Facebook ‘like’ competitions award philanthropy funds - News - The Daily Reveille - Louisiana State University

AFP Blog

Facebook ‘like’ competitions award philanthropy funds - News - The Daily Reveille - Louisiana State University : acebook news feeds have blown up recently as thousands of University students rush to join online competitions for Aspen Heights and other housing communities that award winners with cash

Your Official #18NTC Local's Guide to New Orleans

EveryAction

The Audubon Zoo is located in historic Uptown New Orleans, eaturing an exotic mix of animals from around the world take a break and visit award-winning exhibits such as the Louisiana Swamp and Jaguar Jungle showcase. The bar itself carries as much history as the famous beverage; once a favorite haunt of Famed Louisiana Governor and U.S.

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Your Official #NN18 Local's Guide to New Orleans

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The Audubon Zoo is located in historic Uptown New Orleans, eaturing an exotic mix of animals from around the world take a break and visit award-winning exhibits such as the Louisiana Swamp and Jaguar Jungle showcase. The bar itself carries as much history as the famous beverage; once a favorite haunt of Famed Louisiana Governor and U.S.

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Emily Metzgar » Blog Archive » NDLA 9: Interview with Melissa Flournoy

AFP Blog

Reference to a Podcast Interview with Melissa FlournoyEmily Metzgar » Blog Archive » NDLA 9: Interview with Melissa Flournoy: "Episode 9 of the New Day Louisiana Podcast features an interview with Dr. Melissa Flournoy, president and CEO of LANO, the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations.

Disaster Relief Of A Different Kind - West Virginia Headline News and Talk Radio

AFP Blog

Disaster Relief Of A Different Kind - West Virginia Headline News and Talk Radio : Seventeen West Virginia Office of Technology employees are working long hours in Louisiana lending an IT helping hand following what Hurricane Isaac left behind. The workers volunteered for the service and state Chief Technology Officer Gale Given says they've been busy since they arrived. They are helping intake centers distribute food stamp cards," she said.

AFP: MySpace links users to US hurricane emergency alerts

AFP Blog

AFP: MySpace links users to US hurricane emergency alerts: "NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (AFP) — In what is heralded as the seeds of an Internet-age emergency broadcast system, MySpace has teamed with the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to spread news on hurricanes through users of the online social network.As

VisionLink Supports the National Academy Foundation’s Work-Based Learning Fellows

VisionLink

The NAF WBL Fellows initiative, with academy leaders from North Carolina, Louisiana, New York, Nevada, Texas, and California, fostered sharing of expertise among leaders in order to deepen their practice, and co-create effective WBL tools and strategies to help the larger NAF network ensure that all students are prepared for college and careers.

SMS Nation: Americans Text a Lot, Score Tickets to Sports Games with SMS & Construction Text Updates

Mobile Commons

Louisiana uses text messaging for construction updates. A new text messaging program in Southwest Louisiana is using SMS to update its residents on real-time construction-related news. Text messaging’s popularity is showing up in all corners of the country. From highways to stadiums, here we highlight three recent and noteworthy uses of SMS in the country. Americans spend 26 minutes a day texting. Ever wonder how your text messaging habits stack up in comparison to other people?

Nancy Jo Craig’s Lifetime Achievement Award In Nonprofit Computer Refurbishment

Tech Soup Blog

This year the award went to Nancy Jo Craig who runs the nonprofit Capital Area Corporate Recycling Council (CACRC) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. When she ran the Nature Conservancy in Louisiana, 200,000 acres were set aside. All of southern Louisiana had been hit. Places like TechSoup and the National Cristina Foundation put out the word that donated computers were badly needed in Louisiana, and they came by the truckload.

Servant Leadership In Action

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Bachelder, former CEO of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., Check out the definitive book on servant leadership. It's a curated collection of incredibly insightful and motivational perspectives on servant leadership via essays by 44 servant leaders. Edited by Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell , Servant Leadership in Action , includes the personal stories from some of the most well-respected authorities on leadership: Patrick Lencioni John C. Maxwell Marshall Goldsmith Stephen M.

Disasters in the Internet age

AFP Blog

She asked whether anyone knew the whereabouts of her three aunts, who were missing since Hurricane Katrina hit Louisiana Aug. Disasters in the Internet age : "Disasters in the Internet age The Internet -- more than any other tool -- is proving to be a significant means of communication during disasters. BY Dibya Sarkar Published on Oct. 31, 2005 On Sept. 15, through a private Web site called LATalk.org, Ruby pleaded for help.

