Eventbrite mobilising users to lobby for government support

I thought this action by Eventbrite was really interesting. Platform firms reliant on face-to-face interaction face a difficult future and their relationship with their user base is one of the key resources they have access to:

On Thursday, March 19, we sent a letter to the White House and Congressional leadership urging them to protect the live events community as they consider economic recovery proposals to help businesses like yours — but we can’t do this alone and we’re asking for your assistance.

With your help, we can amplify our request to Congress through your local elected officials and ensure our message has been heard. You can enter your address here to find your House representative, and find your Senators here. Most have member feedback forms on their website, or email addresses if not. Here’s a sample letter you can personalize and send

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