United States Survivor Rights
United Nations Survivor Rights
ZeroUSA - Gun Violence Prevention
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What is the problem you are trying to solve? *
What issue area does your problem fall under? *
In what jurisdiction is your issue based? *
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What is your current organizational capacity? How many people? How many are devoted to this full-time? part-time? *
How long have the founders known one another and how did you meet? Have any of the founders not met in person? *
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How have you gone about recruiting members/volunteers? If your campaign is the type that faces a chicken-and-egg problem in the sense that it won't be attractive to potential volunteers until it is a public campaign, how will you overcome that? *
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What are your high level goals for the next three years? *
How would working with Rise Justice Labs help you scale up your existing campaign or help make your idea a reality? *
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Have you attempted to raise funds for the campaign? If not, have you considered how you would go about raising funds? *
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How long is your runway? (e.g. 5 months) *
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The Rise Justice Labs program is based in Washington, DC. Would you be willing to relocate to DC for the duration of the program? *
Will you commit to putting in the work required to see this campaign through to completion? *
Do you have any commitments in the future and if so what? (e.g. finishing college, going to grad school) *
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Please tell us in one or two sentences about the most impressive thing other than this campaign that you have built or achieved. *
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