Crowdsourcing and the nonprofit community

ASU Lodestar Center

Using crowdsourcing, nonprofits can now broadcast their message to a nearly-infinite audience. Crowdsourcing draws together volunteers, funding and brainpower from international organizations and individuals. Before Sun Health, Tompkins served as marketing director for Sierra Medical Center, a Tenet Health hospital in El Paso, Texas, and public relations director for Banner Baywood Medical Center and Banner Heart Hospital in Mesa, Ariz.

If we’d had Twitter on 9/11

Connection Cafe

International phone lines were jammed & I couldn’t reach my husband where he was working in France, to let him know I’d flown to LA, and I’d made it. It wasn’t yet my turn to drive, and I’d have been broadcasting observations all morning, with nothing better to contribute. We were surprised when we reached a roadblock just West of El Paso. I was also surprised that El Paso, TX is only the half-way point between LA and Austin.