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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.


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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When Data Gets Personal


In class, I sat next to kids who got teased for coming to school smelly. Class and poverty in America are hard to talk about.

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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.

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

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.

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.”

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

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.

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.

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.

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?

[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.

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.


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!

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. 

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

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.

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.

Creativity in Education (and Life) Can Change the World

Have Fun - Do Good

Writing and illustrating stories about my gerbils, Floppsey and Moppsey, and reading them to the class. can't bear to see Waiting for Superman.

2014 NTEN Awards at 14LCS


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

Why "Free Agent" Social Communities Rock


However, there is a new class of free agent out there, specific to social networks: " the free agent community.". There is a lot of buzz about "free agent fundraisers" an individual using personal fundraising to raise money for a nonprofit organization. Three recent independent social community fundraisers underscore these points.

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?

Bookshare in Chennai

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

She says, “This job has greatly increased my self-esteem. I now feel even I can help people living in America!!” The partner we chose, Worth Trust employs people with disabilities, in addition they conduct life skills classes and provide training. However that did not stop them from trying, learning and working hard.

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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.

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Ancient Greece 2.0: Arts Participation before the Industrial Age

Museum 2.0

By the early twentieth century people of all social classes were expected to treat arts events as private experiences. can't wait.

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).

The Case for Copyright Exceptions and Fair Use

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

of America v. This ruling by the Supreme Court in Sony Corp. Universal City Studios, Inc., 464 U.S. copyright law. But, it’s not the only one!

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.