Our EveryAction Hero: Jewish Voice for Peace

EveryAction

This month, our EveryAction hero is Jewish Voice for Peace. How did Jewish Voice for Peace get started? Jewish Voice for Peace has been around for 20 years, We’re a national organization with over 70 chapters and 15,000 members across the country. We do everything from legislative organizing to engaging in campaigns that seek to put nonviolent pressure on the government both in the US and Israel to respect international law.

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5 Nonprofit Tech Solutions For Improving Internal Communication

TechImpact

For nonprofits, staying connected and efficiently communicating is a high priority. TechSoup discusses unified communication (UC), which is a type of internal communication structure that combines text messaging, web conferencing, email, video, and instant messaging, among other technologies to connect employees more effective and efficiently. Another common communication tool that poses maintenance and sometimes service issues. Image courtesy of MeetUp.

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Bringing Women a Global Voice: Jensine Larsen, World Pulse

Have Fun - Do Good

"I would wake up in the middle of the night and still hear their voices. I just had to take that chance." - Jensine Larsen Jensine Larsen is the Founder and CEO of World Pulse , a global media and communication network devoted to bringing women a global voice.

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The Essentials to Writing a Content Marketing Strategy | Every Nonprofit Communicator Needs to See This.

Connection Cafe

Prior to the start of FusionSpark Media, Kevin worked as a communications and public relations professional in the health care industry in the Philadelphia area. For ten years, he was the director of communications for the Gift of Life organ donation nonprofit, where he oversaw projects ranging from advocating for changes in laws, to a rebranding of the organization. . voice. Guest post by Kevin Sparkman,V.P.

The Essentials to Writing a Content Marketing Strategy | Every Nonprofit Communicator Needs to See This

Connection Cafe

Prior to the start of FusionSpark Media, Kevin worked as a communications and public relations professional in the health care industry in the Philadelphia area. For ten years, he was the director of communications for the Gift of Life organ donation nonprofit, where he oversaw projects ranging from advocating for changes in laws, to a rebranding of the organization. . voice. Guest post by Kevin Sparkman,V.P.

Where have all the interns gone?

ASU Lodestar Center

Nonprofit Leadership Alliance ASU Lodestar Center The origin of the word “intern” goes back to the Latin and French meaning: to restrict or confine within prescribed limits, as prisoners of war, enemy aliens, or combat troops who take refuge in a neutral country. The term “intern” has changed over time as well with horror stories of long meaningless hours doing grunt work, being taken advantage of and then turned away with no job in sight.

This Week’s Awesome Association PR and Communications Jobs – March 16

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. Preparing social media reports and associated graphics; Producing (filming and editing) in-house videos… Public Relations & Communications Coordinator , Electronic Transactions Association – The Electronic Transactions Association (ETA) is the global trade association representing more than 500 payments and technology companies.

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[Book Interview] Nonprofit Example of Social Media Excellence: Women for Women International

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Organization: Women for Women International. Following that, Women for Women International moved on WordPress, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter throughout 2008-2010. What the best piece of advice you could offer nonprofits about social media, and online communications in general?

More Network Wisdom from Shack/Slum Dwellers International

Network-Centric Advocacy

Here is an example of network culture, network vision, communication grid, social ties building, management of shared resources, leadership building, and feedback in one program area. Community-to-community exchanges allow participants to see themselves and their peers as experts, thereby breaking isolation to create a unified voice of the urban poor, reclaiming sites of knowledge that have frequently been co-opted by professionals, and strengthening solidarity to increase critical mass.

RightsCon: The Promise and Peril of New Communications Technology

Beth Kanter

At WITNESS, we’ve been wrestling with the promise and peril of new communications technologies. Rather, they hope it will be a meeting place where corporate policy, legal and engineering professionals can have the opportunity to understand the implications of design, policy, engineering and legal decisions they make internally on anticipated/unanticipated human rights use scenarios. What are legitimate constraints on free speech under international human rights law?

