Amnesty International Launches Eyes On Darfur: Satellite Cameras Allows Public to Monitor Villages

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Amnesty International is asking its supporters to monitor 12 villages in Darfur via satellite that they have deemed "vulnerable" to attack on its new site, Eyes on Darfur. This post was originally written for NetSquared. TOP: Angabo, Darfur. BOTTOM: Angabo, Darfur. darfur Amnesty satelliteNo one likes to feel like they are being watched, especially if they are doing something wrong.

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Thanks to Britt Bravo for tipping me off (via Netsquared ) about Amnesty’s Eyes on Darfur website, where it is asking supporters to monitor 12 villages in Darfur that they have deemed “vulnerable&# to attack via satellite. Meant to blog this last week, but other (actually, quite important) stuff got in the way.

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Join Stop Genocide Now's 14 Day Challenge

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While thousands of people board planes to visit family and friends during the holidays, Gabriel Stauring and Stacey Martino from Stop Genocide Now will be traveling to the Darfur/Chad border. You can see a video of stories they collected from refugees on the Darfur/Chad border during their last trip here. Today's action is to talk to at least five friends about the situation in Darfur and invite them to spread the word and participate. Darfur blog genocide video

What is a "Nonprofit Blog"?

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I hope you'll add to the list: Change/Wire Dining for Women Ella Baker Center Echoing Green Genocide Intervention Network Global Fund for Women Global Voices' Rising Voices Google.org Idealist NetSquared NTEN People's Grocery Save Darfur Social Actions Spot.us This week in NTEN 's Nonprofit Blogging Affinity Group , a new member asked for a list of nonprofit blogs.

Change.org is Hiring Bloggers for Social Action Blog Network

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Hey all you do-good bloggers! Ben Rattray of Change.org wanted me to let you know that they are hiring bloggers. Positions are part-time, paid and start in June. To apply, go to [link]. I've pasted the blurb below: Hiring Bloggers for Change.org! Want to blog on an issue you are passionate about for an audience of hundreds of thousands of activists and nonprofit leaders? Want to create the premier online space for your issue and become a leading voice for social action?

Social Networks for Social Change: Ivan Boothe Knows What He Is Talking About!

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tags: fundraising advocacy ) I was lucky enough to meet Ivan Boothe at the first (or maybe second) Netsquared Conference back in 2005 and have been following his work for years. For instance, when we first started organizing on Facebook in 2005, we found many existing groups on campuses working to end the genocide in Darfur. Using Social Networks for Social Change: Facebook, MySpace and More View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own.

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Marshall Kirkpatrick, longtime Netsquared blogger, is now working with Splashcast also at DEMO 07 this week. Check out this splashcast channel with a nonprofit theme created by Netsquared Blogger, Britt Bravo. Personal Fundraising and Open Source Deductions Article in the Seattle Times about personal fundraising, Hoping To Help Darfur $1 at a Time that focuses on Darfurwall.org that has successfully raiased $30,000 in very small donations - $1 per person.

Notes from Google Earth Outreach at Net Tuesday

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Last week, at NetSquared's San Francisco Net Tuesday Meetup, Steve Miller, Product Manager, Google Earth Outreach spoke to a room of 50+ social changemakers and web innovators about how nonprofits can use Google Earth Outreach for their work. Steve talked about how Google Earth can make the world a smaller place and add faces and places to statistics, like the USHMM's Crisis in Darfur layer does (pictured above). Full disclosure: I am NetSquared's Community Builder.

nfp 2.0 » A billboard of protest

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Skip navigation Recent Posts Natural blog cycle Buzz Director: the spacewalk metaphor Group fundraising primer When pictures speak a thousand words Another shout for a Netsquared Europe Communicating the soul of your non-profit My Fundraising 2.0 dan Says: December 31st, 2006 at 10:12 pm I think the virtual Camp Darfur showed more of the qualities for SL success that you & Rik are advocating.

Changing the Present, Give Meaning, and Personal Fundraising Campaigns

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Last week I blogged about an Ipod/Toilet paper holder over at Netsquared. Stop the genocide in Darfur, that???d So, somehow I'm stuck on the theme of toilet paper holders as gifts. This one records a message or music. I learned about it from the site Changing the Present , a donation portal that also lets you set up a wish list of causes to support in lieu of gifts for the holidays or other occassions.

Reflections on Mixed Reality Events in Second Life

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The live video feed was being streamed from the Netsquared gathering in San Francisco happening at the same time as the virtual gatherng in Second Life. In-world speakers from nonprofits who spoke about their work included Evonne Heyning from Camp Darfur, Barry Joseph from Global Kids , Lori Bell from the Library Alliance , and Marc Sirkin from LLS. The photo above was taken at last night's TechSoup Mixed Reality Event.

Solutionary Women: Heddy Nam

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I came across her work while researching examples of nonprofits using the social web for social change for NetSquared and am looking forward to meeting her in person when she speaks at the NetSquared Conference next week. On the other hand, some politicians may care a great deal about improving human rights abuses or ending the violence in Darfur, but don’t act because they don’t have constituent backing.

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For example, Camp Darfur is a simulated Sudanese refugee camp in Second Life created by activists trying to get more public attention and political action on the crisis in the Sudan and neighboring Chad. Camp Darfur is connected to real world mock camps that are erected in public spaces all over the United States to raise awareness of Sudan.