Outcome driven design,
by the people, for the people

Creative and strategic communications
focused on dismantling systemic racism and
ending major diseases
rooted in equity.

Learn About Our Unique approach

Who We Are

Provoc is a strategic marketing and communications firm specializing in outcome-driven design, by the people, for the people.

How We Partner

For more than 22 years, Provoc has partnered with visionary leaders on the critical issues of our time. Through our commitment and approach, we collaborate with clients and partners in pursuit of social, economic, and racial justice.

What We Stand For

Our vision is a world transformed by equity, beauty and love. We root all of our work in equity, and work in accordance with our core values: vulnerability, relationship, and actualization.

Recent Work

Mobilizing people across geographic, faith, racial and economic divides

Faith in Action

Adopting an equity, diversity, and inclusion lens to chart a path forward

B Lab

Democratizing data to advance equitable school funding

Advancement Project


  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • ABPsi
  • Association for Enterprise Opportunity
  • AmeriCorps
  • Amplifier
  • Advancement Project California
  • Asian American Psychological Association
  • Alzheimer's Prevention Registry
  • And Still I Vote
  • Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
  • aspeninstitute
  • B Lab
  • Banner Health
  • BE MORE with Anu
  • Beneficial State Bank
  • Beyond the Bomb
  • Cancer Commons/Xcure
  • CLASP | The Center for Law and Social Policy
  • Center for Open Data Enterprise
  • Code for America
  • Common Cause
  • DC Office of Planning
  • Demos
  • Diatribe
  • East Bay Community Foundation
  • Economic Security Project
  • Enterprise Community Partners
  • Faith in Action
  • Ford Foundation
  • Gates Foundation/Gates Medical Research Institute
  • Give Green/LCV Victory Fund/NRDC Action Votes
  • Global Zero
  • Heinz
  • Hilton Foundation
  • Imperative 21
  • Indigenous Wellness Research Institute
  • The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
  • Love Serve Remember Foundation
  • Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies
  • Meyer Foundation
  • My Census Counts
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
  • National Congress of American Indians (NCAI),
  • National Institute on Aging
  • National Urban League
  • National Women's Law Center
  • Nellie Mae
  • New Venture Fund
  • The National Latina/o Psychological Association
  • Northern California Grantmakers
  • Oxford
  • Participant Media
  • ProInspire
  • Project 17
  • Race Counts
  • Race Forward
  • Rare
  • RW Johnson
  • Sierra Club
  • Sierra Club Independant Action
  • Solutions Project
  • Story of Stuff
  • Solar United Neighbors
  • The Equity Institute
  • Together We Vote
  • UnidosUS
  • Union of Concerned Scientists
  • YES Magazine

We’re a Certified B Corp

A certified B Corporation since 2008, Provoc meets comprehensive, transparent social and environmental standards in an effort to use the power of business as a force for good.

“Our workshops with Provoc were pivotal and catalytic.”
“Stellar customer service, impeccable work and responsive to feedback. Without Provoc’s work we wouldn’t have been able to launch a GOTV campaign for the 2018 election cycle.”
“We didn’t know exactly what we wanted, but you listened to everything we said and gave us exactly what we needed.”
“They were able to synthesize our vision into actionable and measurable components.”
  • Jose Ferreira Chief Technology Officer (Former), Travel Leaders Group
“We have gotten countless compliments on the appearance of the Registry website. Our registration numbers continue to grow and the Registry’s Salesforce implementation is working like a champ behind the scenes!!”
“Bringing together teams with different, but complementary, skill sets and areas of expertise, has allowed us to create a program that is highly effective at helping to fulfill our ambitious goal of accelerating recruitment and enrollment into Alzheimer’s prevention trials.”
”Provoc was masterful at bringing academics, scientists, leadership, and staff together to streamline and name an extremely complicated pan-Institutional new brand at the Smithsonian: Smithsonian Global.”

Our Experts

Provoc brings together a diverse constellation of experts, guided by our core team.

Meet the team