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Crowdsourcing Crisis Information: Tracking the Eastern Congo Conflict / Democratic Republic of Congo

Influence

Via GlobalVoices , information about the ongoing crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where some 1 million people have fled the province of North Kivu. Newsfeed here.). An interesting, and hopefully valuable, effort to mitigate the situation is the "Ushahidi" web site for reporting of incidents of violence and abuse.

Announcing… 31 New Favorite Nonprofits for 2013!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) :: @ PETA. Each January Nonprofit Tech 2.0 banner. Wildlife SOS  :: @ WildlifeSOS.

Arts Activist Naomi Natale and The One Million Bones Project

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If you have suggestions for people I should interview, please email me at britt AT brittbravo DOT com. Tweet Share. Big Vision Podcast

Citizen Tech: Social Media in Disaster Response

Amy Sample Ward

Social media, like all technology, is developed by people. Response : studies show that people expect a response on social media. Slides.

Five Social Media Fundraising Trends for 2009

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social networks like Twitter connect us with people online who share our interests or passions about making the world a better place.  

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December 2008: Most Popular Cause-Related Search Terms

Social Actions

One indicator of popular action areas is the search terms that people use to find opportunities to make a difference. africa (23). congo (3). Social Actions is committed to making freely available the statistics we generate on the flows of philanthropic activity. Below are the most popular search terms for December 2008. DC (6).

December 2008: Most Popular Cause-Related Search Terms

Social Actions

One indicator of popular action areas is the search terms that people use to find opportunities to make a difference. africa (23). congo (3). Social Actions is committed to making freely available the statistics we generate on the flows of philanthropic activity. Below are the most popular search terms for December 2008. DC (6).

nfp 2.0 » Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr

Rebooting Charity

initially posted my photographs as a way of sharing my summer 2005 trip to Africa with my friends and family. Welcome to. What a great question.

Pull Up a [Virtual] Chair for a Conversation on Health and Population Issues

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Combating Malaria: A First-Hand Account From Congo. Those interested in domestic health, global health, population issues, or international development would do well to join an online conversation series hosted by the Population Reference Bureau. Environmental Change: What Are the Links With Migration? Managing Unauthorized Migration.

Pull up a [virtual] chair for a conversation on health and population issues

Influence

Combating Malaria: A First-Hand Account From Congo. Those interested in domestic health, global health, population issues, or international development would do well to join an online conversation series hosted by the Population Reference Bureau. Environmental Change: What Are the Links With Migration? Managing Unauthorized Migration.

Support Women Survivors of War with $27/month

Have Fun - Do Good

Through the blistering heat and through rain storms, she walked over 150 miles to Bukavu, a village that had become a haven for people fleeing the war.

Virtual Platforms for Good: Empowering Individuals

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

sent an IM to Jonathan Fanton about an African intitiated Virtual Africa portal to Second Life (see next post!). Photo UgoTrade Blog. Ugo Trade.

Empowering Refugees: Interview with Kjerstin Erickson of FORGE

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Kjerstin Erickson is one of those people "shiny" people who lights up a room. He ran into Congo. Right. What's the dark side?

Empowering Women Citizen Journalists: An Interview with Cristi Hegranes

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We use journalism because it is a very empowering profession, enabling people to become the "question askers" in their societies. CH: Yes.