Press Release: Countable Builds Civic Movements with the Launch of Action Centers

Press Release: Countable Builds Civic Movements with the Launch of Action Centers

 

 

Countable Builds Civic Movements with the Launch of Action Centers

 

Coupling content with technology, USAFacts, Chelsea Handler, The Patriotic Millionaires, VoteRiders, Erin Brockovich, and others offer their audiences a digital hub for civic education and action

 

San Francisco, CA – May 17, 2018 – Countable, the leading civic technology company powering a new wave of political engagement, today unveiled its Action Center product for both users and partners. Launching with featured partners USAFacts, Chelsea Handler, VoteRiders, The Patriotic Millionaires, and Erin Brockovich, the Action Center reimagines how individuals, brands, media organizations, political campaigns, influencers, nonprofit organizations, and others can empower their audiences and networks to learn about civic issues and take action to make their opinions heard.  

“In today’s political environment, new and even surprising audiences are finding their voices everyday,” said Bart Myers, Founder and CEO of Countable. “With the Action Center, we are bringing together the content and tools people need to be active and informed civic participants. By building action into our content, as well as the content created by members of our community, we are helping to activate new audiences and redefine the scale of engagement today.”

Countable Action Centers give anyone the power to create their own movement. With a curated experience for diverse and inclusive audiences to create and consume civic news, surface opportunities for action and drive sustained engagement, Action Centers combat engagement fatigue by:

1.   Informing and updating audiences with issue-based content

2.  Surfacing actionable opportunities to share stories, contact lawmakers, and more

3.  Helping audiences develop sustainable civic habits

4.  Creating communities of engaged action-takers

5.  Providing comprehensive metrics to understand and grow audiences

“At a time when we need it most, Countable has built a game-changing platform that empowers people across America with the tools to take meaningful action and hold their elected officials accountable,” said environmental / consumer advocate and author Erin Brockovich. “I’m excited to be a part of a platform that is fueling a much-needed rebirth of civic engagement in this county because I know first-hand that when the people come together and use their voices to demand change and action, we can move mountains. I intend to move mountains with this platform.” Click here to see Erin Brockovich’s Action Center.

Featured partners USAFacts, Chelsea Handler, VoteRiders, The Patriotic Millionaires, and Erin Brockovich are at the forefront of a new wave of digital information. Coupling great content with the tools to drive measurable action, they facilitate sustained engagement as they build communities of civic audiences.
 

“At a time when we need it most, Countable has built a game-changing platform that empowers people across America with the tools to take meaningful action and hold their elected officials accountable,” said environmental / consumer advocate and author Erin Brockovich. “I’m excited to be a part of a platform that is fueling a much-needed rebirth of civic engagement in this county because I know first-hand that when the people come together and use their voices to demand change and action, we can move mountains. I intend to move mountains with this platform.” Click here to see Erin Brockovich’s Action Center.

“The Patriotic Millionaires’ Taxpayer Action Center has fundamentally changed how our audience consumes educational information,” said Kelsea-Marie Pym, Communications Director of The Patriotic Millionaires. “With the new ability to seamlessly create and update content, we’re looking forward to continuously re-engaging our audience with educational and actionable opportunities on critical issues.” Click here to see The Patriotic Millionaires’ Action Center.

Richard Coffin, Director at USAFacts, shared, “A strong Democracy depends on active, informed citizens. Together with Countable, we are giving Americans the tools they need to not only build opinions based on numbers and facts, but just as importantly to act on what they learn.” Click here to see the USAFacts Action Center.

“2018 is a year of action,” added Chelsea Handler, American comedian, author and activist. “With my focus on political advocacy in 2018, the Action Center exemplifies one of the new, creative ways in which I can keep my audience informed about crucial causes and the ways that they can make a difference.” Click here to see Chelsea Handler’s Action Center.

With the Voter Center, VoteRiders promotes actionable content on voter ID to inform and prepare voters in every state. “The Voter Center provides VoteRiders with an expanded nonpartisan opportunity to overcome the widespread confusion about voter ID and to help voters navigate potential pitfalls. With this resource, we’re able to publish critical information and activate new audiences of voters ahead of the 2018 elections,” said Kathleen Unger President and CEO of VoteRiders. Click here to see the VoteRiders Voter Center.

Action Centers are now live. You can also claim an Action Center of your own for you or your organization.

About Countable
Countable is a civic technology company powering a new wave of political engagement, and providing a reliable source for legislation and news. With the core mission of lowering barriers to political entry and increasing civic participation, Countable publishes unbiased information that’s made actionable by its suite of digital engagement products.
 

Together with its enterprise arm, Countable Action, Countable partners with leading brands, media organizations, political campaigns, influencers, and organizations to take their civic engagement to the next level. This is accomplished with its digital lawmaker messaging, video messaging, and customizable Action Center products, all of which facilitate sustained civic engagement. Learn more about Countable at countable.us, or Countable Action by visiting countableaction.com.

Contact
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