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Why is "World Class" so Classist?

Museum 2.0

They reinforce a fallacy that "world class" institutions are those deemed to be so by a narrow, mostly monolithic group of critics. And so on.

Public Allies Arizona: Getting Things Done for America

ASU Lodestar Center

The oath reads: I will get things done for America - to make our people safer, smarter, and healthier. We’re Public Allies Arizona Class of 2014 and we all are going to keep getting things done for America. We were committing to something that was bigger than ourselves for the sake of the greater good. But we''ve persevered.

How I'm Celebrating My 53rd Birthday: Cambodia, Chocolate, and Class

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The exercise: I'll ask the class to compose a birthday tweet that their network might retweet. What was my birthday Wish At Age 6 ? Beth 5.0

The New Wave of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Connection Cafe

Looking back at America’s five largest peer- to-peer fundraising programs in 2006, four have experienced precipitous drops in revenue.

New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs. By Lindsay Austin Louie. So, what answers did foundation CEOs give?

Happy, Healthy 2016: What’s Your Theme for the Year?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Happy New Year !   I had a wonderful break – filled with fun, family, walking, hiking, reading, quiet, and reflection.   How about you? Year in Review.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Early Retirement Early Retirement Last Updated on Thursday, 9 November 2006 09:52 Written by Steve Thursday, 9 November 2006 09:52 Corporate America has loved “early retirement&#. They take the lump sum, and head home at 52 to take IT classes at the local community college.

Meditations on Relevance Part 5: Relevance is a Bridge

Museum 2.0

One is about the Grateful Dead ( Dear Jerry ), the other about the dawn of surfing in the Americas ( Princes of Surf ). Photo by Jon Bailiff.

Three Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Diversify Their Brand Online

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Unlike 10 years ago, when Web communication was limited to websites and email, today nonprofits also have access to blogs, social networks, video and photo-sharing sites, texting, and smartphone and tablet apps – and which tools your supporters use to access your nonprofit online is often directly related to their age and sometimes class and race.

7 Practical Tips for Engagement with a Higher Purpose On Social

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” 3.   Use Nostalgia (old class photos) to Spark A Trip Down Memory Lane. Connect Alumni with Current School Experience. Engagement

The Triple Bottom Line in India: Software, Quality Education, and Early Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

At the Sujaya School, I visited a second grade art class. How many beaches does America have? also visited the sixth grade class.

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Giving Day Hosts Must Have A Crisis Plan – #Givedaylessons

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But this past Give Local America Day, technology did not work. ”    We always had some sort of back up plan. And it did. think I did!

Trainer’s Notebook: Facilitating Tech Training Internationally – Tips for Working with Interpreters

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Small group coaching has it own specific techniques. With non-English speaking participants, there is an extra layer of back and forth.

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International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

They will be doing a variety of work tasks (not just social media and networks).   Not every student in my class is focused on the same policy issue.

Public Allies Arizona: Burning You With the 5 Core Values

ASU Lodestar Center

As I prepped for what I wanted to say to the next graduating class of Public Allies Arizona, I took a queue from my own days as an ally and reflected. Overall, I challenge the new class of graduating Allies and all those who work in our communities to always being thinking in new ways. It took me many years to realize and embrace this.

United Way Community Leaders Conference


Participants include leaders from the private sector, elected officials, other non-profit organizations, and of course local United Ways across America. The UW Community Leaders Conference is under way right now in Nashville, TN. The focus? An appropriate focus, yes? What we learn, earn, and how well we live are so completely intertwined.

You can learn something from everything

ASU Lodestar Center

Amy Baer’s speech started much like the others; she talked about her experiences in confirmation class, the friends she made. posted by.

Online Collaboration: Taking Education to New Heights

Tech Soup Blog

If you are reading this right now, you are more fortunate than one-fifth of the U.S. population. For some, this bleak reality is also a call to action.

11 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

America didn’t seem like such a mess in the foreign media. Learn basic HTML. VIDEO: HTML All Writers Need to Know. 3. WWF Mobile.

