Raising the Floor of the Platform Economy: Co-ops, Unions, and the Struggle to Transform Technology

Non Profit Quarterly

For instance, the Drivers Cooperative in New York started in an educational classroom among Uber and Lyft drivers, after workers became tired of paying high commission fees to these platform companies while also being required to pay for their own job expenses such as insurance and repairs.

4 qualities to look for in your AMS vendor

Nimble AMS

That’s why we offer training throughout the implementation process, a detailed Customer Success Guide, and additional classroom and online training on Nimble AMS administration. This type of innovation brings unprecedented agility and empowerment to professional and trade associations.

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Strengthening program evaluation in your nonprofit

ASU Lodestar Center

Drawing from adult learning theories, ECB utilizes a variety of strategies such as: Vehicle of instruction: face-to-face meetings, teleconferences, classroom style learning, web-based mechanisms, manuals, etc. Illustration by Jocelyn Ruiz.

14LCS Idea Accelerator Pitches - Onward!

NTEN

Includes computer labs, classrooms, video recording studio, and current technology accessible to the community. Design solutions for collaboration, empowerment, global views, and self awareness. [Photo credit: Idea Accelerator contestants high five after practicing their pitches at the Microsoft evening reception, Sept. Credit: Broken Banjo Photography] It takes a lot to jump onstage and pitch a brand new idea in front of a new group of people.

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Trainer’s Notebook: Tips for Good Openings

Beth Kanter

Wake’s Tech2Empower program organizes delegations of volunteer Technology Advisors, women who work for Silicon Valley companies like Google, Salesforce, Mozilla, YouTube, GE Digital and IRC, to provide training for women’s rights and girls empowerment NGOs in developing countries and here in the United States. I’ve just returned from a two-week trip to Guatemala hosted by Wake.

Apps for Youth, By Youth

Tech Soup Blog

Our Time (Facebook) is a nonprofit dedicated to youth empowerment through the voting process. As more tablets and smartphones are making their way into the classroom, it makes sense that there are a number of apps aimed at helping young people with their education and job preparedness. As part of the Transforming Communities project, we had the opportunity to explore apps targeted toward youth as well as apps developed by youth.

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Six New Games for Change: Check Out the Future of Gaming for Good

NTEN

Since most educational games struggle to find logical ways to be integrated into a classroom, Ovos took a different approach by creating a game based solely on curriculum-based material. The learning goals in the classroom directly mirror the game’s objectives, creating an experience where both are parallel to one another. The empowerment of girls in third world countries is a topic many corporate sponsors are looking to endorse.

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The Art of Relevance Sneak Peek: Part Ex-Con, Part Farmer, Part Queen

Museum 2.0

One of the nonprofits that inspires me locally here in Santa Cruz is a youth empowerment and food justice organization called "Food, What!?" Today, there are thirty kids fidgeting in a classroom, talking to their friends, messing with their phones. After offering up these four keys, Doron energizes the classroom with a challenge. For the last time this summer, I'm sharing a chapter from my new book The Art of Relevance to celebrate its release.

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Creating Learning Experiences That Connect, Inspire, and Engage

Beth Kanter

Content delivery is less important then the skill to making sense of it and that needs to be what “classroom time” is about. Photo by Beth Kanter, Net Funders Conference, October, 2011. A few days ago I opened the door on a new learning journey. I am very excited about upcoming peer learning projects that I’m working on in 2012, including several for Packard grantees in India, Pakistan, and Africa as well as the e-Mediat project in the Middle East.