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Does the Internet Inspire Youth Activism or Slacktivism?

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They are viewed as techies and quite fickle when it comes to activism. However, a new study by the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub says that being online helps Millennials gain diverse perspectives and increases their civic engagement. Youth Activism Key Findings: Being a part of online communities promotes engagement.

Is It Worth It? An ROI Calculator for Social Network Campaigns - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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If you think that fundraising and recruitment from social networks is the way for you to go, here are a few articles to help you get started.

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Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

also want to them to discover and follow their own sense of social activism.  When I was a kid, Lucy the Elephant , was in a state of disrepair.

5 Good Nonprofit Infographics

NonProfit Trends

Especially when they help reveal a lot of information in a visual format. World Giving Index Charities Aid Foundation looked at three different types of charitable behavior – giving money, giving time and helping a stranger and used the results to produce the “World Giving Index.&# All Rights Reserved

Got Your Ears On? How to Listen to Your Audience Using Social Media

NTEN

Several good monitoring services can help, including Radian6 and Nielson's BuzzMetrics. Keep listening, though, because over time, more and more people from every age group are becoming active participants in online social spaces. Social media can help you achieve all of these objectives and more. What does listening mean?

Pros and Cons of Facebook Activism

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

joined the various Burma Facebook groups early on because my colleagues in Cambodia were involved from the beginning and documented some of the activism. helped her track down the people behind the Support the monks Campaign and Facebook Burma Group, an unofficial representative in the UK named Imran Jamal, Burma Global Action Network.

Beaconfire will be at SXSW (with your help!) | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Now, we just need you to help us make it happen by voting (and commenting) on the SXSW panel picker! Long Live IE6! Three teams. Two days.

Nonprofit tapping social networking to help ex-soldiers nab civilian jobs - Network World

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Nonprofit tapping social networking to help ex-soldiers nab civilian jobs - Network World: "Hire a Hero is a nonprofit initiative founded in January 2007 by Internet entrepreneur and Gulf War vet Dan Caulfield as part of the Armed Forces Support Foundation.

Videotape Your Offline Activism: A Great Example from Washington Toxics

GroundWire

Well done, Washington Toxics!

Videotape Your Offline Activism: A Great Example from Washington Toxics

GroundWire

Well done, Washington Toxics

There is no spoon

SocialFish

Read that post again - most of it is a really important quote from Jay Deragon: "Unless there is synergy in mindsets and activity which demonstrates an understanding of the dynamic then the basis of a relationship cannot be formed and subsequently conversations cannot be facilitated effectively. Ooh, I love a good debate! And as for us.

Thirteen Ways of Looking at an Admissions Desk

Museum 2.0

love these because they don't just support museum-going, they help reinforce the concept that if you like one museum, you might like another.

How do you keep up?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

August 5, 2008 I have been thinking for the last few days about what it means to “keep up&# with the technology field, particularly ‘net technology. I’ve been helping a client hire a temporary project manager, and so in the interview process one of the questions I ask is how people keep up with change in the field.

Developing a Social Media Plan: Lessons from Election 2008

NTEN

Election 2008 is remarkable for so many reasons. As agents of social change, there is a great deal the nonprofit sector can learn from Election 2008. And of course, the campaigns themselves are using network centric tools to activate a grass roots base. We can learn a great deal from the best practices of Election 2008.

Need Your Help for a BlogHer Post: Kids and Philanthropy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm working on what has become my annual holiday post at BlogHer on the topic:  Helping kids understand why it is better to give than to receive.

On a Personal Note: Looking Back on 2008 and Thinking About 2009

NTEN

Last week, I sent an email to our current members, thanking them for being part of NTEN in 2008 and reminding them about early renewal. It made me think back on 2008 and how much NTEN has grown -- in community and activity -- over the past year. We had what I think was the most fun Nonprofit Technology Conference to date.

WeAreMedia Project

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Be Helpful. The first set of modules, on the “Strategic Track&# are already done. think I can write something up.

Why I gave $20.09

Amy Sample Ward

started 2008 in Cape Town, South Africa with the simple goal of working fulltime on Social Actions by July 1st. Go Social Actions!&#. Thanks!

Free and Open Source Tool #16: CiviCRM

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Free and Open Source Tool #16: CiviCRM April 21, 2008 In honor of the webinar that is happening in a couple of weeks, I figured I’d talk a bit about CiviCRM. Be Helpful.

What are learning platforms?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

September 19, 2008 Note: This blog entry was originally posted on Idealware’s new community blog. I’m honored and happy to be contributing blog posts there. Many organizations provide trainings, courses, and varied sorts of learning activities to their constituents. Be Helpful. What can an organization use a LMS for?

What Are Your 2008 Activist Resolutions?

