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Frequently asked questions


What is an Ambassador?

An Ambassador is a community member who is interested in increasing health, wealth, and power in their communities by encouraging their family members, friends, and neighbors to complete Challenge's. Challenges are small, concrete actions that build health, wealth, and power -- like getting a library card, making a voting plan, and making a will.

How do I become an Ambassador?

Block Power is working with partner organizations in North Carolina,  Georgia and Florida to increase long-term civic engagement in communities of color. We believe in the power of personal and community relationships, which is why community members are invited to join directly by other Ambassadors. If you live in these communities and want to join, you can sign up for a referral waitlist here . Active Ambassadors networks will have the opportunity to invite you if you live in an eligible state.

Stipend Card

What is a Stipend Card?

Active Ambassadors who complete recruit their friends to complete Challenges will receive a stipend to supplement their cell phone or internet bill. Ambassadors who opt in to receiving the stipend card will receive a virtual Visa debit card. 

What can I use my Stipend Card for?

Stipend Cards can be used for telecommunication expenses such as phone or internet. The cards will not work for any other types of expenses.

How and when will I receive the stipend?

Active Ambassadors who opt in to receiving the stipend card can redeem their points at a rate of $0.01 per point -- for example, 1,000 points = $10). Ambassadors earn points when their friends complete Challenges.