Raising the Floor Op Ed in Sacramento Bee

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Just published my first op ed on the raising the floor concept yesterday in the Sacramento Bee, Everyone deserves access to technology, online world , co-authored with Prof. I want to sound the call for the technology community to get behind raising the floor for everybody around the planet. It's something within our power, and it will bring out the best in our community.

Nonprofits and App Developers Combine Forces for Community Change

Tech Soup Blog

But what if an app could be used to help nonprofits, public libraries, and other community groups organize and solve pressing problems? This is a great example of how events like the apps breakfast help social change app developers get feedback on the spot from the nonprofit community.

Latest Association-Nonprofit Social Media Jobs


Create, develop, and nurture diverse online communities.&#. Uncategorized community manager social media managerHoly moly there are a LOT of social media positions out there! Didn’t we tell you the trend is UP for social media hiring?

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Brooklyn Recovery Fund Turns a Nets Game into a Chance to Support Sandy Victims

Mobile Commons

The Brooklyn Recovery Fund is using a new text campaign to turn mobile donations into a mobilized community in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Read about how the Sacramento Kings used mobile in the ARCO Arena to increase ticket sales.

When Fundraising Disaster Strikes, What Should You Do?

Tech Soup Blog

This year, charities in 54 communities across the country got going on their fundraising campaigns, only to find out that the online donation apparatus went down in the middle of the big day. " Nonprofit Community Reactions. Reaction from the nonprofit community has been strong.

GuideStar DonorEdge Learning Conference: Reflections from the Innovation Lab

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In May, I was lucky enough to spend a few days with community foundations at the annual GuideStar DonorEdge Learning Conference. Team 1: “Know Your Community: 5 in 10.”. Team 3: “P Harmony: Using Data to Match Your Passion and Wallet with the Champions in Your Community.”.

Giving Days and Beyond the Dollars: What Have We Learned?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The tech failure that disrupted the national Give Local America Day fundraising campaign in May 2016 raised a big question for community foundations hosting giving days: What can they do differently to ensure smooth sailing in the future? Click to Download Report.

Two Ways To Use Crowdsourcing for Face-to-Face Conferences

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Next week on March 1-2, the First 5 California and the Water Cooler Joint Conference will take place in Sacramento. What struck me is that you need to use community building techniques – you have highlight ideas as they emerge from the process to inspire others to participate.

Social Media Lab: How To Become A Networked Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week, we had the final session of the “ Social Media Lab ,&# a social media peer group training with a small group of grantees from the Children, Families, Communities Program , that was launched a few months ago. Social Media Lab: Becoming A Networked Nonprofit.

Craigslist Nonprofit Boot Camps in Berkeley and Brooklyn

Have Fun - Do Good

Gillian Parrillo, of the Sacramento Executive, said that the speech they heard Darian Rodriguez Heyman, the Executive Director of the Craigslist Foundation, give at an event this past spring was, "one of those speeches that makes you reach for a pen and a scrap of paper and scribble all over it because you don't want to miss even one of the great nuggets." You've used Craigslist before, right?

Mobile Commons Helps Non-Profit Organizations Responding to the Chile Earthquake

Mobile Commons

Catholic Relief Services is the international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. AmeriCares, Catholic Relief Services and Habitat for Humanity adopt mobile for engaging supporters and fundraising.

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