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ILF Rebrand: 99 Failures to 1 Great Idea

October 7th, 2019, RAFT Team

Brand Ideas Stretched from 1 to 100 Many things stood out about Rethink’s process. (They’re the company helping with our rebrand.) One of the most impactful was that …

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ILF Rebrand: Getting Through the Bad Names

September 30th, 2019, RAFT Team

A Rose by any other name would smell as sweet… unless that name is “Brella”. Ok, maybe I am jumping too far ahead in the telling of this …

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What Happens After the Shelter: A Daily Self-Care Routine to Keep You Strong

September 23rd, 2019, RAFT Team

There’s no question that you’re making a difference in the world as a advocate or shelter worker. But when it comes to the day-to-day grind, most advocates find …

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ILF Rebrand: Naming is HARD

September 16th, 2019, RAFT Team

Type “baby name books” into Amazon and you get over 10,000 results. Type “baby names” into Google and you get 1,460,000,000 results in 0.65 seconds. Let’s take a …

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How to Build Resilience as Care Givers

September 9th, 2019, RAFT Team

Working with survivors is rewarding, but it can also be exhausting.

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ILF Rebrand: Playing in the Visual Sandbox

September 3rd, 2019, RAFT Team

With the stakeholder interviews and brand profile complete, our team was getting in the groove. We were actively ticking off the checkboxes of the rebranding process with the …

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How to Help a Friend Who Is Being Abused

August 26th, 2019, RAFT Team

We all hate the thought of abuse, but many don’t know how to express concerns about a friend who is being abused. What we do know is that …

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Rebranding ILF: A Solidified Brand Profile

August 20th, 2019, RAFT Team

With information from our team, the stakeholder interviews, and all the material on the current website, Rethink (the company helping us through the rebrand process) took the next …

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What Does Ending Generational Violence Mean?

August 16th, 2019, RAFT Team

What does ending generational violence mean? It means that we stop saying “ It happened to me and I turned out ok.” What does that really mean? Does …

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How to Say No by Saying Yes Differently

August 12th, 2019, RAFT Team

We can all learn to give a powerful and positive “no.” Have you ever struggled with boundaries? Perhaps you’ve been able to say “no” to someone but doing …

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