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Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America spread #GoSilent across the web for Memorial Day

Amy Sample Ward

Just before noon, I decided to go online and see what those in my networks were sharing from their own celebrations or reflections, and immediately found the #GoSilent campaign from Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA). It pulled me in, and then everywhere I looked online I saw it was pulling in others! A simple commitment.

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Wikileaks War Data Reveal Underreporting of Iraqi Civilian Casualties

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

A Guest Beneblog by Anita Gohdes, Jeff Klingner, Megan Price and Patrick Ball The recent release of almost 400,000 secret US military files on the war in Iraq through Wikileaks has attracted wide media coverage. This new evidence is consistent with the hypothesis that IBC’s press data underreport small events in Iraq.

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How to Maximize Success Stories Across Your Nonprofit’s Digital Channels

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Included is an image of Dustin on tour in Iraq, wearing an ambiguous expression and surrounded by a dusty landscape. This is a smart choice because while gripping, the photo from his tour in Iraq on their blog has a more complicated tone. They included one hashtag, #UnitedInService, for The Mission Continues’ September campaign.

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Lame spam of the day: You are highly needed

Robert Weiner

ARMY USARPAC MedicalTeam, which was deployed to Iraq at the beginning of the war in Iraq. The reason for this is that I deposited two consignment boxes with a security company in Iraq. Although the war has ended, for me to proved this to you, see the site below for more information, [link].

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Our EveryAction Hero: Middle East Children's Alliance

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Over the 30 years of our organization, we’ve sent over 25 million dollars in direct aid consisting of food, medical supplies, books, and toys to Palestine, Iraq, and Lebanon. Two years after MECA started sanctions were imposed on Iraq, which were ultimately were responsible for the deaths of half a million children under the age of 5.

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50 Nonprofits Every U.S. Politican Should Follow on Twitter

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Coalition for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans :: @ CIAV. Autism Speaks :: @ AustismSpeaks. Campaign to End Obesity :: @ ToEndObesity. Change the Equation :: @ ChangeEquation. Children’s Defense Fund :: @ ChildDefender. Coalition to Stop Gun Violence :: @ CSGV. Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA) :: @NationalCASA.

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Daily DoGooder: Reconciliation Through Healing


This animation presents a visual timeline of Iraq that asks a lot of the viewer both in patience and in imagining the destruction which the [.]. Reconciliation Through Healing | 4:58 Preemptive Love Coalition The histories of foreign countries are frequently lost, glossed over, or un-engaged by media.

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