Attention Data Nerds: The Future is Now: Mobile Strategies for Social Impact

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My favorite example of how mobile technology is literally putting power in the hands, pockets and purses of people is Fresno BusTracker. Community members are using this data to press for – and win – changes in the transportation system in Fresno.

CREDO Mobile Lets Users Text to Find a Rally – And a Ride to Get There

Mobile Commons

live in Fresno and you text that we’ll SMS you the following info: Prop 8 Rally in Fresno Tue.@6pm. Meet at Fresno City Hall, 2600 Fresno Street. In 2009, the passing of California’s Proposition 8, which prohibited same-sex couples from marrying, ignited a storm of protest across the state. There were large rallies across San Francisco and Los Angeles. But what about those people in less urban areas who wanted to get involved?

People Powered Movement Photo Contest

Have Fun - Do Good

I'm a big walker. Because of where we live, I can walk to the grocery store, drug store, post office, gym, library, doctor's office, and the BART, which will take me into San Francisco, where I can walk some more.

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

Connection Cafe

Fresno. Online fundraising continued its double-digit growth in 2013, retaining the mantle as the fastest growing fundraising channel, growing at 13.5% according to Blackbaud’s most recent Charitable Giving Report.

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Community Science Workshops and Shared Authorship of Space: Interview with Emilyn Green

Museum 2.0

And Fresno in the Central Valley--a city of 500,000, hundreds of miles from the closest science center. Imagine the most community-based science center possible. Imagine it in a poor, immigrant farmworker community. It exists. It thrives. In California. In a Community Science Workshop.

Member Round Up: Happy Labor Day Weekend!

NTEN

For those in the Golden State, this year will play host to the first-ever California Nonprofit Tech Festival in Fresno on September 27 and 28. Flickr: ATOMIC Hot Links Ahhh, Labor Day weekend: the barbeques and parades, the hot rod drag race finals, and the wistful goodbye to summer, white shoes, and seersucker suits.