Startup Series: New/Mode Engagement Toolbox

NewMode is a Canadian startup that has launched a Community Engagement Toolbox to share technology proven through OpenMedia’s national and international campaigns with other progressive organizations.

The NewMode Toolbox integrates with NationBuilder and features:

  • Automated letters to the editor
  • One-click e-petitions with signature notifications to decision-makers
  • One-click letters to decision-makers
  • One-click calls to decision-makers
  • One-click Tweets to decision-makers

In this screencast OpenMedia’s founder, Steve Anderson, walks through a case study, showing how he has used the NewMode Toolbox to target decision-makers and win major policy victories.

Download the product information sheet (PDF, 5.1 MB)

Learn more about New/Mode at:

Steve Anderson | Founder, Senior Strategist and Internet Governance Analyst, OpenMedia

Steve Anderson is the founder, Senior Strategist, and Internet Governance Analyst of the award-winning civic engagement organization OpenMedia. He is a digital policy analyst and open Internet advocate who often appears in national and international media to comment on telecom, surveillance and copyright policies, as well as internet governance issues. Steve is also considered a leader in strategies for civic engagement and crowdsourcing, leading him to co-found NewMode as a means to distribute OpenMedia’s innovative strategies and tools to other civic organizations.

Shamus Reid | Shamus Reid, Business Development Lead, NewMode

Shamus Reid leads NewMode's business development and client relations. Merging a background in political strategy and communications with an MBA from the Rotman School of Management, he ensures NewMode is creating value for its values-led clients. He has held elected leadership roles in the student movement, led BC media relations for Canada's New Democrats and was Press Secretary to the Leader of BC's Opposition New Democrats.