Our EveryAction Hero: National Women's Law Center

Everyaction

Since 1972, the National Women’s Law Center has worked tirelessly to protect and advance the progress of women and girls in virtually every aspect of their lives. In recent months, fueled by the increasingly polarizing political and social climate, the National Women’s Law Center has become a pivotal player in the resistance movement. How would you describe the mission of the National Women’s Law Center?

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Next phase of anti-spam law targets software - National | Globalnews.ca

AFP Blog

Next phase of anti-spam law targets software - National | Globalnews.ca : ''via Blog this

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The Ten Laws Of Trust

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The new book, The 10 Laws of Trust , is a timely and critical guide to investing in high-trust relationships and reaping remarkable gains in reputation and the bottom-line. 10 Laws Of Trust Building Trust David A.

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Social media’s ‘law’ of short messages - MIT News Office

AFP Blog

Social media’s ‘law’ of short messages - MIT News Office : Social media’s ‘law’ of short messages Study shows a regular decline in length of social media messaging during public events as the volume of messages increases

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Britain's biggest charities believed they were 'above the law' on data protection - Telegraph

AFP Blog

Britain's biggest charities believed they were 'above the law' on data protection - Telegraph : "Britain's biggest charities believed they were 'above the law' on data protection The Information Commissioner has claimed that charities thought they were 'a special case' and tried to find 'wiggle room' over data and privacy laws" 'via Blog this

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New Tax Law: Understanding the Impacts on Charities and Giving

ASU Lodestar Center

The tax law and jobs act (TCJA) presents many changes for nonprofits to consider in 2018. The following changes to the law are some of the most critical when considering the effect they may have on charitable giving to nonprofits.

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Tech coalition pushes rewrite of online privacy law | Politics and Law - CNET News

AFP Blog

Tech coalition pushes rewrite of online privacy law | Politics and Law - CNET News: "This post has been updated several times since it was published. broad coalition of companies including Google, Microsoft, and AT&T, joined by liberal and conservative advocacy groups, will announce a major push Tuesday to update federal privacy laws to protect mobile

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How to Make Tax Law Work for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

In fact, because you are a nonprofit you have to adhere to a separate set of rules and laws governing fundraising, operations and finances. Recently, I attended a seminar put on by students involved with the Entrepreneurship Clinic from the local law college.

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What To Do When Your Nonprofit Becomes The Target Of A Phishing Scam - Corporate/Commercial Law - United States

AFP Blog

What To Do When Your Nonprofit Becomes The Target Of A Phishing Scam - Corporate/Commercial Law - United States : "During the first half of 2014, there were 6,271 phishing attacks that targeted the "dot-org" Internet domain name often used by nonprofits, according to a study by the Anti-Phishing Working Group, a consortium of industry groups and international organizations.

Minimum Wage Laws and How They Negatively Affect Agencies

Vertex Systems

. Over the past few months I’ve noticed more and more states signing set minimum wage/hour mandates into law. In 2016, Arizona signed a minimum wage mandate into law that required employers to pay $12/hr. If your agency is having to turn away individuals because state minimum wage laws are causing you to run in the red, g ive me a call (866) 981-2600 or send me an email ( Info@VertexSystems.com ) to learn more about how Intuition by Vertex can help you r agency be more efficient.

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Women’s Law Project Looks to the Future Switch to Office 365

TechImpact

When the Women’s Law Project decided to upgrade their computing capabilities earlier this year, IT Director and Programs Manager Barbara DiTullio knew she wanted a system that would provide flexibility, efficiency, and security. The organization, a legal advocacy group for women’s issues based in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, decided to migrate its network over to Office … Continued The post Women’s Law Project Looks to the Future Switch to Office 365 appeared first on Tech Impact.

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GUIDE: Voter Registration Campaigns for Nonprofits

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Before you get started, check with your local election board to make sure that you’re using the right voter registration form, and to familiarize yourself with your state or county’s laws and regulations related to conducting voter registration.

Jerry Jacobs and the Association Law Handbook

SocialFish

As I mentioned, I went to hear Jerry Jacobs talk about his book, the Association Law Handbook. Jacobs answered questions about copyright law and intellectual property; conflicts of interest and other governance issues (e.g. Tags: nonprofit law CAE associations ASAE It was actually a really good session - he's a fun, animated, friendly speaker and was able to make a very dry subject into a discussion we could all participate in. "We",

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9 Immutable Laws of Social Media Marketing | eMarketing & Commerce (eM+C)

AFP Blog

9 Immutable Laws of Social Media Marketing | eMarketing & Commerce (eM+C): "These are the kinds of questions and responses I hear daily in my conversations about social media. From these conversations I've come up with a set of nine laws of social media to provide all marketers with proper expectations Often I tell folks to set and manage expectations correctly.

