Spoke, originally created by Saikat Chakraborti and Sheena Pakanati, developers working with the Bernie Sanders Campaign, is now being maintained by MoveOn.org. MoveOn.org inherited the project in Spring of 2017 and has open sourced it in hopes of making an accessible option for peer to peer texting.
Need to turnout your members to a critical event? Looking for more volunteers to fill canvassing shifts? Spoke puts the ability to text your campaign supporters or organization’s members at the fingertips of trained volunteers via a web browser-based online tool accessible from any smartphone, tablet or computer. Adding your member data into your custom organization in Spoke will allow your team to reach them quickly with a text message alert containing the information you need them to see–and how they can take immediate action on your request.
Peer to peer texting is becoming a standard tool for organizations to reach their members. And as organizations continually fight to get noticed in the cluttered email inboxes of their members, a text message provides your group a direct link to their phone.