June 9, 2016

Journal Science Reports LAB Breakthrough in Prejudice Reduction

The journal Science has published a landmark study about the Leadership LAB’s work. Political scientists David Broockman and Josh Kalla have found that our team’s persuasion model, developed over years of tireless experimentation at the doors by over 1,200 volunteers, and in 2015 applied for the first time to a new effort to reduce transphobia in partnership with SAVE, South …

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June 7, 2016

The LAB is Hiring!

We’re excited to announce that we are seeking candidates for a unique and exciting opening on our team!  The LAB is currently accepting applications for the full-time position of Field & Media Organizer. This role on our staff entails a unique combination of social justice organizing and media production and represents a unique opportunity for applicants who are motivated to …

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April 7, 2016

HUGE Headlines!

Breaking news: as the findings from Broockman and Kalla’s measurement of the Leadership LAB’s work go public today in the journal Science, the story is breaking across numerous outlets. Check this page for a compilation of the coverage as we get a chance to post it! Science The New York Times Magazine This American Life MSNBC – Morning Joe – (begins …

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April 6, 2016

News Clip for Voters – 2016

When we head out to have canvass conversations about trans equality, we show voters news footage to bring up the things they’ll be hearing during a campaign (from both our side and the opposition). This is the video we’ve been using recently as we talk to voters in Los Angeles.

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April 2, 2016

We Need YOU on April 16th!

It takes a big team to defeat transphobia, so WE NEED YOU TO JOIN US for our NEXT L.A. CANVASS. Why? A few days ago, North Carolina effectively BANNED TRANS PEOPLE FROM USING PUBLIC RESTROOMS. Last November voters in Houston elected by a huge margin to DENY SIMPLE NON-DISCRIMINATION PROTECTIONS TO LGBT PEOPLE. As a result, in Houston it REMAINS LEGAL …

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April 1, 2016

In-Depth Report on 2015 Trans Equality Work in Miami

Interested in reading more about the grassroots canvassing project to reduce transphobia, conducted in Miami in 2015 as joint effort of the Leadership LAB and SAVE, that was measured by David Broockman and Josh Kalla in their recently-published research? The attached document (2015 Miami Report) contains a comprehensive explanation of the effort, including an extensive collection scripts, training outlines, walk lists, …

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March 30, 2016

Support the Fight Against Prejudice

The Leadership LAB team has made a major breakthrough in the fight against transphobia. But we don’t yet have the capacity to work with the many communities and campaigns across country that urgently need the tools we’ve developed. Will you donate now to expand the reach of this vital work? Attacks on the LGBT community are on the rise. In …

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March 28, 2016

Night of Action – Data Entry – June 9th

Night of Action – Data Entry On Thursday, June 9th, we’ll be gathering at the Leadership LAB office in Hollywood to data enter the results from our last canvass. Night of Action is a fun and relaxed way to get together and make a difference. The data from each canvass are crucial to our ability to learn, grown, and have …

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March 28, 2016

Night of Action – Canvass Prep – June 2nd

Night of Action – Canvass Prep On Thursday, June 2nd, we’ll be gathering at the Leadership LAB office in Hollywood to prepare for our next canvass to reduce anti-trans prejudice. Night of Action at the LAB is a fun and social way to get together and make a difference. We’ll be preparing clipboards, prepping turf, and organizing to make sure …

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