Servant Leadership In Action

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Bachelder, former CEO of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., Be sure to read the definitive book on servant leadership. It's a curated collection of incredibly insightful and motivational perspectives on servant leadership via essays by 44 servant leaders. Edited by Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell , Servant Leadership in Action , includes the personal stories from some of the most well-respected authorities on leadership: Patrick Lencioni John C. Maxwell Marshall Goldsmith Stephen M.

Servant Leadership In Action

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Bachelder, former CEO of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., Be sure to read the definitive book on servant leadership. A curated collection of incredibly insightful and motivational perspectives on servant leadership via essays by 44 servant leaders. Edited by Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell , Servant Leadership in Action , includes the personal stories from some of the most well-respected authorities on leadership: Patrick Lencioni John C. Maxwell Marshall Goldsmith Stephen M.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Louisiana. Louisiana charitable registration: $25 (no filing if exempt). The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start. Questions arise like “What do I need” and “Why do I need it?” ” One of the biggest question marks comes up when it’s time to calculate the cost of your nonprofit.

Social Media September Tweet Chatting Around the World September 18

Tech Soup Blog

New Orleans, Louisiana, United States Noon Central time / 1:00 p.m. TechSoup and NetSquared have joined forces to bring you a September full of social media learning! All month long, we're putting on events and publishing content to sharpen your social media skills. As part the fun, we're taking our #SocMedSep tweet chat around the globe — as close as we can get to a 24-hour Twitter party!

#GMN2016 Annual Conference| Observations from Day 2

Connection Cafe

Ricci, Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness, Greater New Orleans Foundation; Michael Tipton, President, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation; and Joe Rosier, President, Rapides Foundation. The morning began with more conversations with our customers and other attendees that stopped by our booth. The main topic of conversation has been measuring program outcomes and assessing impact.

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Eric Jacobsen Blog

Bachelder, former CEO of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., Be sure to read the definitive book on servant leadership. A curated collection of incredibly insightful and motivational perspectives on servant leadership via essays by 44 servant leaders. Edited by Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell , Servant Leadership in Action , includes the personal stories from some of the most well-respected authorities on leadership: Patrick Lencioni John C. Maxwell Marshall Goldsmith Stephen M.

3 Lessons from Museums Advocacy Day

Connection Cafe

I was advocating on behalf of Louisiana (the state where I grew up, and where my family still resides), and it was amazing to see the role of museums in the overall economy of that state quantified. At the end of February, I attended the first of (what I hope will be) many Museums Advocacy Days (MAD) on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. There was something magical about the combination of something I love – museums – with something that scares me: US politics.

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A Jargon-Free Guide to Low-Profit Limited Liability Companies (L3C)

NonProfit Hub

Louisiana. So you want to start an organization that benefits a specific cause. Great! That’s why we’re here: to help you navigate this confusing sector simply saturated with content, ideas and innovation. But wait—should you really be starting a nonprofit? Or is something that benefits both the owners and the cause more up your alley? Let’s explore just one of the many options you have in starting a socially responsible organization: a low-profit limited liability company (L3C).

Servant Leadership In Action

Eric Jacobson

Bachelder, former CEO of Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen, Inc., Tomorrow, March 6, brings the release of the new definitive book on servant leadership. A curated collection of incredibly insightful and motivational perspectives on servant leadership via essays by 44 servant leaders. Edited by Ken Blanchard and Renee Broadwell , Servant Leadership in Action , includes the personal stories from some of the most well-respected authorities on leadership: Patrick Lencioni John C.

Vote for the sessions you want at 11NTC

Amy Sample Ward

Some of the most successful online campaigns in the past few years — such as Tweetsgiving, opposition to mountaintop removal, government transparency activism in Canada, and the campaign for the Jena Six in Louisiana — have employed principles of community organizing to create effective online actions that helped activists win. That’s right, the session selection process is open for the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference !

Microsoft's MileIQ Helps a Nonprofit Show People How to Save Lots of Energy

Tech Soup Blog

In 2015, the state of Louisiana consumed more energy per capita than any other state, according to the U.S. Although this may not come as a complete surprise — the state's warm, muggy climate makes air conditioning a must — it's clear that Louisiana's energy-use profile needs a drastic transformation. Energy Information Administration.

