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On the Future of Braille: Thoughts by Radical Braille Advocates

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

In what is known as the “ braille provision ,” the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) of 2004 mandates that the teams who help write educational plans for students with disabilities presume that all blind and visually impaired children should be taught Braille unless it is determined to be inappropriate. Accordingly, U.S.

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Apps for Youth, By Youth

Tech Soup

The app was a finalist in Microsoft's 2011 Imagine Cup, a student technology competition. Our Time (Facebook) is a nonprofit dedicated to youth empowerment through the voting process. The iPad app provides free videos to K-12 students on various topics, including math, science, finance, and history. Additional Resources.

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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!?" Doron doesn’t work with A students or B students. He strategically includes images of students from Pajaro Valley High, so when he asks, “See anyone you know on here?”

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


Ludwig is a game aimed at educators and students alike. Documentary footage and stories told through game present images of strong women of color. The empowerment of girls in third world countries is a topic many corporate sponsors are looking to endorse. JURY FEEDBACK. BOTTOM LINE & FUNDING.

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Coming to a Public School Near You: Hopefully, You as a Volunteer

Have Fun - Do Good

Because it was my first time meeting the students, part of the half hour was spent getting to know each other. I highly recommend volunteering with young people, whether they are as little as a kindergartner, or as old as a college student. I had a blast, and hopefully it was a fun learning experience for him too.

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From Likes to Donations: How Nonprofits Can Win at Social Media Fundraising

The Modern Nonprofit

For example, if your nonprofit focuses on youth empowerment, platforms like Instagram and Snapchat might be more effective than LinkedIn. Many college students or recent graduates are looking for experience and might be willing to help your nonprofit. Do your research and understand the strengths and weaknesses of each platform.

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Using Photography to Change the World: An Interview with Paola Gianturco

Have Fun - Do Good

Britt Bravo: In so many of the groups you profiled, the women were using the arts for education, empowerment, or healing. A high school English teacher in Zimbabwe, whose name is Betty Makoni , began hearing stories from her students after school, that they had been raped.