Virtual sorority’s tax-exempt status denied | Albuquerque Journal News

AFP Blog

Virtual sorority’s tax-exempt status denied | Albuquerque Journal News : "Well, it seems that the IRS is made up of a lot more of us “mature” people and a lot less of our children’s generation. Two months ago the IRS Exempt Organization folks (yes, those people) denied tax-exempt status to a virtual sorority. I had never heard of a virtual sorority. But no matter; I have not heard of most virtual things. I’m not in the right age bracket, either for virtual or for sororities.

Kids and Philanthropy: Teaching Your Children To Be Charitable

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What a great way to teach your children to become more thoughtful and responsible about the world we live in. Amy Jussel of Shaping Youth Blog shared a story of how she and her daughter played the Freerice game, a quiz-style vocabulary builder that rewards correct answers with ten grains per bowl to feed hungry children, distributed by the U.N.'s I reached out to my readers for suggestions about how to raise more charitable and socially aware children.

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Women’s History Month: 11 Nonprofits That Are Advocating For Female Empowerment

Kindful

Mission: The mission of Crossroads for Women is to provide comprehensive, integrated services to empower women emerging from incarceration to achieve safe, healthy, and fulfilling lives in the community, for themselves and their children. Headquarters in: Albuquerque, NM.

And the 2013 Digital Storytelling Challenge Awards Go To.

Tech Soup Blog

Hearing what those children want to be when they grow up motivated me to share the story with as many people as possible so that they would be able to realize their dreams. The shutter snappers at Keshet Dance Company based out of Albuquerque, New Mexico caught our judges' attention with their powerful slideshow titled "unlimited possibilities through dance," snapping up the first place prizes for best photo story. We all have a story.

Plants! Natural Materials! Review of Explora!, a Peaceful, Delightful Science Center

Museum 2.0

My first jobs were in science and children's museums. And even if the phenomena on display are complex and unknowable even for advanced scientists, the whole experience is typically geared toward children and stripped of its mystery and potential power. So imagine my delight to visit Explora in Albuquerque. Note: This post was also published as a review on ExhibitFiles here. I love science centers.