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Our mission is to develop and test new models for citizen organizing, particularly in communities of color, that are scalable, financially self-sustaining, and build deep, trusted relationships that can move people to take action... Our approach is centered on identifying challenges and unmet needs in people's lives. We use lean startup methodologies to rigorously test ideas for services and benefits that could help address those pain points and provide real value in people's everyday lives. Read more about our approach to experimentation in the article, "The Promise of Lean Experimentation" from the Stanford Social Innovation Review... In the last decade, Accelerate Change has evolved from a scrappy incubator for new ventures to a full-fledged media lab that has helped develop some of the largest nonprofit media ventures in the country. We scale and invest in emergent and established cultural media properties, build influencer networks, run a digital media lab, and drive civic..