Women Who Tech Around the World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Women Who Tech Around the World. View more presentations from Beth Kanter. organized and moderated a panel called “ Women Who Tech Globally.”

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The Art of Relevance Sneak Peek: Rock and Roll Family Edition

Museum 2.0

The boards were in storage for 90+ years before historians discov- ered they were the boards in the first known record of surfing in the Americas.

9 Amazing Organizations Share Their Tech Success

Tech Soup Blog

million people through national media outreach, including an appearance on "Good Morning America." HART for Animals. Andrew's.

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Giving USA 2011 Report

NonProfit Trends

Below are some key findings and information from the 56th annual report. Total charitable giving by donor source for 2010 is estimated to be $290.89

And they are a part of America, this country that I love. But what we know — what we have seen – is that America can change.

Best New Leadership Book Of 2014

Eric Jacobsen Blog

When the class graduates after a year they join the Leadership Academy Alumni Association and I meet with that group every month just to do a Q&A.

Using Social Media to Share Research

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: Last Spring,  Allison Fine and I did an evaluation report for the Case Foundation on the America’s Giving Challenge 2009. 

The Coming Wave of Web 2.0 Consultants and Vendors - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


believe that we will soon see a class of web 2.0 Main | Lean, Mean Blogging Machines » Thursday Nov 16 2006 The Coming Wave of Web 2.0

[Research] Data on Nonprofit Cloud Computing: Anywhere, Anytime Technology for Social Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We heard that from Africa, India and Latin America. Cloud Computing Survey Results from TechSoup Global. And the cloud helps that. wish I knew.

Calling All Nonprofits and Libraries — Come Celebrate Creativity

Tech Soup Blog

How fun is that? Here's What You Need to Know About the Contest. First off, save this date: August 15, 2015. Awesome, then you are set! Prize(s).


ASU Lodestar Center

We’ve all heard the term, had workshops and classes on it, gone to seminars, digested it— but why? Networking. Like this article? Get another!

Never Stop Learning

ASU Lodestar Center

began writing this blog post as I sat in the NMI 122 class , Digital Communications: Social Media Tools & Strategies. posted by. Do I tweet?

2014 NTEN Awards at 14LCS


Code for America (CFA) has succeeded in accomplishing great things in communities across the nation.

Social Media: Before You Get Started, Get Organized!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For example, the Latin America Work Group’s website is , but when the organization was setting up its profiles on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, “lawg” was not available on all three sites. The following is an excerpt from Chapter 2 of the newly released book Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits.

Telling your nonprofit's story

ASU Lodestar Center

Initiating honest dialogue about tough issues like economic class and the disparity between the rich and poor is tough work. Like this article?

Leading the Resistance: 28 Organizations You Can (and Should) Support Today


The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund's mission is to change the face and voice of America's politics and achieve equality for LGBT Americans by increasing the number of openly LGBT officials at all levels of government. NARAL Pro-Choice America. Emerge America. LGBTQ Rights. Immigration & Refugees. Legal Advocacy. Healthcare.

Building a Digitally Literate Community

Tech Soup Blog

For example, the Pueblo City-County Library in Pueblo, CO offers classes on how to use iPads and e-readers. Defining Digital Literacy.

CEO’s Update: Fall 2014

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

My personal goal is to channel the aspirations of the technology community to do more social good. Consider third grade student Brennan Draves.

Answers to the Ten Questions I am Most Often Asked

Museum 2.0

Note: the title of this post pays homage to Elaine Heumann Gurian's excellent and quite different 1981 essay of the same title. The Museum 2.0 culture.

Digital Communications: A Wise Investment

ASU Lodestar Center

Participants will develop real social content as part of the class. posted by. Abbie S. Fink , Vice President /. General Manager. Abbie S.

Your Phone Baby is Demanding Your Attention – And Will Only be Satisfied with Texts

Mobile Commons

The campaign is designed to raise awareness about America’s teen pregnancy rate – the highest of any industrialized nation.