Why is "World Class" so Classist?

Museum 2.0

The museum is free to all-comers and showcases pieces from Slim's extensive collection of European and Mexican art, including pieces by major international artists whose work is not easy to find in Latin America. What makes a "world class" museum in your book?

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. posted by Annie Bello Graduate Public Allies Arizona I quickly realized that Public Allies was no cop out when we were sworn in as AmeriCorps members.

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How I'm Celebrating My 53rd Birthday: Cambodia, Chocolate, and Class

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This year I'm indulging in three of my passions: raising money for Cambodian children with social media, teaching a social media nonprofit strategy class, and eating chocolate. The exercise: I'll ask the class to compose a birthday tweet that their network might retweet.

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. Just how far will your organization’s supporters go to raise money on your behalf? Would they walk across hot coals? Shave their heads?

New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It was independently conducted by the Center for Effective Philanthropy and included in-depth interviews and a survey with CEOs of more than 200 of America’s foundations. New Research and a Welcome Surprise from Foundation CEOs. By Lindsay Austin Louie.

Latest Association & Nonprofit Jobs – April 12


Associate Director of Digital Strategy , NAFCU – NAFCU is the leading trade association for America’s federally-insured credit unions. Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !

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Hot Nonprofit Marketing Jobs This Week – February 16


Manager of Marketing , Industrial Designers Society of America – Do you know what industrial design is? Here are some cool jobs, hand-picked by me, that you can find via the SocialFish job board !

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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? Last year, I decided that I didn’t need to wait until New Year’s to establish happy, healthy habits in my life.

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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. This would be a great message to the middle class. What normal person in America wouldn’t support this?

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.

The Triple Bottom Line in India: Software, Quality Education, and Early Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

At the Sujaya School, I visited a second grade art class. The teacher introduced me as a visitor from America and asked if there the children wanted to ask me any questions. How many beaches does America have? I also visited the sixth grade class.

7 Practical Tips for Engagement with a Higher Purpose On Social

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Use Nostalgia (old class photos) to Spark A Trip Down Memory Lane. With old class photos, you can leverage memes like “ Throw Back Thursday , like in this example from Reshet Ramah , a network of alumni from across the globe.

Meditations on Relevance Part 5: Relevance is a Bridge

Museum 2.0

One is about the Grateful Dead ( Dear Jerry ), the other about the dawn of surfing in the Americas ( Princes of Surf ). These two pieces of wood are like the Shroud of Turin of surfing in the Americas. Blessing of the Replica Boards, July 19, 2015, 8am. Photo by Jon Bailiff.

Giving Day Hosts Must Have A Crisis Plan – #Givedaylessons

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last Tuesday, May 3, 2016, was Give Local America Day , a day when community foundations across the country rally to support local nonprofits in what is marketed as the largest community-driven crowdfunding event of the year. But this past Give Local America Day, technology did not work.

International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m teaching a graduate class at the Monterey Institute of International Studies based on my books, The Networked Nonprofit and Measuring the Networked Nonprofit. Not every student in my class is focused on the same policy issue.

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. A number of workshops and classes are being offered on topics such as "Talent and Leadership for Leading Community Change," and "Investing in Collaboratives to Achieve Greater Community Results". The UW Community Leaders Conference is under way right now in Nashville, TN.

Trainer’s Notebook: Facilitating Tech Training Internationally – Tips for Working with Interpreters

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We had an incredible team of women tech advisers from Silicon Valley, all experts, and who taught classes on how to use various tools such as Google, Canva, and Indiegogo, complete with detailed work books with exercises.

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. That said, I often joke to friends that when I retire from online activism/communications I am going to open a print book and stationary store that serves martinis, plays Pandora, and offers free handwriting classes.

Women Who Tech Around the World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” Next we had a brief overview from Mary Patton Davis who works on communications for the Akilah Institute and who I had the pleasure of meeting when I was in Rwanda. Mary shared an overview of their program and their first class will graduate this June with 100% job placement.

Online Collaboration: Taking Education to New Heights

Tech Soup Blog

" In this spirit, New Heights provides everything from tutoring services to curriculums, a library with more than 3,000 books, field trips, and online classes. If you are reading this right now, you are more fortunate than one-fifth of the U.S. population.