Pro Bono Role Model of the Year

Frogloop

The winner will receive the title of Taproot Foundation’s first-ever Pro Bono Role Model of the Year and represent the foundation at the 2011 National Conference on Volunteering and Service from June 6 – 8 in New Orleans, Louisiana! Do you know a mom or dad who is a professional superhero? Then you must nominate them to Taproot Foundation’s first-ever Pro Bono Role Model of the Year. Wondering what makes a professional superhero?

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The Art of Petition Delivery

Frogloop

Ryan Rastegar – Campaign Coordinator, Mississippi River Delta Restoration Ryan is the Campaign Coordinator for the Mississippi River Delta Restoration Campaign whose primary goal is to restore Louisiana’s coast (which is losing a football field of land every hour!). So you got 10,000 people to sign your petition - awesome! Now let the fun begin. We all know that petitions are effective for list growth and influencing policy when combined with a strategic campaign plan.

Mobile Commons, Sanofi US, and the Prostate Cancer Foundation Partner to Improve Patient Understanding with the New PROST8CARE™ Text Messaging Program

Mobile Commons

Lemoine, APRN, MN, AOCN, RN-BC, Interim Louisiana State University Public Hospital, New Orleans, LA. Karen Minder, RN, MSN, Palm Beach Cancer Institute, West Palm Beach, FL. Jacqui Mitchell, MSN, APRN, AOCNS, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI. PROST8CARE Provides Free Support with Timed Text Messages That Coincide with Each Patient’s Chemotherapy Cycle. NEW YORK, NEW YORK (PRWEB) February 05, 2013.

Please Help: Volunteers Needed To Help With Hurricane Wiki To Prep for Hurricane Ida

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We need volunteers to review the wiki section by section and make sure that there are resources collected for Florida, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana. Source: Weather Channel Alerts 2009 was looking like a very uneventful hurricane season. That is until Hurricane Ida slammed into El Salvador killing 91 people as of this writing. It is now headed towards the gulf coast of the US.

New Customer 211 San Diego Presents at AIRS

VisionLink

We are pleased to welcome 211 San Diego to our VisionLink network. It will be an honor to support their work! If you are planning on attending this year''s AIRS conference you will be able to enjoy a number of worthwhile workshops from these good folks at 211 San Diego.

More Delightful Secrets: How Much Space Would You Give to an Exclusive Subset of your Audience?

Museum 2.0

As a second example, we later sojourned north to the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, a lovely art museum surrounded by incredible grounds on the seashore. Especially in the case of Louisiana, which was packed with people, we were shocked that such a beautiful part of the grounds were kept "private" when it could have been occupied by many happy visitors.

Ushahidi Develops Innovative Tools for Nonprofits and Others Working to Benefit the Public

Tech Soup Blog

The Louisiana Bucket Brigade (LABB), for instance, has used Ushahidi to document the impacts of oil spills and other petrochemical pollution on human health and the environment. One of TechSoup's less-known areas of work has been to support and promote the work of other tech-for-good organizations, like Ushahidi in Kenya. These folks do astonishing work. Ushahidi has been developing open-source crisis mapping software for over eight years now.

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"Freelines" for political prisoners

Have Fun - Do Good

One November 4th, NPR's Story of the Day podcast was about Robert 'King' Wilkerson who was in the Angola State Penitentiary in Louisiana for 31 years. I guess the theme of the day for me is candy. 29 of those years he was in solitary confinement, basically as a political prisoner, because he was a Black Panther. He started a chapter of the Black Panther movement with two of his other friends. They became known as the Angola Three.

Better Together: What Collaboration Strategies are Necessary to Increase Nonprofit Effectiveness?

ASU Lodestar Center

Stella earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Communication Studies from Louisiana State University. posted by Stella O' Rourke Graduate Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. As the nonprofit sector continues to grow and expand, the number of nonprofit organizations increase, funding becomes more competitive and resources become scarce.

Things We Like (February 2011)

NTEN

Nice work, Louisiana. A monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources and other goodies. Read more posts on our blog. Classic chicken v egg: Is there more data because there are more techies? Or more techies because data keeps pouring out of the system faster than we can keep up?

What Nonprofits Can Learn from New Orleans

ASU Lodestar Center

I’d never experienced New Orleans, Louisiana (or NOLA as the locals call it), but I thought I knew it well. posted by. Deirdre Maloney, President of Momentum LLC. and Professor for the University. of San Diego's Master's of. Nonprofit Leadership. Last month I found myself in New Orleans. For about 20 hours. It was just enough time to roam the infamous French Quarter, kick around Bourbon Street, take a historical walking tour and head out to the next city.

