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HeadCount Interviews Cameron Sears

Cameron Sears

Recently the folks at HeadCount, who are hosting the Participation Row villages at the Fare Thee Well shows,  interviewed Rex Executive Director Cameron Sears about the Rex Foundation’s history. Also the tale of how he got involved with the Grateful Dead, some ensuing adventures, and how he’d like to see the Rex Foundation evolve in […]




HeadCount is a non-partisan organization that works with musicians to promote participation in democracy. We stage voter registration drives at concerts and run programs that translate the power of music into real action. By reaching young people and music fans where they already are – at concerts and online – we make civic participation easy and fun. We’ve registered over 300,000 […]


HeadCount Reports ‘Best Year Ever’

This just in from Andy Bernstein, Executive Director  of Rex grantee HeadCount: Hi Sandy! I just wanted to thank you and everyone on the Rex board for supporting HeadCount this year. It turned out to be our BEST YEAR EVER. We registered 103,307 people—about one third in the field and the rest online. I just found […]


Rex: The HeadCount Interview

October 19, 2010—Our friend Andy Bernstein of HeadCount took time from his busy midterm activities to have a conversation with Rex Executive Director Sandy Sohcot a few weeks ago. The resulting interview appeared today on HeadCount”s site, and we”re happy to share it. Sandy looks back on Rex”s history and how we got here from […]



HeadCount Gets Out the Vote: Nonpartisan group goes where the audience is to register 100,000 young voters this year.

“Our goal is to transform culture in America. We want to use the power of music to make the world a better place. It sounds really cheesy, but it’s true. That’s what we want to do.” – Andy Bernstein


Rex Grantees at Work in Boulder This Weekend!

Positive Legacy logo

We’re proud to pass along this update from our grantees, hard at work this weekend in Boulder as folks gather for the Dead & Company shows. Positive Legacy and Conscious Alliance have joined forces to encourage folks to Feed the Hungry. They gathered enough volunteers to assemble thousands of healthy meals this weekend, but you […]


Rex in the News Archive

July 2015: Trixie Garcia on Fare Thee Well, Rex, and the Future June 2015: HeadCount Interviews Cameron Sears


Rex Joins Grantees on Participation Row in Santa Clara, Chicago

Participation Row Poster

HeadCount interviews Cameron Sears about Rex. If you’re planning to catch any of the Fare Thee Well shows in Santa Clara or Chicago, we hope you’ll stop by the Rex table and say hello. We’ll be in Participation Row, where Rex grantee HeadCount has gathered a fine bunch of Dead-related charities for you to check out. Be […]


2007 Grantees

Los Cenzontles Mexican Art Center (2006 Garcia Award) $10,000 New Old Time Chautauqua (2006 Gleason Award) $10,000 Innocence Project (2006 Graham Award) $10,000 Art in Action $5,000 BAYCAT $5,000 Creator’s Art Productions $3,000 Destiny Arts Center $5,000 Head Count $5,000 Military Families Speak Out “Gold Star Families Speak Out” Chapter $2,500 Mineral Policy Institute $2,500 Monroe Elementary after school Arts Enrichment Program $5,000 Port […]


2008 Grantees

JazzMasters Workshop (2007 Jerry Garcia Award) $10,000 Allen Toussaint (2007 Ralph J. Gleason Award) $10,000 Hearts of Gold $5,000 Nextcourse $3,500 Rhythmix Cultural Works $3,000 Seeing Peace – Richard Kamler, Artist $2,500 Family of Woodstock $774 HeadCount $5,000 KindTree Productions $3,600 Morgantown High School Music Department  $1656 Plumas County Save our Schools Program (SOS) $2,689 University High School Music Department $1,657 Ali Akbar College of […]