What A Pandemic Teaches Us About Innovation and Corporate Giving

Givinga Blog

We helped LIVELY formulate a list of 10 charities that promote social justice through a variety of areas including legal, advocacy and women’s empowerment. The post What A Pandemic Teaches Us About Innovation and Corporate Giving appeared first on Givinga.

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5 Organizations To Support On World Refugee Day

EveryAction

Their model of empowerment amplifies the voices of refugee communities, allowing them to act as their own champions. Their mission is to assist impoverished and disadvantaged people overseas, working in the spirit of Catholic social teaching to promote the sacredness of human life and the dignity of the human person. World Refugee Day is held every year on June 20th to honor and commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of past and current refugees across the globe.

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What Advice Would You Give to Women in Africa About using Web2.0 Tools to Advance their Work?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I came across Ore's writing via Sokari Ekine's fantastic bridge blogging of the African blogosphere on Global Voices. s Technology Empowerment Centre (W.TEC). s Technology Empowerment Centre. The project will teach women how to use Web 2.0 Oreoluwa Somolu I've known Oreoluwa Somolu virtually for several years. I was a mentor on Ore's Blog Mentoring Project in Africa as Joitske Hulsebosch also writes about.

Hadley China

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Just got some information on this cool program: The Hadley School for the Blind has launched an innovative program of English language learning and empowerment which spans the Pacific Ocean. In 2005 the principal of Hadley-China, Rongqiang Xia, contacted Hadley students and staff who spoke native English to see if they would like to teach Chinese Hadley students English over the internet. Occasionally, slow internet connections make people's voices choppy or difficult to understand.

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Fostering Innovation and Creativity in Youth Through App Development

Tech Soup Blog

Two such organizations are Apps for Good and Youth Radio's Mobile Action Lab , which are teaching youth to learn, create, and improve their communities through the development of apps. " Powered by CDI , Apps for Good is working with youth in the UK to teach them how to. Some of the apps created by youth who have completed the program include: Buzzer Buddiez is a unique alarm app that uses voice-recording and a buddy system to help you get up in the morning.

International Women’s Day: Using Technology to Empower Women and Girls

Beth Kanter

The One Campaign has launched an open letter signed by 86 leading voices for women around the world. At the workshop they met a group of fantastic young women – girls, really – who are teaching themselves to design mobile apps to address community problems like sexual violence. At the ages of 12-13, these girls, who came from nothing, are going to school and teaching themselves to use technology to improve themselves and change their communities.

Igniting the 15NTC stage at lightning speed

NTEN

Transcending "Social:" Visibility and Empowerment In An Uber-Mega-Meta Self-Conscious Age Speaker: Jianda Johnson, Business and Resource Development Specialist, Guadalupe Montessori School. Having worked in the technology department for a diverse and rapidly expanding nonprofit focused on the inclusion of people with disabilities, Jeff has been a part of his share of poor decisions and “teaching moments.”

Creating Learning Experiences That Connect, Inspire, and Engage

Beth Kanter

The NPR story was part of a series called “ Don’t Lecture Me “ It follows a Professor Mazur, who teaches physics at Harvard and rather than telling his students, he teaches by questioning. His technique is similar to what I’ve being doing for years, but I haven’t used real-time learning analytics : Before he class, he assigns a pre-reading from the textbook. It’s more fun to teach this way and more fun to learn this.

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Beth Kanter

Through the 4-day workshop in-country and subsequent online and conference calls, grantee organizations will start to embrace the practices of Networked Nonprofits and begin to institutionalize social media strategies and integrate them into their broader strategy for communications on population and reproductive health or girls and girls and women’s empowerment. It almost always naturally leads to discussion about how to amplify each other’s voices using social media.

Millennials Who Manage

Eric Jacobson

Drawing on extensive research, including a comprehensive, original workplace survey and in-depth interviews with Millennial managers, Millennials Who Manage , offers teaches Millennial readers how to overcome workplace perceptions and become great leaders. However, if you don’t find your own managerial leader voice, you will be perceived as inauthentic to the people you lead.

The Networked NGO in India

Beth Kanter

Through the 4-day workshop in-country and subsequent online and conference calls, grantee organizations will start to embrace the practices of Networked Nonprofits and begin to institutionalize social media strategies and integrate them into their broader strategy for communications on population and reproductive health or girls and girls and women’s empowerment.

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Nurturing Inner City Entrepreneurs: Jose Corona of Inner City Advisors

Have Fun - Do Good

The other thing is that a lot of inner cities are part of empowerment zones or enterprise zones where companies that are at a certain scale and profitable can benefit from tax credits, both from the payroll side, if you hire from the inner city, but also if you locate in the enterprise zones. I'm a personal believer that you can't teach someone to be an entrepreneur. I don't think you can teach someone to be an entrepreneur.

Women of Color Resource Center: An Interview with Anisha Desai

Have Fun - Do Good

AD: I think it is important to start by saying that the Women of Color Resource Center came out of a lot of political thinking and activism of the late '60s and '70s, when women of color really felt that it was important that their voices be heard in a movement that was largely dominated by men, and also white women and white allies. Then, I moved into the world of teaching. Locally, we run a project called the Technology Empowerment Project of Oakland.

Off the Mat, Into the World: An Interview with Seane Corn

Have Fun - Do Good

Then, I started going around the country teaching workshops around spiritual activism: why it's important to take your yoga off the mat and into the world, and the different ways that we can get involved. We wanted to encourage them to find their voice, and to become leaders in their own right in their own local community. We brought skills in which included things like yoga, of course, and puppet-making, frame-making, dance, and teaching skills such as English and phonetics.

The Global Fund for Women: An Interview with Kavita Ramdas

Have Fun - Do Good

KR: I think we all want to be able to get a sense of how the investments that we are making in women's leadership, in women's empowerment, and in women's real innovation around some of the world's most pressing challenges, whether that is HIV/AIDS, or whether it is violence against women, or whether it is economic underdevelopment, what kind of difference we are making. "I think there are many different ways in which you define leadership.

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Alli Chagi-Starr, Art in Action/Ella Baker Center, Podcast Interview Transcription

Have Fun - Do Good

I really wanted to support people to be on the mic whose voices are often silenced in our society, and the people who are most impacted by poverty and environmental racism and some of those things we've talked about. It might be teaching. Today's Big Vision Podcast transcript is from an interview with arts activist, Alli Chagi-Starr. You can hear the orginal podcast on Gcast , Odeo or iTunes. Enjoy! Britt: Hi.