Today is Giving Tuesday—and any gift you give will be doubled
Bill Moy­er co-found­ed the Back­bone Cam­paign in 2003 with artist friends on Vashon Island, WA. Respond­ing to Bush admin­is­tra­tion poli­cies, they applied lessons of the per­form­ing arts and their cre­ativ­i­ty to help invig­o­rate a pro­gres­sive move­ment for non­vi­o­lent social change. Bill has served as Backbone’s exec­u­tive direc­tor since 2004. Through Back­bone he and his team have designed and co-pro­duced hun­dreds of cre­ative actions; trained over a thou­sand art­ful activists in every­thing from grand strat­e­gy to cre­ative tac­tics such as the giant fly­ing ban­ners, the use of stage lights to project mes­sages, and Backbone’s recent hall­mark inno­va­tion: kayak­tivism. Bill humbly coor­di­nates the tal­ent­ed Solu­tion­ary Rail team and is extreme­ly proud of their upcom­ing book on the future of U.S. Rail­roads. He lives in the woods of Vashon with his wife and teenage daughter.
Rural America
How Electrifying Railroads Could Help Us Transition from Fossil Fuels and Power Rural Economies