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The Million Meal Challenge made a difference for children and families in Haiti, India, Jamaica, the Philippines, and Tanzania. Maddie and I attended the ASAE Summit Awards Dinner a few days ago. It’s a beautiful event held annually in Washington, DC. We were at the National Building Museum, with it’s spectacular architecture highlighted with uplights, an understated stage set, and beautiful party decor. We had drinks, wine and a three-course dinner.

International Human Rights Day 2011

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Our Martus team trained two new partners focused on rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people : Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays , or J-FLAG and AIDS-Free World. T, December 10th, the international community is observing Human Rights Day to commemorate the 63rd anniversary of the creation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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NetCentric Advocacy: MIT OpenCourseWare | OCW Home

Network-Centric Advocacy

Who wants to go to West Indies, Mexico, Jamaica and open a University? Who wants to go to West Indies, Mexico, Jamaica and open a University? NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity. Home Green Media Toolshed Profile Twitter Shared Links Subscribe Archives « Wayfaring Blog: News Maps FEED | Main | Google Video for Nonprofits: Developing multi-media on the cheaps. » February 20, 2006 MIT OpenCourseWare | OCW Home So.

iLaw: Cyber Strategy for a Developing Nation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Even though he refers to himself in the backgrounder piece given to participants prior to the lecture as " Billion Dollar Charlie " and is the Weld Professor of Law and founder of the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School , the first principle in the project was "the Berkman Center did not come with a project or technology, but rather to amplify a project of Jamaica, from Jamaica, for Jamaica." Photos of the slides.

Boston Media Makers Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The meetings take place the first Sunday of the month in Jamaica Plain. Photo by David Tames from his flickr stream. The Boston Media Makers is a community of practice consisting of people in the Boston area who are making (new) media.

Jewish Television Network Delivers Online Religious Service

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From the sunny island of Jamaica in the Caribbean. Once again the Jewish Television Network let people remotely watch Kol Nidre (Jewish High Holiday) service from their home via live webcast. And, for the second year in a row it was a hit. Now I don’t think the point was that people should stay home and experience religious services that way. But there is real demand for this among people who don’t have a choice, because of their location, or illness, etc.