Mike Drachkovitch

Mike Drachkovitch
Mike is currently the Manager of Marketing and External Relations at ONE. Prior to this position, he worked as Interim Special Assistant to the CEO, Executive Assistant to the CEO, and Special Projects Manager. He was also a 2012 Organizing Fellow and Operation Vote Coordinate with Obama for America. Prior to joining ONE, he was a production assistant at 44 Blue Productions.

Author contributions

Afrikan Boy is Y.A.M. Are you?

Afrikan Boy is Y.A.M. Are you?

Afrikan Boy, born Olushola Ajose in southeast London to Nigerian parents, is a global MC fusing together grime, rap, and afrobeats and founder of fashion collective WeGoYAM. Here he explains the meaning behind the initials of his clothing line, Y.A.M. Find out how you can win a Y.A.M. shirt at the end of his post. …...
Join us at a Gungor concert near you!

Join us at a Gungor concert near you!

This weekend, ONE hopped on tour with the Denver-based alt-folk duo Gungor, an amazingly talented husband and wife team committed to social justice. We couldn't be more thrilled to join them on their "I Am A Mountain" Tour and together help raise awareness and support around ONE's budget campaign. At each stop along their 20-...
ONE presents ‘Come Together: The YouTube Project’

ONE presents ‘Come Together: The YouTube Project’

As a part of our music-based campaign agit8, ONE is teaming up with 14 musicians to launch Come Together: The YouTube Project, a celebration of some of YouTube’s most promising and talented artists. The artists have until August 9 to gain support for their covers of iconic protest songs. Artists who gather 1,000 or more&hel......
Protest music playlists by Pharrell, Tom Morello & Angelique Kidjo

Protest music playlists by Pharrell, Tom Morello & Angelique Kidjo

Over the next few weeks, we will be highlighting some of the interactive ways you can take part in our global music project, agit8. Learn more about our exclusively curated playlists of protest songs on Spotify. In the first installment of ONE’s Spotify playlist series, we recruited legendary artists Pharrell Williams, An......
2033: Time travel into Africa’s future

2033: Time travel into Africa’s future

Part conceptual magazine, part apparel company, AFRICA IS THE FUTURE, or AITF, is more of an ever-evolving creative project in time travel than anything else. And that’s exactly what its co-founder and creative director, Nicolas Premiere, had in mind. Nicolas was born in France to a French mother and a Congolese father. He ...
ONE hits the road with Maroon 5

ONE hits the road with Maroon 5

ONE is hitting the road today with Maroon 5 as they kick off their exciting 2013 Overexposed Tour throughout North America! At each stop along their 32-city tour, ONE members and staff will be tabling inside the venue, located right next to Maroon 5’s official merchandise kiosk. Swing by the ONE table to take action a......
Amadou & Mariam and Hugh Masekela nominated for a Grammy

Amadou & Mariam and Hugh Masekela nominated for a Grammy

You’ve no doubt heard of tonight’s Grammy nominees for Record of the Year, Album of the Year, and Best New Artist. But, have you heard of the African artists up for an award? Two of our favorites, Hugh Masekela of South Africa and Amadou & Mariam of Mali, are each making headlines as nominees for…...
5 Hot African tracks from 2012

5 Hot African tracks from 2012

Watch out ONEsters, we’re re-launching our A-List series at you. Each week, we’ll be featuring our favorite lists and stories on African musicians, clothing brands, writers, films, artists and just about anything else you can think of from Africa. Look out for posts from our global staff, guest contributors from......
Cooking sweet potatoes with YouTube’s best chefs

Cooking sweet potatoes with YouTube’s best chefs

Have you seen ONE’s latest celebrity campaign? It’s probably not what you’re expecting. In fact, there’s not a single Hollywood actor in it. The chefs from Show Me the Curry discuss sweet potatoes in their latest cooking video. Instead, our stars are amateur chefs who have become famous through their c......