Do Something’s mobile campaign wins NYTimes plaudits – and motivates millions of teens

Mobile Commons

This weekend, the New York Times chronicled how the charity Do Something is revolutionizing its outreach to young people by taking its message mobile. Projects range from recycling bottles to collecting used jeans for the homeless to brainstorming new ways to reduce energy consumption. To name just one: Do Something sends a biweekly email to its members giving them ideas for new projects they can undertake, targeted around their areas of interest.

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Ali Forney Center Saves Time and Effort with Norton Security

Tech Soup Blog

Transgender teen Ali Forney fled his home at age 13. Forney continually helped other youth that were facing similar difficult circumstances, and he became a public advocate for improving safety for homeless youth until his life was tragically cut short.

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7 LGBT Tech Projects You Need to Know

Tech Soup Blog

SAGE (Services & Advocacy for GLBT Elders) is a New York City-based organization that provides services and advocates for gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender elders. event will be in New York City in October.

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

EveryAction

Writer and author of New York Times best seller "Bad Feminist," modern-day feminist icon Roxane Gay is a force of nature. She bucked traditional corset-dominated fashion and instead designed clothing for women that suited their new, post-War experience, pioneering and popularizing a new feminine style that was sporty, casual, and chic. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

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Are Online Vote-for-Me Contests A Good Idea?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Jared Paul, the co-founder of a new nonprofit that has a focus on homeless youth and one of the winners of the $25,000 in the first phase of Chase's Giving Community Contest offered to share his thoughts. Note from Beth: There has been a variety of criticism of contests.

Openness Transforms the Nonprofit CRM Business | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

It’s been a cascade of announcements all about the new platform strategies of what is rapidly developing into the Blackbaud and Convio camps. And then yesterday, on the 17th, Convio issued their own press release, heck their own mini-website about a new CRM they’ve developed for nonprofits using Salesforce.com as the underlying platform. The Open Platform: Convio’s new offering on Force.com is another evolutionary step for the nonprofit world.

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