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. The opening paragraphs are excerpted below: As technology races ahead at an ever-increasing pace, more and more of society's activities are moving into an online digital world that requires unfettered access.

American Red Cross Launches Digital Training Program for Disaster Relief Volunteers - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee

AFP Blog

American Red Cross Launches Digital Training Program for Disaster Relief Volunteers - PR Newswire - The Sacramento Bee : WASHINGTON, June 4, 2013 -- /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today,the American Red Cross announced a new, technology-based training program for disaster relief volunteers that will allow them to access training programs remotely through mobile devices

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How to Write Effective Web Copy (Part 1): Make It Readable

Connection Cafe

Let’s start by surveying the digital landscape. Countless usability tests have shown that users don’t consume digital content the same way they consume printed content. Peters, principal of Beverly Hills High School, announced today that the entire school faculty will travel to Sacramento next Thursday for a colloquium in new teaching methods. When setting out to create some digital copy—e.g., The Internet is bloated. Your users have miniscule attention spans.

Where's the Care2 Team in June 2011?

Care2

AAPC Strategic Outlook Conference: California Battleground 2012 Sacramento, CA. Digital Media Conference Arlington, VA. There are conferences, and then there are e-conferences.and unconferences. and summits. conventions. forums. expos. banquets. dinners. galas. meetings. daycamp. bootcamp. rootscamp -- add these to the alphabet soup of acronyms and you've got a recipe for confusion!

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

Beth Kanter

The findings of the report will be discussed during a virtual roundtable, Beyond the Dollars: Giving Days & Digital Data , in partnership with Markets For Good, at 1 p.m. To answer, Giving Day hosts turned to each other through Knight Foundation’s Peer Learning Exchange and Facebook Group, and participated in conference calls organized by Priscilla Enriquez, Chief Giving Officer of the Sacramento Regional Community Foundation. Click to Download Report.

GuideStar DonorEdge Learning Conference: Reflections from the Innovation Lab

Beth Kanter

We also heard from Priscilla Enriquez from the Sacramento Region Community Foundation about challenges and successes of getting started in best practices for data for good. The community at large could play the game via a mobile app, digital game, and other social media channels. The campaign used a community wide engagement approach, it was “live” in studio, and had multiple distribution channels of DonorEdge, an App, digital game, and social media.

The Most Generous Online Giving Cities in the U.S.

Connection Cafe

Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% Sacramento. according to Blackbaud’s most recent Charitable Giving Report. For many years now Blackbaud has published data on the most generous online giving cities in the United States. For the 2013 edition, we made the decision to significantly expand the amount of data in the analysis.