Patrick Reinsborough

Patrick Reinsborough is a strategist, organizer and creative provocateur with over 25 years of experience in diverse U.S. social movements fighting for democracy, racial justice and ecological sanity. He cofounded the Center for Story-based Strategy (formerly smartMeme) in 2002 where he trained thousands of grassroots activists and partnered with hundreds of high-impact organizations to build alliances, reframe issues, and craft winning narratives. He is currently focused his energy on building people-powered movements to address the climate crisis and is the U.S. Organizing Manager of the global climate organization He is the co-author of the widely used activist manual Re:Imagining Change: How to Use Story-based Strategy to Win Campaigns, Build Movements and Change the World (2nd Edition 2017 PM Press). Follow him on Twitter at@RadicalWhispers and check out his writing at