Making #GivingTuesday Count: New Mexico State University’s Story

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One day can make a difference and New Mexico State University (NMSU) can prove it! Higher Education Nonprofit Nonprofit Fundraising #GivingTuesday giving tuesday Giving Tuesday Campaign Giving Tuesday ideas Higher Ed Higher Ed Fundraising New Mexico State University NMSU stewardship

New Mexico Teacher Licensure Solution


The New Mexico Licensure system completed another successful session today, March 31st., In the end, failure can literally mean that a teacher is no longer able to practice in New Mexico. with more than 1,500 educators participating in the Professional Development Dossier system.

A Wedding Made in Mexico

Steve Bridger

unplugged mexicoToday is my 18th wedding anniversary. This is something I wrote many years ago about that very happy day. Dedicated to Gicela, of course.

Inaugural Text Messaging Competition Selects Non-Profit Winners From Kenya, Uganda, Mexico and Azerbaijan

AFP Blog

Inaugural Text Messaging Competition Selects Non-Profit Winners From Kenya, Uganda, Mexico and Azerbaijan: "The inaugural nGOmobile competition ran for three months from October 2007, and was aimed exclusively at grassroots non-profit Non Governmental Organisations (NGOs) working for positive social and environmental change.

Bookshare Creates Opportunities For Gifted Students

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

New Mexico high school student Jessica Pinto also depends on Bookshare’s accessible digital texts to meet top academic standards. accessibility Alabama AIM Jessica New Mexico Bookshare Steffon

Don José

Steve Bridger

His birth certificate, along with countless other documents, was destroyed by fire during the Cristero War in 1920s Mexico. . I first met Don José in 1993, which is when I took the photo on the left. And this is his chair. Not just any chair; he made this one himself.

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Felices Fiestas!

Steve Bridger

My friend Billie Mercer captured this timeless shot on Sunday evening while strolling her neighbourhood in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Come to think of it, it’s now six years since I last spent Christmas in Mexico, and images like this bring back happy memories for our family. Tags: photos mexico For once, this is not one of my own images.

VisionLink’s Strategic Advantage Consulting is Proud to support the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy


States participating in the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy are: California Hawaii Illinois New Mexico Ohio Oklahoma West Virginia VisionLink is proud to partner with the Complete College America and believe that “We all work better by working together”.

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

AFP Blog

Alongside regional pictures that capture the stats for every nation on Earth, we also present in-depth analyses for 24 of the world’s largest economies: Argentina, Australia, Brazile, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Nigeria, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Turkey, Thailand, the UAE, the UK, and the USA.

Blogging a crisis: reflecting on some lessons learned

Steve Bridger

A long, long time ago (in internet time)… in fact, exactly six months to the day before the first ‘tweet’ , a Category Four hurricane they inappropriately named Wilma slammed into the Caribbean coast of Mexico. I contacted over twenty representatives in London and in Mexico.

Respectful Revolution's Video Portrait of My Do-Good Dad: Tom Aageson, Co-Founder, Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship

Have Fun - Do Good

He is the Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship , founded a program for homeless veterans in conjunction with the New Mexico Coalition to End Homelessness , and is involved with Santa Fe for Students / Communities In Schools of New Mexico.

Raving about a Mexican on Ada Lovelace Day

Steve Bridger

I had persuaded Gicela (the woman in technology I celebrate today - and every day) to leave Mexico, and come with me to the UK, where we had met three years before. Gicela was born in Toliman , high up in the heartland of Mexico. We weren’t supposed to be in Taunton at all.

Text messages are one more way to help Haiti victims - Las Cruces Sun-News

AFP Blog

Text messages are one more way to help Haiti victims - Las Cruces Sun-News: "LAS CRUCES - Nursing student Gonzalo Valdez, 28, sat on a couch in Corbett Center at New Mexico State University on Tuesday and typed a few letters and numbers into his iPhone before returning to his studying.The whole transaction took just about a minute, but Valdez helped provide clean drinking water, first aid

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Optimistic about Marrakesh Treaty!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Of course, Mexico might well beat both the USA and Canada, but Mexico is in the Latin America group at WBU. The World Blind Union’s ( WBU ) Right to Read campaign for ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty just concluded two days of meetings in Berlin, Germany.

