10NTC: Are Nonprofits the New International Correspondents?

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TechSoup's Carlos Bergfeld was there too, as well as TechSoup forum host Robert Weiner. Roger told us about his job as a writer for Mercy Corps , where he's traveled to places like the Congo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, and most recently Haiti, writing about the man-made and natural disasters that have struck those places and the accompanying relief efforts. This evening, I was happy to get away from the hotel for dinner in Atlanta's historic Grant Park neighborhood.

Fighting for Civic Transparency with Technology in the Western Balkans

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The goal was to find the best web or mobile ideas for social projects in Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Serbia. Three project winners were chosen from each country: From Bosnia and Herzegovina: Centar 72 aims to solve community problems within 72 hours. For example, Code for Oakland hosted an event called ReWrite Oakland, which focused how to make the Oakland city government website more accessible and easier to use.

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The Future of Fundraising, Part Two

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TechSoup hosted its first ever Nonprofits Live. which means "enough," began online and moved offline to solidify a movement to create a better Bosnia and Herzegovina. on the Future of Fundraising back in 2011. The episode examined some of the ways technology and social media can be harnessed to support causes. Only one year later, much has changed. Social media adoption continues to grow and technology becomes more accessible. The Growth in Smartphones and Social Media.

Hackathons for Good: Techies, Thinkers, and Activists Unite

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Here are even more hackathon resources from TechSoup and beyond: Want to host your own hackathon? Serbia) in partnership with TechSoup Global and Zasto ne (Bosnia and Herzegovina). When you hear the term "hackathon," you might imagine a group of coders getting together to break into a protected website or engaging in some other shady activity.