About the speaker
Derrick Feldmann is a sought-after speaker, researcher and advisor for cause engagement. He is the lead researcher and creator of the Millennial Impact Project, an oft-cited, multi-year study of how the next generation supports causes, and the producer of MCON, a national annual conference of more than 15,000 viewers that explores whether and how organizations are taking advantage of today’s heightened interest in causes to create movements.
Derrick is president of Achieve a creative research and campaigns agency. He is a co-author of Cause for Change: The Why and How of Nonprofit Millennial Engagement and Social Movements for Good: How Companies and Causes Create Viral Change. He regularly contributes to Philanthropy News Digest and Huffington Post.
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Every time I do an act for somebody else, it is self-fulfilling, but it also brings me closer to the things that I care about later. — Derrick Feldmann
Create a narrative that allows anyone to master the movement themselves. — Derrick Feldmann
We want to feel as if we can truly do something for somebody else. — Derrick Feldmann
It feels good to belong to issues and causes. — Derrick Feldmann
Empathy is built in with every single human being. — Derrick Feldmann