3 Ways Your Creative Can Move Your Social Movement Forward

Connection Cafe

Your organization serves and supports the challenges real people face, so why wouldn’t your creative reflect those people? Make sure your creative includes all of the following: Images: Timely and relevant; telling the narrative of the individual instead of the crowd; featuring faces of real people who are seeking opportunity (the empowerment the gifts are directed toward).

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4 bbcon Takeaways for Philanthropic Organizations to Power 2019 Planning

Connection Cafe

We thought so, so we put together a short list of items we felt could trigger meaningful conversations just in time for end-of-year reflection and 2019 planning. . The program relies on multiple partners including the city of Boston, Boston University, local nonprofits, EVERFI , Boston’s Center for Teen Empowerment , and others.


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Traveling Postcards: Interview with Founder, Caroline Lovell

Have Fun - Do Good

You do not need to be an “artist” to make a postcard, but each participant is surprised and delighted by their creativity and to see that their cards contain colors, words and images that reflect their strongest selves. Empowerment for our participants comes from connecting to an inner wisdom that is often kept hidden from public view, but is a place of extraordinary innate strength and well being. Our grassroots campaign involves all ages from teens to seniors.

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


” Presented by filmmaker Chelo Alvarez-Stehle, SOS_Slaves aims to raise trafficking awareness in teens while empowering them with the tools to take responsibility and speak out against this issue. The struggle for the jury was to find how the simple gameplay reflects the game’s goal of empowering women to believe that they are capable of solving hard problems through teamwork and leadership. By Jeff Ramos, Community and Content Manager, Games for Change.

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Live Blog Post from MacArthur Foundation: Virtual World Event on Philanthropy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Open spaces like the Internet are always going to be about empowerment and you need to have tolerance. Following the event, I summarized the reflections and analysis in this post: Platforms for Good: Empowering Individuals. Teen Listening Party and Global Kids coverage. I just came from an historic and ground breaking event. I don't know if I'm still shaking from the excitement or the hour long multi-tasking frenzy of listening to a live audio feed, seeing a blog.tv