2014 NTEN Awards at 14LCS

NTEN

Here they are, the recipients of the Leading Change Award, the Campaign of the Year Award, and the Technology Impact Award. The Leading Change Award recognizes an outstanding individual whose leadership has made a significant contribution to positively change their organization, their community, and the sector. The Campaign of the Year Award highlights a specific campaign that utilizes an integrated model for technology-supported outreach, communications, and action.

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Recap: 2012 Connector Award Event

GroundWire

Last night we held our second annual Connector Award Event. This year, we presented the Connector Award to the San Francisco-based organization Alliance for Climate Education (ACE). ACE has made groundbreaking progress in engaging thousands of teens all over America in climate science, global warming and environmentalism. Don't forget to join us next year for 2013 Connector Award Event

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The Science of Nonprofit Video Engagement: How To Use Emotion to Increase Social Sharing

Nonprofit Tech for Good

and around the world to create award-winning videos that drive results. Watch what this group of teens did for their community. By Doug Scott , the founder of Tectonic Video , a leading video agency for nonprofits. He and his team work with nonprofits across the U.S.

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34 Clever Summer Fundraising Ideas

Whole Whale

We love the New York Public Library’s Anti-Proms , which provide an alternative, safe space regardless of sexuality, gender identity, and any other reason for NYC teens. Charge for tickets, food and add competition awards (like wine) for people who can match all the bottles.

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Connecting Homeless Youth and Shelter Animals: 20-Year-Old Rachel Cohen, Hand2Paw

Have Fun - Do Good

Hand2Paw's mission is to connect homeless teens and shelter animals in a mutually beneficial way. They provide homeless teens with professional skills training and therapeutic experiences. She is also a Penn student and a current Top 15 National Finalist for the Washington Campus Compact's Students in Service Awards , as well as the winner of a DoSomething Grant.

Museum 2.0 Rerun: What Does it Really Mean to Serve "Underserved" Audiences?

Museum 2.0

The Taylor Center is run by Diane Miller , who launched its award-winning Youth Exploring Science program in 1997. Guards staring at black teens and grumbling about their clothes. Diane told me several stories about teens who came in thinking of themselves as dumb but changed their perspective as their confidence grew in two areas they associated with intelligence--knowing science and being able to teach. This August/September, I am "rerunning" popular Museum 2.0

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

EveryAction

Since beginning her career, the immensely talented Ava DuVernay has experienced some significant "firsts" - she was the first African American female director to receive a Golden Globe nomination and the first to have her film, Selma , nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture - but she's not finished yet. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

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Great reads from around the web on February 11th

Amy Sample Ward

When we announced the winners of this year’s GettingAttention.org’s Nonprofit Tagline Awards (The Taggies), a bit of a debate unfolded about the connection between tagline and strategy. Today's teens also plan to be generous when they get older. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of February 11th).

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How to Source Great Year-end Stories

Get Fully Funded

During her career, she’s produced for CNN International, served as a humanitarian spokesperson in Iraq, and led award-winning nonprofit and corporate communications teams. Once upon a time, a fundraiser was super busy.

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Pepsi Refresh Project: An Insider's View - Guest Post by Bonin Bough

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We’ve pledged to award more than $20 million to support innovative ideas that move communities forward. Each month, Pepsi will award grants up to $1.3 Our partners include GOOD , a leading platform for thought and action revolving around pushing the world forward; Global Giving , an online marketplace that connects people who have community and world-changing ideas with people who can support them; and Do Something , the largest non-profit teen charity.

Fostering Innovation and Creativity in Youth Through App Development

Tech Soup Blog

awareness and skills development in children, teens, and young adults. Apps for Good "is an award-winning course where young people learn to create imaginative mobile apps that change their world." The Future of Apps in the Hands of Today's Teens. This post was authored by Vanessa Rhinesmith and originally appeared on the NetSquared blog.

5 Hybrid Event Ideas for Youth Organizations

Qgiv

For older kids and teens that benefit from your youth organization, a video game tournament is a great opportunity for them to show off their skills while raising funds for your organization.