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Five Signs You Should Double Opt-In Your Emails

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Laws such as Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL) and the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) put specific emphasis on the proof of consent for each contact in your database.

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Social Media, Video, and the Law

Wild Apricot Blog

Technology in the Arts has just released a well-researched and well-written review of the legal issues surrounding the use of video footage, Social Media, Video Footage, and the Law: What performing arts managers need to know. Therefore, they must know how current laws and emerging legal trends will affect their online marketing plans and be prepared to advocate within their organizations for.(

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Blogging and the Law

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

And on top of that, sometimes knowing the law doesn't help - in many cases it was written for traditional journalists, and the courts haven't yet decided how it applies to bloggers. The Electronic Frontier Foundation has recently updated their legal guide for bloggers: you can find it on their website here. The guide addresses a broad range of legal pitfalls that a blogger might encounter.

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Six Facebook Laws You Must Obey To Avoid A Nonprofit Marketing Fail

John Haydon

In fact, these patterns are so consistent, it’s as if they’re driven by a set of laws. Here are six laws at work: 1. The Law Of Engagement. Engagement is not just a nice idea – it’s a law. The Law Of The Native Language. The Law Of The Flock.

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Ask a Nonprofit Specialist: What does the repeal of Arizona's solicitation law mean to my nonprofit?

ASU Lodestar Center

The Arizona legislature recently passed legislation that repeals Arizona’s solicitation registration laws and the requirement that nonprofit organizations file annual solicitation registration or renewal forms with the Secretary of State. posted by.

Lawyer Offers to Give $25K to Charity if He Gets 25K Twitter Followers | ABA Journal - Law News Now

AFP Blog

Lawyer Offers to Give $25K to Charity if He Gets 25K Twitter Followers | ABA Journal - Law News Now: "A blogging lawyer doesn’t think he can top Ashton Kucher, but he has been inspired by the actor’s agreement to donate 10,000 malaria nets to charity as a result of winning a race with CNN to sign up 1 million Twitter followers

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What Nonprofits Need to Know About the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act

Connection Cafe

tax law, and should not be viewed as legal advice or replace any guidance from your organization’s accountants or attorneys. How do I learn more about the potential impacts of the tax law? Nonprofit Management financial management nonprofit accounting tax law

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Care2 Helps in Law of the Sea Win - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

This is a huge step forward for ocean conservation and international law.

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Power Law of Participation: How does it differ for collective charitable giving?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Flickr Photo from Ross Mayfield Still reflecting on the question " Are Fundraising Groundwells A Massive Opportunity or Distraction for Nonprofit Organizations?" Found this oldish post in my bookmark collection called Power Law of Participation for social software by Ross Mayfield.

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Why Your Country Should Ratify the Marrakesh Treaty

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

It supports domestic human and civil rights laws around access to information and education. · book famine Bookshare copyright law Marrakesh Treaty UN World Intellectual Property World Blind Union

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How to license mixed media, without a law degree

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What's even better, you don't need a law degree to understand it! Beth's Flickr Stream. From Icommons comes an incredibly useful legal brief to remixing media in the age of participatory media and campaigns by Steve Vosloo, Digital Hero Book Project.

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From Gartner: Five Laws for Exploring Virtual Worlds

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Gartner's five laws for exploring virtual worlds at the enterprise level. First Law: Virtual worlds are not games, but neither are they a parallel universe (yet). Second Law: Behind every avatar is a real person Third Law: Be relevant and add value. Fourth Law: Understand and contain the downside. Fifth Law: This is a long haul. Hat tip to Jay Moonah for the pointer to this Gartner article about virtual worlds.

Kyle's Adventures in Copyright Law, or: Yes, Your Work Belongs To You

Idealware

Copyright Law for fun and games (e.g. Recently, in the Idealware Creating Great Graphics For the Web seminar, we were asked if the photos (or videos, blogs, other published materials) created by libraries or other government-run/funded organizations belonged to the organization or were automatically public-domain. And honestly, we didn't know - typically we talk about government-created work as a great resource for copyright-free images. I suppose a little background is necessary.

6 Laws of Customer Experience Apply to Nonprofits

Idealware

I've recently been revisiting " 6 Laws of Customer Experience " written by a former colleague, Bruce Tempkin. It's a treasure trove of common sense wisdom for nonprofits and companies alike. Simply change the business language to nonprofit-ese and it comes alive. The bottom line is that when constituents have great experiences with your organization, they're likely to become bigger supporters and more involved.