Have Fun - Do Good

It was probably one of the best books I've read and definitely helped me to better understand the issue, and America's policies and history around it.

NPTECH Punk

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology NPTECH Punk June 19, 2008 Beth, of course, suggested this , and I’m jumping on her bandwagon. Be Helpful. In 1989, I joined the faculty of Hampshire College (and stayed for 10 years).

Free and open source tools #1 – #100

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Free and open source tools #1 – #100 January 17, 2008 I just though I’d take a brief pause to explain my criteria for these 100 tools that I’ll be covering this year. Be Helpful.

Tidbits

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Tidbits August 13, 2008 I love these tidbits blog posts. But I still haven’t seen much activity on the sourceforge page, nor does it seem that the code for these new projects is available.

My Theory of Practice

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology My Theory of Practice July 10, 2008 I finally had the reason to begin to more completely articulate my theory of practice. This is a really interesting professional development activity, I think.

Visiting Aravind

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Every facility I saw had boards noting the daily activity. It seems required when you're trying to help millions of people Dr. G.

Cake vs. Symfony

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Cake vs. Symfony November 6, 2008 In my new explorations of PHP web application development, it seemed a good idea to get a look at both CakePHP and Symfony. Be Helpful. really liked cake.

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It’s coming – Black Thursday – Tax Deadline Drives Donation Activity on December 31 – are you ready?

Connection Cafe

It also can help provide insight into what your organization can and should be doing in the last week of the year. It’s not too late – here are some tips from some of our experts that can help you make the most of the last week. worked at an organization that was very active in water conservation. Author: Tad Druart.

MPower Open keeps moving forward

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology MPower Open keeps moving forward July 6, 2008 This is old news, but I’ve been busy. So far, there is basically no activity in the forums and mailing list. Be Helpful.

Leah Jones Is Taking A 3-Day Journey To Fight Breast Cancer and Social Actions Can Help You Find Other Related Campaigns

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" she's now taking her activism offline. I was selected to be one of the Edelman team members for the Susan G. Photo by Leah Jones.

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This entry was posted on Wednesday, May 7th, 2008 at 3:30 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. Comments Johan Liljegren | Thursday, 08 May 2008 at 7:39 am Nice! Scott Hemmeter | Thursday, 08 May 2008 at 11:51 pm I did one too and am amazed at how far you can traverse relationships! Why, you might ask. All Rights Reserved.

SaaS vs. Open Source

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology SaaS vs. Open Source September 24, 2008 I just finished writing a post for the Idealware blog about choosing SaaS vs. Open source. Be Helpful. But the real story is much more complicated. alain mor.ph

8 Strategy Basics for Nonprofit Organizations

Connection Cafe

Here are a few tips to help your nonprofit think about strategy: 1. What comes to mind when you think of nonprofit strategy? Multi-day retreats?

The search for good web conferencing, take 2

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology The search for good web conferencing, take 2 January 31, 2008 Back in August, I did a review of web conferencing tools, with a decidedly unusual slant – as a presenter, I had to be able to share my Linux desktop.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Unattended Drip Campaigns with Time-Based Workflow Unattended Drip Campaigns with Time-Based Workflow Last Updated on Thursday, 7 August 2008 08:36 Written by Steve Thursday, 7 August 2008 07:35 Earlier I faked a drip email campaign , but here’s the real deal. Thanks for the info!

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Rolling up the sleeves with VisualForce Rolling up the sleeves with VisualForce Last Updated on Thursday, 31 July 2008 07:58 Written by Steve Thursday, 31 July 2008 07:58 I wrote the other day that VisualForce was the real deal. One reason is that S-Controls have a shelf life baked into them.

"2008 is going to be a challening year." To quote Yogi Berra, "It's deja vu all over again."

Connection Cafe

"2008 is going to be a challenging year." While I don't think anyone anticipated that the end of 2008 would be as ugly as it was, the content of the article is probably even more valuable today. We're taking that information and creating a resolutions guide to help nonprofit professionals keep their resolutions, so please share.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » America’s Giving Challenge – Beth Wins Again

See What's Out There

The whole giving competition thing is complicated and I am not sure it’s healthy. You can r ead more about it on Beth’s blog.

Social Media For Social Good: Follow Up

Connection Cafe

One of the best sites on digital activism advice is Mary Joyce's Digitactive - look through her archives to find her advice or email her. Q: Should nonprofits have organizational Twitter accounts, or should employees keep their own personal accounts to tweet about the org & engage in conversation? Are they valuable in other ways?

Webinar: Using Email to Engage Activists, Cultivate Donors - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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Date: Thur, Aug 21, 2008 Time: 2:00 PM EDT Duration: 1 hour Cost: Free Registration: click here Natasha Nummedal is Senior Campaign Manager at Care2.