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Networked and Hyperconnected: The New Social (and work) Operating System

Beth Kanter

The most recent Pew Internet Project Internet and technology use studies show how immersed teens and young adults are in the online environment and how tied they are to the mobile and social sides of it. Some 95% of teens ages 12-17 are online, 76% use social networking sites, and 77% have cell phones. As Sophocles once said, ‘Nothing vast enters the life of mortals without a curse,’” noted Tiffany Shlain , director of the film Connected and founder of the Webby Awards.

5 Ways Libraries Support Disaster Relief and Recovery

Tech Soup Blog

Since the New Orleans Public Library's bookmobile was no longer operational, Copel starting driving around a tricycle (and then later, a book bus) with free books for children and teens of all ages. Copel has won a number of awards for her service to the City of New Orleans. In July, wildfires swept through the Saskatchewan province in Canada, forcing more than 13,000 people to evacuate their homes.

Associations: Solving the Skills Gap with Digital Credentials

WBT Systems

However, many associations have been at the center of their industry, and awarding professional credentials, for 50 years or more. Awarded badges expire annually, unless competencies have not changed. The EDUCAUSE badge program includes the following categories of engagement: Community Service, Leadership Development, Communications, Awards and Subject Matter.

How Cross-Sector Collaboration is Helping Fight Youth Unemployment in Boston

Connection Cafe

Boston University provides in-kind space to host professional development forums, EVERFI supplies financial literacy coursework, and Boston’s Center for Teen Empowerment adds expertise in the youth development space. John Hancock maintains open avenues of communication so they can discuss these kinds of challenges, and formulated the program’s award process with this in mind. Where does your organization sit in your community?

Games for Change: An Interview with Darren Garrett of Littleloud

NTEN

Hot off the heel of winning a Games for Change Award for The Curfew and the release of their new game, Sweatshop , we spoke to Darren Garrett, the Chief Creative of Littleloud Digital Entertainment. Darren and his studio are best known for the BAFTA Award winning title " Bow Street Runner ", as well as many other games for commercial properties. How did Littleloud make the jump from creating games for Iron Man 2 and Dr. Who to winning a BAFTA Award for Bow Street Runner?

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Are You Serving Youth in Your Community? Think You Could Use a Free Tablet?

Tech Soup Blog

Want to know more about how one Philadelphia-based NGO was able to use their TechSoup donation to help homeless teens develop valuable life skills? Sponsor may require proof of written permission as a prerequisite to award of prize, and the inability to produce the proof of written permission within 1 month of the Sponsor’s request may result in disqualification. (c) The winner will be awarded a refurbished tablet supplied by a donor.

Second Life: Debunking Myths, Identifying Opportunities - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

Second Life isnt just about wasting time, however, nor are its "residents" exclusively teens hunkered down in their parents basements with Hot Pockets and Red Bulls - there may be real marketing potential for both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. " Theres a "Teen Grid" that eliminates this completely.

Social bookmarking PR requires sustained community participation | Beaconfire Wire

Allegiance Group

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How They Did It: LWB Wins Facebook Causes Giving Challenge - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

The last two weeks of the contest, Amy and 10 others worked 8-10 hours a day blogging, emailing supporters, making phone calls, and recruiting teens and college students to help them towards gathering donations for the Cause. I know just speaking for myself, I was putting in at least 8-10 hours a day blogging, emailing supporters, making phone calls, and recruiting teens and college students to help us.

How They Did It: LWB Wins Facebook Causes Giving Challenge - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Care2

The last two weeks of the contest, Amy and 10 others worked 8-10 hours a day blogging, emailing supporters, making phone calls, and recruiting teens and college students to help them towards gathering donations for the Cause. I know just speaking for myself, I was putting in at least 8-10 hours a day blogging, emailing supporters, making phone calls, and recruiting teens and college students to help us.

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

Care2

In terms of consulting I this myspace is the solution for teen or preteen work-forces to get a jump start in the financial world. frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"

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

Care2

In terms of consulting I this myspace is the solution for teen or preteen work-forces to get a jump start in the financial world. frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"

Comment Cards 2.0: Three Tools to Check Out

Museum 2.0

There is also a way to award rewards based on the number of points accrued by a given user (you receive points for commenting, voting, and suggesting) - for example, IdeaScale's parent company, QuestionPro, will give you a $10 Amazon gift certificate when you accrue 100 points on their own virtual suggestion box. It may be useful if you want to ask "What kind of teen programs should our museum offer?"