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Marketing & Communications. The Digital Media and Learning Conference is meant to be an inclusive, international and annual gathering of scholars and practitioners in the field, focused on fostering interdisciplinary and participatory dialogue and linking theory, empirical study, policy, and practice. Marketing & Communications / #2016DML / @dmlconference. Marketing & Communications. Marketing & Communications / #affectconf / @AffectConf.

Provide the Nonprofit Voice to America's Broadband Plan

NTEN

Flickr Photo by Chi King The Federal Communications Commission is seeking public comment on how to draft America's national broadband plan. It's essential that they hear from us.

The Save Darfur Coalition’s "Be A Voice For Darfur" - A Stellar Example of A Multi-Channel Campaign

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Be A Voice for Darfur is an excellent example of multi-channel campaign designed to bring attention to the appalling genocide in Darfur. Here's the call to action from the email messaging: Can we ask you to add your voice? Darfur Voices.

Resilient Fundraising: Show Donors the Love

Connection Cafe

But you can listen to their whispering voices on our quarterly reports. If I love someone, I try to communicate with them in a way that is easy for them, not me. If I love someone, I try to communicate to them in the way that is easy for them, not me. For eighteen consecutive quarters, we spent our time figuring out how to improve click rates instead of asking, “Where are people communicating?”. You must exist across multiple communications channels.

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The 12th Issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Outcomes & Impact"

NTEN

Prior to joining NTEN in 2013, I worked in the human rights field with Social Accountability International (SAI). Plus, check out the new NTEN Voices section for tips and tools from our team and community! Advocacy annual reports Community data Data data analysis evaluation Fundraising impact International Leadership nonprofit leadership nonprofit technology nptech Organizational Culture outcomes Policy storytelling Strategy transparency Communications Fundraising IT Staff Program

Our EveryAction Hero: World Central Kitchen

EveryAction

It opened up the question of what roles chefs can play in international development. Can you talk a little bit about your response from the development and communications side? That applies to our communications as well. We’ve got a really great network of chefs who all help in different ways with them lending their voice and working in their own community or working with us on the front lines.

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AFP Blog

[link] "n a project that could revolutionize international communication, Google is working to create mobile phone software that will build on voice recognition and automatic translation technology to provide almost instantaneous voice translations.

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How to write a Strong Nonprofit Mission Statement [Template + Examples]

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Branding is key to nonprofits , but how do you ensure your communicate your brand messaging the right way? A well written Nonprofit Mission Statement can help you communicate better. Heifer International : To work with communities to end hunger and poverty and care for the Earth.

Taking Your Professional Development Global!

ASU Lodestar Center

As the development director at the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM), which celebrates the music of every country in the world, my team has a platform to fundraise internationally. I then participated in an interesting master class entitled, “Mon coeur est français, ma collecte… internationale!” (“My heart is French, my fundraising… international!”) led by Anne-Christine Robine from international fundraising and communications agency Faircom International.

The “magic” IVR | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

IVR stands for interactive voice response system. I wrote up the grant request and we ended up with a wicked open-standard IVR from Plum Voice Portals. These clients are homeless so without our org’s snail mail address they could not effectively communicate with the outside world. Cepstral just built a TTS application on my voice, which is doing well.

Twitter: this time it’s personal

Steve Bridger

These voices may evolve into a charity’s social ‘tone of voice’ – the aggregate of all their staff – and become a vital aspect to their brand. This will help create a humanising effect that will invite staff to be part of an internal community.

The “magic” IVR | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

IVR stands for interactive voice response system. I wrote up the grant request and we ended up with a wicked open-standard IVR from Plum Voice Portals. These clients are homeless so without our org’s snail mail address they could not effectively communicate with the outside world. Cepstral just built a TTS application on my voice, which is doing well.

