting + Democracy Reform.

impact statement

Our intentional investment into creators is not just about the ripple effect of cultural change into their communities and collaborations. By cultivating a community of multiple voices and the encouragement to share insights, we develop deep learning and diverse approaches that enable strategic messaging beyond our own bubbles and understanding.

highlights

In 2020, BII was formed as a fellowship to support creators in combating misinformation around COVID and the 2020 election. The first year included 30 Creators with a combined following of 20M+ producing a total of 150 videos.

In 2021, the topics expanded to include Social Justice + Equity, Democracy Reform, Climate, and Public Health. The second year 45 Creators with a combined following of 35M+ producing a total of 400 videos.

2020 will be our largest cohort yet with 50 Creators reaching a combined total audience of 60 Million followers will be producing over 450 videos.

Metrics

In 2020, BII was formed as a fellowship to support creators in combating misinformation around COVID and the 2020 election. The first year included 30 Creators with a combined following of 20M+ producing a total of 150 videos.

In 2021, the topics expanded to include Social Justice + Equity, Democracy Reform, Climate, and Public Health. The second year 45 Creators with a combined following of 35M+ producing a total of 400 videos.

2020 will be our largest cohort yet with 50 Creators reaching a combined total audience of 60 Million followers will be producing over 450 videos.

The Better Internet Initiative

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