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9 Amazing Organizations Share Their Tech Success

Tech Soup Blog

million people through national media outreach, including an appearance on "Good Morning America." New Heights provides families with tutoring services , a library with more than 3,000 books, field trips, and online classes.

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. Read Annie Bellow''s , " Public Allies Arizona: Getting Things Done for America ".

Giving USA 2011 Report

NonProfit Trends

The Giving USA Foundation and its research partner, the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University , has released Giving USA 2011: The Annual Report on Philanthropy for the year 2010. Below are some key findings and information from the 56th annual report.

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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. And the hippies cheered, they clapped, and they accepted ShaNaNa as part of the rollicking youth culture sweeping North America.

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. Abbie S. Fink , Vice President /. General Manager. HMA Public Relations. I attend Sabbath services almost every Saturday morning at Congregation Beth Israel.



Two hundred and twenty one years ago, in a hall that still stands across the street, a group of men gathered and, with these simple words, launched America’s improbable experiment in democracy. And they are a part of America, this country that I love.

Best New Leadership Book Of 2014

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today, Van Gorder is the President and CEO at Scripps Health , one of America’s foremost health systems with 14,000 employees and 2,600 affiliated physicans.

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.

The Coming Wave of Web 2.0 Consultants and Vendors - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


Consultants and Vendors Thursday, November 16, 2006 at 05:26PM | by Justin Perkins Matt Howes Guest Blog By Matt Howes, Director of Technology, Media Matters for America Remember when the webmaster did everything from graphic design to information architecture and content writing?

[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. But in the press of the every day and the big intransigent difficulties we are each grappling with, it’s hard to make “go to a technology training class” the most important thing on the to-do list.

Calling All Nonprofits and Libraries — Come Celebrate Creativity

Tech Soup Blog

The Contest is only open to all nonprofit organizations in the United States of America (“ US ”) who have used any of TechSoup's Adobe Creative Cloud discounted products or TechSoup Adobe donation products in the past. (a)

2014 NTEN Awards at 14LCS


The inaugural class of diverse and passionate teens, hailing from all over California, was trained in how to produce shareable video, create social media content, write compelling blog posts, and even take their outreach offline, speaking in person in their community.

Social Media: Before You Get Started, Get Organized!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For example, the Latin America Work Group’s website is www.lawg.org , but when the organization was setting up its profiles on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, “lawg” was not available on all three sites. Take a class or sit down for a few hours with a tutorial, just <strong>make sure that your learn <em>basic</em> HTML!</strong>


ASU Lodestar Center

We’ve all heard the term, had workshops and classes on it, gone to seminars, digested it— but why? Additionally, he sits on the boards of the Welcome to America Project, KEEN Phoenix, Phoenix Collegiate Academy and is a partner of Social Venture Partners.

Building a Digitally Literate Community

Tech Soup Blog

For example, the Pueblo City-County Library in Pueblo, CO offers classes on how to use iPads and e-readers. For example, nonprofits with educational or youth-focused missions are also providing both digital access and literacy through mentorships, classes, and technology access.

Answers to the Ten Questions I am Most Often Asked

Museum 2.0

There are long histories of highly-engaged participatory governance and cultural work around the world, and in many ways, America's obsession with the individual may be more of a hindrance than a help to projects here.

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Leading the Resistance: 28 Organizations You Can (and Should) Support Today


The Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund's mission is to change the face and voice of America's politics and achieve equality for LGBT Americans by increasing the number of openly LGBT officials at all levels of government. The American Immigration Council, established in 1987, works to strengthen America by honoring our immigrant history and shaping how America thinks about and acts towards immigrants and immigration. NARAL Pro-Choice America. Emerge America.

CEO’s Update: Fall 2014

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

From people in Latin America who face severe water scarcity to at-risk human rights defenders and students with disabilities, our users and their families are the ones who best convey the impact of our work.

Never Stop Learning

ASU Lodestar Center

I began writing this blog post as I sat in the NMI 122 class , Digital Communications: Social Media Tools & Strategies. While promoting the Lodestar Center's Nonprofit Management Institute at a Teach for America event, I met a gentleman who said, "I'm not interested. posted by.