Growing Readers: Free Webinars for Early Childhood Orgs

Tech Soup Blog

The Early Learning Lab , Frontiers of Innovation , and New Profit , along with partners Joan Ganz Cooney Center and TechSoup, are working together to build the technology capacity of the early childhood education field. In partnership with these organizations, TechSoup will be hosting a series of webinars about technology and innovation for early childhood literacy organizations and researchers. Media Mentors: Building Literacy Skills for the Digital Age.

Our EveryAction Hero: Girls Inc.

EveryAction

We have 83 affiliates across the country and in Canada, and the mentoring relationships our staff and volunteers provide for each of our girls at our affiliates is instrumental to our mission. Another huge issue is the uncertain fate of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Girls Inc. inspires all girls to be strong, smart, and bold.

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Higher Education Funding & Grant Resources

Bloomerang

The Emeril Lagasse Foundation provides grants related to nutrition and culinary education, life skills development, childhood hunger, and arts education. In this post, I’ll share funding and grant resources for nonprofits involved in the education sector.

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Recapping the First Salesforce Nonprofit Summit Sessions

Cloud 4 Good

As AKC’s Director of Strategic Planning, Seth Fera-Schanes oversees the full technology roadmap for the company while leading, mentoring, and developing both people and products across departments. Success Story: How Zero to Three Improves Childhood Development Through Salesforce Technology.

What strategies can nonprofit leaders use to move program beneficiaries into program partners?

ASU Lodestar Center

She is a mentor coach with the Greater Phoenix Urban League Head Start, which strives to bring quality education to Phoenix’s preschool-aged children. Illustration by Yuxin Qin. posted by Jennifer Kirksey Fall 2020 Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management.

3 Tech Hints for Stronger Peer-to-Peer Campaigns

Achieve

Better yet, returning volunteers that have already been through your onboarding process should be able to hit the ground running with their next campaign, and perhaps even mentor novice peer-to-peer fundraisers. .

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Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

EveryAction

Despite her family's affluence, Lorraine Hansberry's childhood in Chicago during the 1930s was not without hardship, discrimination, and segregation. When she wasn't busy mentoring Francis Ford Coppola, pioneering the invention of the boom mic, or accepting her star on the Walk of Fame , Arzner was also the first woman to join the Director's Guild of America. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

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AWEARNESS by Kenneth Cole: Inspiring Stories About How to Make a Difference

Have Fun - Do Good

Tell me something in your childhood that you wished were different and go toward it." --Rosie O'Donnell, AWEARNESS Feeling blue? "If someone says, 'I really want to serve humanity,' I'd say, 'Tell me what your dreams are. I've got the book to cheer you up-- AWEARNESS: Inspiring Stories about How to Make a Difference by Kenneth Cole. It's my favorite read so far this year.

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Three Reasons Kids Need Digital Literacy and Citizenship Education

Beth Kanter

Just as media and technology have affected the nature of childhood and education, they’ve also affected the nature of parenting. Parents and other adult mentors are looking for guidance and appreciate opportunities to discuss their questions, frustrations, and hopes when it comes to their kids’ digital lives. Photo by WhiteAfrican. Note from Beth: By the time you read this post, I’ll be in the air enroute to Rwanda for a training project.

Solutionary Women: Jessica Jackley Flannery of Kiva

Have Fun - Do Good

I have a wonderful family and had just the best childhood and the best growing up. I basically talked to anybody that would give me the time of day over the next year, and found a wonderful mentor and friend and encourager in Brian Lennon, the head of Village Enterprise Fund.

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