Africa Mentoring Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The idea for the project came from Nigerian blogger Ore Somolu who is presently working with a group of young women from Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia on the Young Caucacus Women Project. My dream project (when I have some time) is to set up a virtual mentoring project with the college kids that the Sharing Foundation is sponsoring, including Leng Sopharith who is the student we are sponsoring.

Art, Social Change & Young Women Bloggers

Have Fun - Do Good

During the week the young women in the program from Armenia , Azerbaijan and Georgia wrote their own posts answering the question, we commented on their posts and they commented on each other's posts. Film Your Issue This is a contest being sponsored by MSN Spaces, MSN Video,, USA Today, Entertainment Weekly and mtvU. This week Beth Kanter and I finished our week being mentors for the Young Caucasus Women Project.

Beijing 2008 Olympics Potential Catalyst for Human Rights

Have Fun - Do Good

The 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing is providing leverage for Tibetan, Darfurian, Burmese and Chinese human rights campaigns: The International Campaign for Tibet created the Race for Tibet. According to their site: "The International Olympic Committee (IOC) awarded Beijing the 2008 Olympic Games in 2001, disregarding international criticism of China's human rights record. Both the IOC and the Chinese have argued that the Games will "improve human rights in China" and therefore Tibet.

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