5 Tech-Focused Tips to Improve Your Sustainability Strategy and Thrive

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

On the other hand, you have what’s called internal sustainability, otherwise defined as your ability to run your operation in a more cost-effective way, minimize waste, increase employee happiness, and more. 5 Tech-Focused Tips to Improve Your Sustainability Strategy and Thrive.

How to Keep Donors Engaged When Everything is Changing

Connection Cafe

If you haven’t done a great job of communicating, engaging, reporting and thanking your donors prior to this pandemic, it will be hard to play catch up. I first heard Penelope Burk speak at the International Conference of the Association of Donor Relations Professionals in 2008.

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Using Technology to Build a More Accountable Bosnia and Herzegovina

Tech Soup Blog

" It was this feeling of disempowerment that brought together several concerned citizens, including Darko, to voice their disapproval in a local online forum. After weeks of communication online, they all decided to create a movement and Dosta! International Online Activism Online Recruitment Web 2.0 Darko Brkan is mobilizing Eastern Europe. The civic movement he started, Dosta! “Enough!” ” in Serbian), and its parent organization, Zašto ne?

First impressions of the HTC Rezound smartphone

Robert Weiner

So far I've installed Firefox, a BART trip planner, a controller for my Sonos system, Shazam, Evernote, Dropbox, FlightView (for tracking flight status), TweetDeck (my favorite Twitter client), KeePassDroid (a password manager), DroidLight (a flashlight), Battery Status (a battery percentage meter), QR Droid (a QR code reader), AVG anti-virus, Yelp, OpenTable, TuneIn Radio (for listening to Internet radio), LinkedIn, Google Voice, Pandora and a few other music apps, and a few games.

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How to Identify the Right Partner for Employee Matching Gifts Programs

Connection Cafe

Increasingly, though, employees are asking to have a voice in their matching programs, wanting their donation and associated match to go to an organization close to home (physically or emotionally).

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Facebook Subscriptions: 8 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Pay Attention

NetWits

Having a voice and a way to spread your message are critical components of making the impact you’re after. There’s plenty of ways to communicate, arguably more than we actually need. Facebook is a communications platform with close to a billion users. With the release of their new “ Subscriptions &# feature, Facebook has made it even more compelling to use the platform as a way to communicate, connect, engage and impact people.

6 Powerful Types of Video Content Every Nonprofit Needs

Nonprofits Source

In short, this means that the written content is going out of fashion and is no longer the dominant form of communication. Multimedia has already dominated virtually every form of communication that you can think of. People can see the look on their face and feel the emotion in their voice, thus making the point better than words alone ever could. According to The New York Times, we are now officially entering a “post-text world” as a society.

OccupyWallstreet is not a brand. Why does Occupywallstreet feel different? The network is occupied. A riff

Network-Centric Advocacy

In a highly communicative environment and an age of quick alignment, can this new movement deliver power? The Network Managers Rapid Network Assessment of OccupyWallStreet Netcentric Advocacy Element OcccupyWallstreet Example Trust Transparency in planning and communications Listening (the General Assembly) “Camps” – People feeding and caring for each other. Figure out how they are building internal trust in the local organizing.

Resources to Guide Arts and Cultural Organizations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Connection Cafe

Leaders, find your voice . Also, leaders may consider deliver ing frequent communication to their staff and community to show that they are taking the situation seriously. Along with providing frequent communication, leaders of arts and cultural organizations should be transparent about how this is affecting their organization. The International Association of Children in Museums: A curious guide for courageous kids .

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How to Create, Manage and Evolve Your Nonprofit Blog

NTEN

For the most part, nonprofit organizations' online communications suffer from an identity crisis: they have no identity. A blog is an opportunity not only to change static into dynamic, but also discover and share voices from your organization. There are incredible possibilities of finding stories that will make it onto your website, strengthen your brand, power your social media, and give your communications the authenticity they've lacked since, probably, forever.

