Postcard From Alaska

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My First Trip to Alaska. The photo above is me at age 14 in Alaska with my mom. I being a typical teenager who didn’t want to be away from her friends, so I really didn’t enjoy the natural wonders of Alaska and even refused to eat a salmon dinner.

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Alaska: And The Earth Shook Under My Feet

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Then off to an evening session at PRSA-Alaska Chapter at the Providence Center Cancer Center to talk about the Networked Nonprofit. All in all – an exciting day in Alaska! Tags: Conferences alaska Earthquake.

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In Search of Bachelors and Philanthropy in Rural Alaska and Video Story Capture Tips

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Last week, my adventure in Alaska started with a meeting with representatives from community foundations around the state of Alaska hosted by the Alaska Community Foundation. Tags: Content Philanthropy Tips Tools and Tactics The Story.

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Heard on the Street in Anchorage

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Other posts about my Alaska visit; Postcard. I did an impromptu “Woman on the Street&# interview and it reminded of Deb Schultz’s observation “Technology Changes, People Don’t&# Other posts about my Alaska visit; Postcard Earthquiake.

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The Ladder of Love: Growing Facebook Fans

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I was lucky enough to spend my last afternoon in Alaska driving to Talkeetna with Aliza Sherman who lives in Alaska who I’ve known since 1995 and with Cassandra Stalzer my host! I love the framework she created for identifying and cultivating Super Fans on Facebook.

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A Network Haiku. Palin and Discovery. Dark Clouds. Boo. Boo.

Network-Centric Advocacy

We thought Discovery Communications' decision to give Sarah Palin a "nature" documentary series about the state of Alaska with a paycheck of a cool $1 million per episode deserved a tongue-lashing. Tags: Advocacy Strategy Communication Technology Current Affairs Examples of Network-Centric Advocacy Campaigns netcentric Here is an interesting contest of user voice. It generated 1600 Haiku's about Palin getting a million dollars from Discovery.

My Latest President's Update

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Here are some of their stories: Aleda Schaf fer A student at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management, Aleda Schaffer has worked as an American Sign Language Interpreter in Washington, DC, Alaska and Boston.

The 2010 NTC by the Numbers


Those of you who recall the Vegetarian Lunch Scandal of April 9th, 2010 and the subsequent solution that came out of your tweets will be happy to hear that there were a total of 7,903 tweets tagged #10NTC. Alaska, Hawaii, Iowa and North Dakota all represented with 1 attendee per state. .

Bringing Women a Global Voice: Jensine Larsen, World Pulse

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They came from the favelas of Brazil, from Alaska, from the Bronx, immigrant women from the Bronx. Tags: Big Vision Podcast interview "I would wake up in the middle of the night and still hear their voices.

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Of Mice and Men and Laptops (A Kind of Buyer's Guide)


Forty-two chunks of plastic, aluminum, glass and silicon; beasts that ranged from cheap miniscule netbooks to a Sony "Exxon Valdez" series laptop -- a seven-pound behemoth, nearly two inches thick with a display the size of Alaska. In that role, he serves on several nonprofit boards including, NTEN, Aspiration, TAG, the Innovation Funders Network, and, the Washtenaw Land Trust, a regional land trust based in Washtenaw County, Michigan.

Jewish Television Network Delivers Online Religious Service

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I was unable to attend services here in Alaska this Erev Yom Kippur and found my way to this site. Tags: webcast new media Once again the Jewish Television Network let people remotely watch Kol Nidre (Jewish High Holiday) service from their home via live webcast. And, for the second year in a row it was a hit. Now I don’t think the point was that people should stay home and experience religious services that way.