we accelerate positive change.

Radical Partners is a social-impact accelerator. We identify issues that matter to the future of our city and we mobilize our community to generate solutions. We grow and accelerate organizations that address community needs, and stand at the nexus of changemakers and enablers to fuel collaboration, growth, and partnerships that lead to real change. 

we support outstanding local changemakers 

We run the Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp - an acceleration program for outstanding founders/leaders of local ventures that are elevating our region. Out 32 alumni are building things that change the landscape of South Florida. We host a variety of workshops to support the larger ecosystem as well.

We mobilize the community to tackle issues that matter.

We identify issues that matter to the future of our region, and we activate the larger community to collaboratively take ownership for generating and implementing solutions. This year, we're focused on regional infrastructure, affordability, diversity and inclusion, civic engagement, and leadership development. 

 

we connect people with different types of power. 

We know that lasting change requires all kinds of power. Community voice.  Political will. Philanthropic investment. Leadership strength. We work hard to build relationships across multiple layers of power, and to connect and foster meaningful partnerships that enable serious movement.

we build ventures that address issues that matter.

We coach founders, CEOs, and boards.  We host workshops that help org leaders and team members to build skills, reshape cultures, and tackle tough challenges that often face social-change organizations.  We take on occasional consulting projects to help organizations to grow their impact.


Our Values

Strengthen the Community.  

Everything we do is in service of strengthening communities and improving the world. Everything.  

Invest in People. 

Relationships are our currency. We are willing to make sacrifices in order to do what is right for others. Our ability to impact change is directly tied to the strength of our network.

Play.

Supporting badasses who are changing the world is a blast.  We are wiling to fail brilliantly, learn quickly, and innovate until we find the path that works.  

our partners

Our work is all about partnerships. (Hence our name.) We partner with experts and leaders to fuel each of our internal projects, and we work to foster powerful partnerships for people in our networks as well.

Social Entrepreneurship Bootcamp

Bootcamp is run in partnership with AkermanIN, led by Andrew Pompa.  Andrew and his team not only make the bootcamp possible, they provide our network of entrepreneurs with critical support to make smart decisions as they grow their ideas.  We also have a team of phenomenal coaches including Marte Siebenhar and Alia Mahmoud.  

100 Great Ideas

Our first campaign, focused on the future of libraries, was co-launched and designed in partnership with Francine Madera, a marketing and branding expert. The second campaign focused on the future of airports, was co-led by Francine, as well as Natalia Martinez, General Manager of the Cambridge Innovation Center. Campaign 3, focused on transit, was cohosted by Marta Viciedo and Ralph Rosado.

Growth Support

We are able to provide coaching and support to many social-impact organizations in partnership with University of Miami's Community and Social Change program.  In order to fulfill their practicum, each year we take on Masters students who are paired up with one of our clients to help them grow their impact.  


our team

We're a group of troublemakers. We're in hiring mode right now, and as soon as we round out the team, we'll post a new family photo and share a little bit about the crew. 'til then, check out our LinkedIN pages to get more of the backstory. 

Rebecca Fishman Lipsey, Founder & CEO

Sarah Emmons, Director 

Anna Katter, Manager