Post-conflict Reconstruction: Disarmament, Reconciliation, and Blogging?

Tech Soup Blog

Reaching out to youths in Armenia and Azerbaijan, DOTCOM. Through alternative forms of media such as blogs, the project aims to move away from perpetuating stereotypes ingrained in traditional media, and help a younger generation build cultural understanding in a safe zone. Global Voices blogged yesterday about a project funded by the State Department's Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs, DOTCOM , and its recent progress.

Bloggers Needed for Young Caucasus Women Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The project, Young Caucasus Women, is a group blog for young women from the Caucasus region (Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia). To promote citizen journalism in developing countries as an alternative to mainstream media. I met Katy Pearce via the Global s and I'm going to participate in her blog mentoring project and you can too! Here's the description: Interested in developing the worldwide blogosphere? Like working with young people?

nfp 2.0 » What does Second Life success look like for non-profits?

Rebooting Charity

Second Life ‘inhabitants’ can see and interact with some of the gifts in World Vision’s Alternative Catalogue , which this year supports 53 of the charity’s community projects around the world. You can milk a cow destined for Kenya, pat a sheep needed by a community in Senegal, and even sit in a toilet latrine, required to improve hygiene facilities in a school in real-world Armenia.