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Echo Ridge Announces Private Beta Launch of Citizen-Driven Political Platform to Level Playing Field Against Big-Money Politics

BWW News Desk
December 19, 2018

As bigmoney continues to disproportionately influence politics at both state and federal levels Americans are increasingly determined to become more involved within the political atmosphere pblockquotep idpullquotepblockquote p a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fechoridgeio2Fampesheet51916036ampnewsitemid20181219005027amplanenUSampanchorEchoRidgeCorpampindex1ampmd5304afc76bb3f2fbfed22d64ba9f34f26 relnofollowEcho Ridge Corpa a pioneer in the era of citizendriven politics to help level the playing field against big money politics today announced the launch of its platform in private beta for a California nonprofit organization a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttp3A2F2Fwwwfaithacctorg2Fampesheet51916036ampnewsitemid20181219005027amplanenUSampanchorFaithAdvisoryCouncilforCommunityTransformationampindex2ampmd5377a5e5ec9e0c2653d80684cabaecde6 relnofollowFaith Advisory Council for Community Transformationa FACCT FACCT will utilize the platform to advance legislation for a program aiding atrisk youths in the California foster care system p p Through this powerful crowddriven platform that leverages social networking crowdfunding and crowdsourcing tools every American now has the opportunity to support any cause resulting in more grassroots campaigns reaching successful milestones thanks to the tools Echo Ridge provides p ul li classbwlistitemmargb bSocial media bcaptures the potential power of social media and helps deliver tangible goals through user engagement and constructive processes li li classbwlistitemmargb bFundingb changes how political action is funded by applying the crowdfunding model to monetize political causes and crowdsource to complete campaign initiatives li li classbwlistitemmargb bGrassroots causesb creates a new marketplace that gives crowddriven causes access to elite political talent and resources allowing organizations to manage the complete lifecycle of potential action more effectively li ul p Were excited to work with FACCT which was created by passionate individuals who leveraged Echo Ridges platform to create legislation and is now being funded by the crowd and driven through crowdsourced experts who were previously inaccessible to activists said Jeff Allan CEO and founder of Echo Ridge Echo Ridge is leveling the playing field against bigmoney politics by giving people a genuine voice that results in change Our focus is on issue politics not on campaigns or candidates so the cycle is ongoing through legislative executive and regulatory efforts p p Combining the unifying capabilities of social networking with the efficacy of the crowd Echo Ridge harnesses the power of social media crowdfunding and crowdsourcing for effective grassroots political change In addition to individuals nonprofits and charities have also shown great interest in the platform for similar political issue activism p p The platform will change how political action gets funded and is creating a new competitive marketplace that gives crowddriven causes access to elite political talent and resources This allows users to manage the complete lifecycle of political action more effectively and to achieve real results Allan added p p span classbwulinebAbout Echo RidgebspanbrEcho Ridge is pioneering the era of citizendriven politics Combining the unifying capabilities of social networking with the efficacy of the crowd Echo Ridge is providing Americans with a platform that will counter the influence of bigmoney in politics Echo Ridge will take individuals beyond hashtag activism allowing for real change driven by real people To learn more about Echo Ridge visit a referrerpolicyunsafeurl targetblank hrefhttpsctsbusinesswirecomctCTidsmartlinkampurlhttps3A2F2Fechoridgeio2Fampesheet51916036ampnewsitemid20181219005027amplanenUSampanchorechoridgeioampindex3ampmd5692d19f0b751791a81eb24a2c2b460f1 relnofollowechoridgeioa p p p

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