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Poisoning the Treaty for the Blind

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

law--positions that would be hard for me to imagine passing our Congress. One of the most powerful industries on the planet, which already has loads of treaties and laws protecting its interests, needs to find balance against some of the most economically and information disadvantaged people on the planet? Especially since the Treaty for the Blind, if it were written to actually help the blind, would comply with all of those treaties and laws. Conflicts with American Law.

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What is in the Treaty of Marrakesh?

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

This is satisfied by having a law like the Chafee Amendment in the U.S., or similar laws in other countries like India and the EU. This survived in the Treaty in a much weaker form, which allows countries to choose to have a commerciality requirement in their copyright law, which some countries like Singapore and Australia already do have. law, plus it has import and export provisions between countries.

Great reads from around the web on January 26th

Amy Sample Ward

" roundup apple bookmarks casestudies contest development law list mobile nonprofit policy postalicious privacy resources socialmedia strategy twitterI come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of January 26th). You can join the conversations in the comments, or click through to the original posts to find what others are saying.

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3 Common Legal Traps Nonprofits Fall Prey To

Wild Apricot Blog

Erin-McClarty nonprofit-law legal-issues legal-traps nonprofitHave you ever worried your nonprofit could have some hidden legal risks? Nonprofit attorney and strategist Erin McClarty shows you 3 common legal traps and how to avoid them.

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One-Third of a Press Pass to an Internet Law Program

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Deborah Finn was invited to be one of the bloggers who receives a press pass to the Internet Law Seminar at the Berkman Center next week. Unfortunately for her (fortunately for me), she couldn't make the third day of conference and arranged for me to be her substitute for the day. I'm not a lawyer, but it looks like a great learning opportunity. I was also. thrilled to see a topic of personal interest on the agenda.

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Great reads from around the web on October 14th

Amy Sample Ward

has been seized by the Libyan government for failure to comply with Islamic law. " Tags: roundup bookmarks casestudies facebook future honesty innovation internet law list marketing millennials politics postalicious research resources twitter I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of October 14th).

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How To Listen Effectively

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are some great tips from Michelle Tillis Lederman's book, The 11 Laws of Likability. Active Listener Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management How To Be A Better Listener How To Listen Listening Michelle Tillis The 11 Laws of Likability

10 Awesome LGBTQ Organizations You Should Support This Pride Month

Everyaction

Transgender Law Center. Transgender Law Center is the largest national trans-led organization advocating self-determination for all people. June is observed as LGBTQ Pride month to commemorate the June 1969 Stonewall Riots and celebrate the vibrant and diverse LGBTQ community.

Send Your Feedback to the FCC: Net Neutrality Needs You

NTEN

Advocacy Communications fcc internet issues law net neutrality open web There have been a tremendous amount of issues and disasters in the news recently, but I want to draw your attention to a critically important story that is developing as you read this: once again, our open Internet is in danger.

Free Legal Services for Charities Anyone?

Tech Soup Blog

Many law firms do much more pro bono work than 50 hours. TechSoup has had an ongoing relationship with the famous Silicon Valley law firm, Cooley LLP for several years. TechSoup’s Pro Bono Law Firm, Cooley LLP. employment, intellectual property, business law etc).

7 Nonprofits Fighting for Immigrant Rights

Everyaction

They hold the government accountable for unjust immigration laws and educate the American public on the longstanding importance of immigrants in the US. National Immigration Law Center. Using impact litigation they have helped to stop unjust immigration laws and millions of workers from losing their jobs. As a human rights organization made up of former detainees, immigrants at risk of deportation, and their loved ones, FFF fights to abolish laws that tear families apart.

Agency Software Integration Can Help with Compliance

Vertex Systems

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Paper Scraps and Sticky Notes: Potential HIPAA Violations

Vertex Systems

While office workers are aware of HIPAA and other patient health data laws, it’s always good to have a refresher every now and then. Go over your mission statement, and then talk about ways you can adhere to the various HIPAA laws.

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The Wealth of Networks, Part II

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

The book is " The Wealth of Networks ", by Yochai Benkler, who is a professor at Yale Law School. I think I’m liking the book so much because it’s an amazing combination of some of my favorite things: technology, law and economics. (No,

Why Agency Software Integration Matters for Compliance

Vertex Systems

HIPAA and the various state and federal laws that govern client health data security are continually being amended to meet stringent security measures of the day. Staying compliant with the various laws and regulations is a monumental task. Normal. false. false. false. EN-US. X-NONE.