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The Save Darfur Coalition’s "Be A Voice For Darfur" - A Stellar Example of A Multi-Channel Campaign

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Be A Voice for Darfur is an excellent example of multi-channel campaign designed to bring attention to the appalling genocide in Darfur

President's Update: Summer 2008

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Well, I just got my first one out in 2008! Our newest human rights project is looking closely at the human rights challenges in Darfur.

Reading & Blogging for Darfur with Maw Books Blog

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For the month of September, blogger Natasha Maw will be Reading & Blogging for Darfur. book blog fundraiswer Darfur

How Are Your 2008 Activist Resolutions Going?

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We're half way through 2008, so I thought I'd share how mine are going, and check in on yours. Watched Darfur Now. Seems kinda messy. 4.

Do What You Can: National Week of Action for Darfur April 6-13

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just have to do what I can. " -- Jerry Fowler, Executive Director of the Save Darfur Coalition , during an interview on the Voices on Genocide Prevention Podcast. Tell China to, "Extinguish the Flames of Genocide in Darfur." activism Darfur genocide human rights"[Y]ou don't necessarily have to solve a problem. What can you do?

Train for Humanity is looking for new participants!

Amy Sample Ward

The initial phase of Train for Humanity ran for four months from September to December 2008. All funds from phase two will go directly toward supporting the Darfur Peace & Development Organization’s (DPDO) school project. Follow the updates from Train for Humanity on Darfur. Want to learn more and get involved?

November 2008: Most Popular Cause-Related Search Terms

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Below are the most popular search terms for November 2008. darfur (17). Social Actions is committed to making freely available the statistics we generate on flows of philanthropic activity. have included all terms that were submitted to our search engine two or more times. poverty (14). volunteer (9). mumbai (8). homeless (5). DC (3).

November 2008: Most Popular Cause-Related Search Terms

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Below are the most popular search terms for November 2008. darfur (17). Social Actions is committed to making freely available the statistics we generate on flows of philanthropic activity. have included all terms that were submitted to our search engine two or more times. poverty (14). volunteer (9). mumbai (8). homeless (5). DC (3).

Beijing 2008 Olympics Potential Catalyst for Human Rights

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We believe China and the IOC should be held accountable to the promises they made during Beijing's bid for the 2008 Olympics."

What’s the Secret to Social Media Success? Cute Animal Theory

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What will it take to get the climate some attention? Cute Dog Photos! That’s Sam, grist.org’s office puppy. So, grist-.org Cute Dog Theory.

Join the 29-Day Giving Challenge: Change Lives One Gift at a Time

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Her goal is to inspire at least 2,000 people to commit to the 29-Day Giving Challenge by September 29, 2008. Visit 29-Day Giving Challenge.

Today is World Refugee Day: Give Refugees a Hand

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Today, June 20th, is World Refugee Day , a day to raise awareness about refugees' rights, and to honor their experiences. Follow their Twitter feed.

Social Networks for Social Change: Ivan Boothe Knows What He Is Talking About!

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For instance, when we first started organizing on Facebook in 2005, we found many existing groups on campuses working to end the genocide in Darfur. Using Social Networks for Social Change: Facebook, MySpace and More View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. For concrete examples see the Slideshare presentation above. Thanks Ivan

Notes from The Seven Things Everyone Wants: What Freud and Buddha Understood (and We're Forgetting) about Online Outreach

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Two of their staff members recently returned from Darfur and are putting together a video to raise awareness about it. Maybe you did a walk.

Pros and Cons of Facebook Activism

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moving from Darfur to Burma to whatever cause is next. Several months ago my colleague Mary Joyce (who I met at the Global Voices Summit in London in 2005 ) and who is now at the Berkman Center pinged me and asked if I knew any digital activists in Southeast Asia. taking place across various social media sites, including Facebook.

How Can Changebloggers Make a Greater Impact Online and Offline?

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Here are a few examples of some month-long and two-week long online events: Maw Books Blog ran a Blogging and Reading for Darfur campaign last month.

What Can I Do About Genocide? An Interview with Janessa Goldbeck

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this past Sunday was the Global Day for Darfur. Darfur. One of the world's challenges that disturbs me the most is genocide. In D.C.,

What is a "Nonprofit Blog"?

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This week in NTEN 's Nonprofit Blogging Affinity Group , a new member asked for a list of nonprofit blogs. nonprofit blog.

Pro-Tibet Non-Profit Under Cyber-Attack | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

It then registers with a control server at 202.134.124.178, Dyxnet Hong Kong. [2] truth_of_darfur-china_and_2008_olympics.pps However, we’ve had a few non-profits go public recently with a sustained series of cyberattacks that have been perpetrated on pro-Tibet advocacy nonprofits. Is that how you found out what this code was doing? Be nice.

The Drumbeat of Bad News in the Nonprofit and Philanthropy Sector and A Couple of Glimmers of Hope

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Network for Good has recently released a new e-book called " The 2008 Online Fundraising Survival Guide: 12 Winning Strategies to survive and Thrive in a Down Economy "  (a terrific reframing of best practices advice for online fundraising and perhaps fear-driven adoption of these practices will be in the works.) recent post.

