Act.IL

Act.IL
Program Name: 
The Los Angeles Media Room
Grant Year: 
2018
Grant Type: 
Cutting Edge
Grant Amount: 
$190,000
Field of Interest: 
Israel Advocacy
Grant Purpose: 

The Los Angeles Media Room mobilizes, trains, empowers, and engages hundreds of teens and young adults in the LA Jewish community to effectively advocate for Israel across social media platforms. 

Description: 

Founded in 2015, Act.IL is a joint venture of the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) of Herzliya and the Israeli-American Council (IAC). It works to create an online community that will promote a positive public opinion towards the state of Israel.  Through social media platforms, it works to counter the growing trend of the boycott movement and the delegitimization of the state of Israel.