You never change things by fighting the existing reality.

To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.

Richard Buckminster Fuller

Not everything that is faced can be changed,

but nothing can be changed until it is faced.

James Baldwin

Ask not what your country can do for you;

ask what you can do for your country.

President John F. Kennedy

We must end
this uncivil war

that pits red
against blue,
rural versus
urban,
conservative
versus liberal.

President Joe Biden

Inaugural Address

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NEXT AMERICAN MOONSHOT

Next American Moonshot the first-of-its-kind reality competition series where unlikely pairs of polar opposites are teamed up to solve deep-rooted problems in their communities.

Moonshot is the ambitious vision that a divided America needs right now – delivered through an entertaining vehicle that will inspire and engage a broad audience behind the notion that we, the people, can and must tackle the challenges we face – as one community.

MOONSHOT

variants: or moon shot \ ‘mün-,shät
plural: moon shots or moonshots

:an extremely ambitious project or mission undertaken to achieve a monumental goal

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The change of leadership in the United States – and the unsettling upheaval that took place at the Capitol – makes clear that to meet the challenges President Biden spoke of in his inaugural address, it will take a new generation of American activism and civic participation. It is up to us – all of us – to play our part and bring common purpose back to our country.

Next American Moonshot – a production of Polaris Media Lab’s American Lodestar initiative, is an unbiased, all-encompassing competition series and 360-degree campaign which gives rise to exceptional ideas that can reshape our communities to the benefit of all Americans.

It will extend across media platforms, including social media and second screen extensions, a full localized event strategy and grassroots empowerment curricula, generating extensive partnership opportunities.

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The MOONSHOT team is actively soliciting individuals and organizations in entertainment, media and philanthropy that have the desire, resources and influence to help bring an ambitious and audacious vision to life.

We want to hear from you and get you engaged!