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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.

Reflections from Networked Nonprofit Workshop for Latin American NGOs

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I just returned from doing two days of facilitating a Networked Nonprofit training in Mexico City with Oxfam Mexico and participants from offices throughout Latin America, South America, and Caribbean.

20 Crowdfunding Services for Nonprofits Worldwide

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Donadora (Mexico). Nonprofits in North America, Europe, and Australia have a multitude of online fundraising services to choose from mostly thanks to their government’s efforts to build digital records and databases of legally verified nonprofits.

Structural Poverty and the Non-Adoption Tax

Tech Soup Blog

GCCE and the New Mexico State Library are partners in Fast-Forward New Mexico (FFNM), a BTOP-funded project. She pointed out the sad irony that while Internet literacy is a key ingredient for fighting poverty in New Mexico, building up that literacy is more expensive in poor communities than in wealthy ones: read more. This post originally appeared at TechSoup for Libraries. I recently spoke with Alice Loy, co-founder of the Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship.

Be open to Big Vision photobombs

Have Fun - Do Good

While visiting New Mexico this summer, I raised my phone to take a photo of some pink flowers against a blue sky when this happened: This hummingbird flew right into my frame and posed for a long time (at least by hummingbird standards).

Wild Weston

Steve Bridger

It reminded me of those Osborne billboards you see dotted about the countryside in Spain and Mexico (and probably many places besides Summer returned yesterday and while on a family walk in the Walborough Nature Reserve at Uphill , I spotted this cow that had strayed from the herd.

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News Channel 7, Upstate South Carolina - National

AFP Blog

News Channel 7, Upstate South Carolina - National: "MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Billionaire Carlos Slim said he doesn't care if he is the world's richest man and promised to donate hundreds of thousands of laptop computers to Mexican children.The Mexican telecom mogul pledged Thursday to donate 250,000 low-cost laptops to children by the end of the year and as many as 1 million in 2008, saying 'digital.

Google Flu Trends

Network-Centric Advocacy

Mexico is showing an uptick that is different from other years. Texas is showing the same trend as Mexico. This is interesting. Google Flu tracks symptom searches for flu and normalizes it over all searches. Google Flu shows past years too.

Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya


From We Are Social Singapore. This report presents all the key statistics, data and behavioural indicators for social, digital and mobile channels around the world.

Team Building Lessons From Play, The Friend Game

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Bach was born in Mexico City in 1966, currently lives in Mexico City, and is a philosopher who publishes through art.

Father's Day Show: My Dad, Tom Aageson, Co-Founder, Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship

Have Fun - Do Good

In addition to being the co-Founder of the Global Center, he is also the Executive Director of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation. Since moving to Santa Fe, he has developed New Mexico Creates , an economic development initiative that creates market links for New Mexico artists and artisans.

Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights at WIPO

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Hot issue this week are the now four proposals on solving the problem of access to print by people with print disabilities globally: The TVI: the treaty sponsored originally by the World Blind Union and supported at WIPO by Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay and Mexico. [I

UpEnergy: cool for-profit social enterprise

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

They are already active in Africa and Latin America, in countries like Uganda, Rwanda, Liberia, El Salvador, Mexico, Guatemala and Nicaragua. The rise of for-profit social enterprises has been quite exciting. Although I'm firmly on the nonprofit side with Benetech (because we focus on big issues where the market is failing), it's definitely easier to get funded sustainably if you have an exciting and invest-able business plan. Evan Haigler is a social entrepreneur I've known for years.

The Surprising Truth About Donor Fatigue And What Nonprofits Can Do To Avoid It

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

between our Sierra Leone Mudslides appeal in August and our Harvey, Irma, and Mexico earthquake appeals in September. The story of the one named person being rescued from the rubble in Mexico is easier for donors to handle than the thought of a whole school or city in distress.

The Power of Place: The @home Campaign


Whether he’s under a bridge in New Mexico or speaking with residents in a tent city in Michigan, Mark is using his smartphone to check in, to tweet a person’s story, or to post a raw video on his website. Danny Alpert. Executive Director, Executive Producer.

