The Catholic Mobilizing Network was outgrowing their Wordpress site and needed a site that would make it easier to weave together a variety of interrelated content: News, actions, resources, events, statements, and resources that could all be cross-referenced by state and issue. In addition, the maps and states needed a refresh and a tighter integration with their Salsa CRM was desired.
Backdrop CMS is a project that is based on (or forked from) Drupal. It has a more specific audience: "small to medium sized business, non-profits, educational institutions, and companies or organizations who are delivering comprehensive websites on a budget." Affordability is a major goal. The project aims to take the powerful foundation that makes Drupal so scalable and which enables complex functionality and to make it more easily accessible with some user interface/user experience (UI/UX) improvements, in a sense combining the best of Drupal with the best of Wordpress.
The Lynching Sites Project of Memphis is a network of people seeking to, in the words of Ida B. Wells, "shine the light of truth" on past wrongs with the expectation that being honest about the past will allow us to better understand the present and begin to heal. The website is one of the primary public faces that the project has to display their research on past lynchings via an interactive map, articles, and scans of archival material.