Case Study: Building Community Online (with Appropriate Technologies)

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With "The Rucksack", Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) have actually managed to build an online community that works. Here's what Daniel Atwood, Director of Digital Engagement at IAVA, has to say about the project: Big picture, this has opened up a whole bunch of opportunities that we hadn't been able to imagine in the past. Community. We all want it. We know we need it. Making it happen?

Nonprofit and Activist Women Bloggers in Chicago

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Journal of a Young Activist write about her travels and human rights work in Palestine, Israel, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria and Afghanistan, and her life as a Chicago Seminary Student. The training will be lead by Parag Mehta, Director of Training at the Democratic National Committee and filmmaker Eric Byler.

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[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: Women for Women International

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If anything, I have been encouraged to develop a solid social media strategy with help from our Director of Marketing, as well as continued support from my fellow marketing staff here. Though many of the countries we work in are talked about in the news (DR Congo, Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan), some aren’t as well-known (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Nigeria) and we often need to explain why operating in these countries is important. Organization: Women for Women International.

NetCentric Advocacy: Communicaiton Coordination in the middle of Choas

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Whether it’s an earthquake in the mountains of Afghanistan or flooding in Somalia, a satellite phone is an essential piece of equipment to maintain contact with the outside world where conventional communication isn’t possible. Whether it’s an earthquake in the mountains of Afghanistan or flooding in Somalia, a satellite phone is an essential piece of equipment to maintain contact with the outside world where conventional communication isn’t possible.

Behind the Scenes of IAVA’s Cutting-edge “The Rucksack”

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The Rucksack" -- a cutting-edge project that I led recently for the Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA) -- is an especially powerful example of an organization using technology in a strategic and transformative way. By Sam Dorman I've had the good fortune to be involved in some great technology projects over the years, for some great causes.

Research Friday: Attention Philanthropy: The Good, the Bad, and the Road Ahead

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Greg Mortensen, co-founder and executive director of the nonprofit Central Asia Institute (CAI), is a genius in AP. In his books, he tells the story of founding his nonprofit and recounts tales of the struggles they faced while fulfilling their mission of providing education to girls in remote areas of Pakistan and Afghanistan. posted by. Chao Guo, Ph.D. Associate Professor. University of Georgia. Welcome to Research Friday !

Support Women Survivors of War with $27/month

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If not director of a school, I would like to be someone of importance, someone of value again.'"--Honorata (pictured left) about her experience with Women for Women International. A month ago I listened to Christine Karumba, the Country Director for Women for Women International in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, tell Honorata's story on the Voices on Genocide Prevention podcast.

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Women of Color Resource Center: An Interview with Anisha Desai

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Anisha Desai is the Executive Director of the Women of Color Resource Center. Desai came to the Women of Color Resource Center from a Deputy Director role at United for a Fair Economy. You can also listen to it to on this little player: Anisha Desai: Hi, my name is Anisha Desai and I am the Executive Director of the Women of Color Resource Center.

Must Hear Speech from Barack Obama and the Power of Podcasting

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What kind of actions can we take to ensure not only a safe and stable Iraq, but that will also preserve our capacity to rebuild Afghanistan, isolate and apprehend terrorist cells, preserve our long-term military readiness, and devote the resources needed to shore up our homeland security? I am not the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Secretary of State, or the Director of National Intelligence.

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