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Last 100 Days of 2011: How Will You Make Time for What Really Matters?

Have Fun - Do Good

Photo of November New Mexico Sky by me. "As long as there's not an airplane crashing into this building, you're having a good day. You can always take care of whatever problem you're having today." - Richard Fern "I don't worry about the future.

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My Dad: Allen Stamm Humanitarian of the Year

Have Fun - Do Good

I spent the weekend in New Mexico celebrating two important days with my parents: Mother's Day and my dad's receiving the Allen Stamm Humanitarian of the Year award from the United Way of Santa Fe County. Tom Aageson New Mexico Santa Fe art humanitarian

Your Nominations: 13 People with Big Visions for a Better World

Have Fun - Do Good

Flickr photo credit: Ray of Light. Madonna by Micky Zlimen Wow, everyone! Thanks for answering my post from last week, Who Should I Interview for the Big Vision Podcast? I'm loving hearing all of your ideas.

"A World of Good" on FRONTLINE/World Dec 25

Have Fun - Do Good

December 25th, 9 PM EST, Frontline/World will be re-broadcasting four "do good" stories about Kiva in Uganda, PlayPumps in South Africa, the Frederic Chopin International Piano Competition in Poland, and Juan Quezada and Mata Ortiz pottery in Mexico.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


Mexico / Less than $4,000. Mexico. In the past year, thousands of nonprofit pros took advantage of our definitive Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar, and we're so excited to share our brand new 2016 list!

Why is "World Class" so Classist?

Museum 2.0

Jason Beaubien was reporting on the Soumaya Museum in Mexico City, the gleaming new art museum built as a "gift to Mexico" by the world's richest man, Carlos Slim. This weekend, I heard a story on NPR that really rankled me.

Working America Drives Local Action with Targeted Text Messages

Mobile Commons

But some – from unemployment in New Mexico to union rights in Ohio – are highly local. Working America is a national organization that represents working families on a wide variety of issues. Some of those issues are national. So Working America uses locally targeted mobile outreach to make sure they’re sending their messages to only the people who care about them. A targeted local text message can reach local members when urgent political action is needed.

Campus Party H4SB — Hacking for Something Better Coming to US in 2012

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Seven thousand young Mexican geeks attended the 3rd Mexican Campus party July 18-25 in Mexico. In Mexico, donated and branded by Movistar). A week-long registration in Mexico cost $100 for non-campers and $114 for campers (who also got to keep their very nice pup tents).

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Great reads from around the web on August 24th

Amy Sample Ward

And this week, Google has added a couple important areas to the list: Mexico and Eastern Europe.&#. These are some links I wanted to share from August 24th. Find me on Delicious for more! The Science Behind Social Change Might Be Better » The Buzz Bin - Alexandra “SocialButterfly” Rampy has a guest post on the Livingston Buzz blog discussing the science behind social change. It has some terrific questions to think about including: What behavior are we wanting to change?

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Realignment #3: From Passive Knowledge to Collaborative Discovery


CEMEX is an innovative global construction materials manufacturer in Mexico. From The Demand Perspective Leading From the Outside.

United We Dream Uses Texting to Turn 3 Voices into Thousands

Mobile Commons

Carlos, Evelyn, and Renata have been separated from their deported mothers; earlier this year, as part of #OperationButterfly, United We Dream reunited them for a tearful hug through the fence at the US-Mexico border.

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Helping Families and Staying Secure with Office 365

Tech Soup Blog

ABCS, with offices across the state and operations in Mexico, offers counseling and pregnancy services, classes on budgeting and personal finance, and foster care services, and also works with the state of Arizona to facilitate adoptions, among other things.

Government, Community, and Corporate Partnerships to Expand Broadband Access

Tech Soup Blog

The project is called Fast-Forward New Mexico (FFNM) and they're working with the New Mexico State Library in order to help spread broadband access and know-how through 17 different libraries to increasingly underserved and disenfranchised communities across the state.

The Convergence of Social Activism, Donations, and Social Media: Episodic Giving In A Post Truth World

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

From Syria to China to Mexico, mass economic and politically-driven migration and refugee crises are triggering social tension, the rebooting of nationalisms and the emboldening of old prejudices.

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