December 2008: Most Popular Cause-Related Search Terms

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Below are the most popular search terms for December 2008. darfur (31). Social Actions is committed to making freely available the statistics we generate on the flows of philanthropic activity. One indicator of popular action areas is the search terms that people use to find opportunities to make a difference. volunteer (30). DC (6).

December 2008: Most Popular Cause-Related Search Terms

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Below are the most popular search terms for December 2008. darfur (31). Social Actions is committed to making freely available the statistics we generate on the flows of philanthropic activity. One indicator of popular action areas is the search terms that people use to find opportunities to make a difference. volunteer (30). DC (6).

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Why do people give charity?

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The New York Times Magazine on Sunday was all about philanthropy. Here’s what you need to read: What Makes People Give? They seem so sensible.

Insiders Guide to Video and YouTube for Nonprofits - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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July 31, 2008 | Jordan Viator Hatef, Your article is very informative, especially for new social media users like my self. Why or why not?

Insiders Guide to Video and YouTube for Nonprofits - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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July 31, 2008 | Jordan Viator Hatef, Your article is very informative, especially for new social media users like my self. Why or why not?

Change.org is Hiring Bloggers for Social Action Blog Network

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Hey all you do-good bloggers! Ben Rattray of Change.org wanted me to let you know that they are hiring bloggers. Positions are part-time, paid and start in June. To apply, go to [link]. I've pasted the blurb below: Hiring Bloggers for Change.org! Want to create the premier online space for your issue and become a leading voice for social action?

A Means to an End

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Nevertheless, at this meeting, these folks were busy patting themselves on the back about their successes with Darfur. Here are the facts.

Making Stories Work for Your Org: What the Data Says

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Before coming to M+R, Steve served as the Managing Director for Internet Communications at Amnesty International USA, where he developed an email strategy that nearly tripled Amnesty’s list in less than three years and helped grow Amnesty’s online fundraising program, even in the midst of the September 2008 stock market crash. You'd be wrong.

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A Means to an End

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Nevertheless, at this meeting, these folks were busy patting themselves on the back about their successes with Darfur. The failure statistic is often cited, usually with a moan and a wail. It goes like this: 30, 40, or 50 percent of all IT projects go bad. In the end, nobody’s happy. Jobs are lost, heads roll, teeth gnash. Mind the gap.

A Means to an End

Gavin's Digital Diner

Nevertheless, at this meeting, these folks were busy patting themselves on the back about their successes with Darfur. The failure statistic is often cited, usually with a moan and a wail. It goes like this: 30, 40, or 50 percent of all IT projects go bad. In the end, nobody’s happy. Jobs are lost, heads roll, teeth gnash. Mind the gap.

A Means to an End

Gavin's Digital Diner

Nevertheless, at this meeting, these folks were busy patting themselves on the back about their successes with Darfur. The failure statistic is often cited, usually with a moan and a wail. It goes like this: 30, 40, or 50 percent of all IT projects go bad. In the end, nobody’s happy. Jobs are lost, heads roll, teeth gnash. Mind the gap.

The Philanthropic Web, Questions and Answers

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Jacob Colker, The Extraordinaries: It’s about creating new tools and breaking the total thinking of just – call your congressman and sign a petition and that’s going to save Darfur. On October 20, Social Actions hosted a lunch for partners in the Bay Area. And that can be both an opportunity and a challenge. Let’s see it as an opportunity.

"Google Was Our First Office": Managing a Worldwide Staff

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Imagine a Jewish girl, selling Challah bread on a college campus in America to help support black Muslims in Darfur. Online Collaboration.

Serious Games | Beaconfire Wire

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Darfur is Dying ([link] is probably the most well known game created to raise awareness about a specific topic, in this case the genocide in the Darfur region of Sudan. The game ties in actual statistics about the life of people in Darfur and how you can make a difference. Long Live IE6! Do you know what edict means?

A Second Life for nonprofits? | Beaconfire Wire

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Commonwealth Island in Second Life consists of a “rugged, coniferous island housing several nonprofits, including Greenpeace and ACLU&# There’s an education campaign to help end the genocide in Darfur in “Camp Darfur&#. 05/26/2010: Don’t forget your content 05/24/2010: IE6 Is Dead. Long Live IE6!

What Are Your 2009 Have Fun Do Good Resolutions?

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My six 2008 Activist Resolutions went so-so: I did. I think it's wise to make your New Year's Resolutions a few weeks into January. didn't.

YouTube Launches Nonprofit Program

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Just got a press release this morning announcing the launch of the YouTube Nonprofit Program ! YouTube’s 2007/2008 Clinton Global Initiative commitment enables nonprofit organizations (in the U.S. YouTube Nonprofit Program participants will receive: • A premium channel on YouTube that serves as a nonprofit’s hub for their uploaded videos.

Facebook Causes and Effects | Beaconfire Wire

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Some of the most popular causes, like the ONE campaign and Save Darfur , have grown exponentially, with 9,203 and 44,506 members respectively.

Be My Online Valentine for $1 | Beaconfire Wire

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Or even better, give a $1 directly to the Save Darfur campaign and the campaign will give you a ribbon that you can display on your profile. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » YouTube for Nonprofits – Donations are Nice, but What About List Building?

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Thanks, Ian 3 Jan 2008 lili Thank you very much for the great information. Why not? What we don’t know yet is whether it will work.