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Why and How You Should Get Proactive About Customer Service

SocialFish

Providing Proactive Outbound Communication. In 2014, 29 percent of enterprises planned to invest in proactive outbound communication (POC) solutions, reports Forrester. Customers like outbound communication because it provides the information they need through their preferred communication channel in a way that feels less intrusive. This is compared to live chat’s 63 percent rating and voice’s rating of 69 percent.

Hot Association Social Media Jobs This Week – January 13

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. Social Media Associate , The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) – The keystone of SGIA’s future is the development of a comprehensive anytime, anywhere, anyway, always applicable total communications platform. The position reports to the Vice President of Communications & Marketing.

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Being a social organization means being open.

SocialFish

More people are empowered to make decisions, more people have a voice, and more people are able to solve problems and act. Open organizations embrace systems thinking in their internal structure and processes. They share data internally in a centralized way so everyone sees the same information and can access what they need when they need it, without creating little islands of outdated or incomplete data.

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25 Global Trends in Giving That Nonprofits Need to Know About

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Together, digital communications inspire 74% of donors to give. Smart-home voice assistants, such as the Amazon Echo and Google Home, could also provide new ways of giving. 67% volunteer locally, 9% volunteer internationally, and 56% attend fundraising events.

Building Community on a Foundation of Honesty

NTEN

Technology has made it possible to scale positive community attributes internationally. There’s an infamous story in our family, in which a neighbor calls my mother and tells her (in her most helpful, neighborly voice of course) that she saw my brother “cross the street today - without looking both ways ”. Community Leadership nptech nten CommunicationsSarah Janczak. Community Manager.

The Tech That Will Change 2016

Tech Soup Blog

Social media's still pretty great, though, for raising awareness about your nonprofit, communicating with existing supporters, and listening to your community.). Communications and Marketing. The doll takes a child's words and sends them over the Internet to cloud based voice-recognition software that can create the perfect response. This is an international trend. mobile security nptechnews audioandvideo fundraising communications privacy

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Planning a Capital Campaign: The Essential First Steps

Connection Cafe

Your nonprofit can’t plan a capital campaign without assembling a team of influential voices to oversee the process. Internal department heads. These would include your executive director , communications chair, and more. With this diverse group of voices planning your capital campaign, your nonprofit is sure to gain the necessary perspective you’ll need to ensure fundraising success. Align internal roles and committees.

The Ultimate Social Good Playlist for Your Summer Road Trip

Connection Cafe

The Impact Boom podcast and accompanying blog feature voices from many different sectors that are challenging the way things have always been done in the name of radical social change. 1 — Internal Communications and Nonprofit Management. Summer is far from over! There are still many weekend getaways, road trips, and beach vacations to be had.

Reinvigorate your Employee Giving Program

Connection Cafe

The observations, practical tips, and recommendations are divided into three areas: Strengthen Your Internal Partnerships. Strengthen your Internal Partnerships. There are several areas to target for increased collaboration: Human Resources, Marketing, Communications, Executive Team. Offer profile/success stories for employee communications. Communications. See if there are any individual team members in HR, Marketing, Communications, etc.

Cool Association Jobs This Week – December 8

SocialFish

We focus on jobs in social media , marketing , communications , PR , advocacy , and digital. Communication & Marketing Assistant Internship , Raybourn Group International – Raybourn Group International (RGI) is seeking two Communication & Marketing Assistant Interns for the Spring 2017 semester. Founded in 1988, RGI manages associations of varying sizes and budgets, ranging from local, to regional, to national, to international.

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Association Social Media: Kelli Windsor, Food Marketing Institute

SocialFish

I’m Kelli Windsor, the manager for member and digital communications at the Food Marketing Institute. I oversee our digital communications strategy including social media, our blog , newsletter and website content. First, we serve as the voice of food retail and use social media as a tool for sharing that voice. Communications Department; Report to Senior Director of Media and Public Relations.