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

New Orleans, Louisiana: Hack Night — GNOCode — Net2NO: Meetup Extravaganza. NetSquared believes in the power of meeting face to face in physical space. Online learning is awesome (and TechSoup has got you covered ), but a special magic is created when we get together in the same room and start building relationships.

In Support of Idiosyncrasy

Museum 2.0

Other institutions are idiosyncratic in their relationship to their environment, like the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark, or to their community, like the Wing Luke Asian Museum. People often ask me which museums are my favorite. I don't like to give a list. I've only visited about 0.01% of the institutions out there and I suspect that the other 99.99% includes some real gems. But when I really think about it, all my favorites (so far) have one thing in common.

One amazing strategy for marketing your nonprofit

ASU Lodestar Center

Dr. Mario Pary of Smile Dental Center in Shreveport Louisiana participates in this event every year. posted by Cynthia Huynh Intern Crawford & O''B r ien It’s easy to spend time making flyers and posters to advertise your organization. Word of mouth is one of the greatest ways to get people talking about it. But have you considered doing another great deed to getting your business out there?

Take a Seat: Beautiful, Casual Areas at the Taiwan National Museum of Fine Arts

Museum 2.0

It reminded me of the restorative feeling of being at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art north of Copenhagen, and it made me wonder: how many kinds of artwork would be more fruitfully enjoyed in a relaxed setting with couches and natural light? When I was in Taiwan, I heard again and again from museum professionals: "We are very conservative in Taiwanese museums. We're not doing innovative things with visitor participation or Web 2.0.

NetSquared Celebrates Progress and Looks Forward to 2015

Tech Soup Blog

New Orleans, Louisiana: December Meetup: Topic TBA. TechSoup’s NetSquared community organizers connect nonprofits with local technology experts. Our volunteer-run events are live, free, and held monthly. The goal is to create strong, self-sufficient communities of nonprofit technology professionals (and accidental techies too!). With just one month left in 2014, now’s a good time to review NetSquared's progress.

Your Local Tech4Good Club Is Ready to Help

Tech Soup Blog

New Orleans, Louisiana: The Maker's Movement in NOLA Is Making Waves. Every month I bring you a roundup of free technology training events that will help nonprofit staffers like you build their skills. But maybe you're skeptical and you're wondering: "How can a free event organized by a volunteer be any good?" " That's why TechSoup invests in developing the best practices of our NetSquared network.

Your #NPtech Community Calendar for July

Tech Soup Blog

New Orleans, Louisiana: Putting NOLA on the Product Hunt Map. Have you ever thought about hosting nonprofit technology events in your community? You should, because it's awesome fun. Not only will you be contributing your skills to local nonprofits, you'll also be building your reputation and connecting with your tribe. NetSquared is here to help you along the way with everything from slide templates to planning checklists. Not sure if hosting a NetSquared group is for you?

Need Hands-on Help? NetSquared's Free Workshops Are in Your Community

Tech Soup Blog

New Orleans, Louisiana: Glossophobics Anonymous (or How to Hone your Public Speaking Skills). Technology helps nonprofits deliver on our missions more effectively, but it can also be fiendishly complicated. Sometimes the best way to get started with a new tool is to have a guide sitting next to you giving directions. That's why TechSoup supports a global network of tech trainers called NetSquared. Each month, more than 70 groups hold free events in 24 countries.

Is There a Community of #Tech4Good Activists Waiting for You?

Tech Soup Blog

New Orleans, Louisiana: The Mother of All Meetups Returns to Present the Power of the Presentation. TechSoup's NetSquared community of Tech4Good meetups is growing! As of January 25, there are 40,000 nonprofit members attending free tech networking events and workshops in 75 cities. So if you're looking to build your skills and find your fellow accidental techies, there's probably a group near you! Keep reading for a roundup of upcoming events or search the directory.

NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up: July 24th 2009

NTEN

The 1300th submission to the Getting Attention Nonprofit Tagline Awards is the Louisiana Association of Nonprofit Organizations (LANO). Flickr: Cambodia4Kidsorg: Can you idnetify the NTEN superstars? This is where I give props to announcements and activities about NTEN members. If you're an NTEN member and have nptech news, don't forget to tag your posts "NTEN member" or "nptech" -- and give me a heads-up!