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

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New Mexico Teacher Licensure Solution

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The New Mexico Licensure system completed another successful session today, March 31st., As teacher preparation and professional development becomes more and more necessary, the New Mexico Public Education Department, Division of Educator Quality, has designed an amazing online solution which integrates license management state-wide, merit-based reviews of teacher portfolios, professionally trained reviewers, and appropriate changes to licensure level and compensation.

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Giving Trends in Mexico: Millennials and Gen Z Drive Rise in Online Giving

Nonprofit Tech for Good

1) Access to the internet in Mexico has grown very rapidly over the last decade. How has this impacted individual giving to NGOs in Mexico? When we started Fondeadora in 2011 (the first creative crowdfunding platform in Mexico, renamed to Donadora in 2016), processing online payments was very difficult. The trust factor in Mexico is also determinant. Finally, digitalization is growing fast in Mexico. Does this data match what you see on the ground in Mexico?

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. … The sun, the sea, and the moon play such a central role in our lives; so why not, we thought… let’s get married on the beach? Our beach. At least the weather could be trusted.

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 SteffonI talk a lot about how technology can help create tremendous educational opportunities for students with print disabilities.

[FREE WEBINAR] 5 Powerful Strategies for Your 2021 Annual Fundraising Plan

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2020.

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.

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. Don José is one hundred years old, or thereabouts. Nobody knows, not even Don José. All of his adult life he’s lived in the small town of Tolimán, in the state of Querétaro.

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[FREE WEBINAR] 4 Fundraising Trends for 2021 and Beyond

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2021.

[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Use Crowdfunding to Raise More Money

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[WEBINAR] Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

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Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

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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.

NetCentric Advocacy: MIT OpenCourseWare | OCW Home

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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.

3 Weeks Until #GivingTuesday! Is Your Organization Ready?

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New Mexico State University (NMSU) credits their phenomenal #GivingTuesday success in large part to offering a matching gift incentive: every gift to a scholarship anywhere in the NMSU system was matched dollar for dollar. Read more about NMSU’s strategy and success: “ Making #GivingTuesday Count: New Mexico State University’s Story.” #GivingTuesday is less than three weeks away… is your organization ready to leverage this global day of giving?

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[FREE WEBINAR] How Nonprofits Can Use Crowdfunding to Raise More Money

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, April 21, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Jared Kylstad and Lauren Slocum , Charity Services Specialists at GoFundMe Charity. This webinar will walk you through the basics of crowdfunding for nonprofits.

[FREE WEBINAR] Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder and Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good.

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[WEBINAR] Website & Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder and Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good. Cost: $10.

[WEBINAR] Social Media Best Practices for Nonprofits

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT (2 hours). Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder and Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good. Cost: $10 (USD).

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

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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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[WEBINAR] Online Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT (90 minutes). Presented by: Heather Mansfield , Founder and Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good. Cost: $10.

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

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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. Shout out for my Do-Good Dad! He''s one of the Respectful Revolution ''s video portraits.

[FREE WEBINAR] How Your Nonprofit Can Recruit & Retain Digital Sponsors

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Dana Bakich , Founder and CEO of Positive Equation.

[FREE WEBINAR] Charitable Online Solicitation: Is Your Nonprofit Compliant?

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, April 7, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT. Presented by: Sharon Cody , Partnership Manager at Harbor Compliance.

[FREE WEBINAR] How to Streamline the Golf Fundraiser & Raise More Dollars

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Phone numbers are provided for those in the United States, Canada, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. << Date: Tuesday, August 4, 2020. Time: 1pm EDT / 10am PDT (2 hours). Presented by: Katie Casillas , Director of Marketing at GolfStatus.org. Cost: Free.

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

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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”. VisionLink’s unique Strategic Advantage consulting department is proud to be supporting the Complete College America Strategic Planning Academy (CCA).

Structural Poverty and the Non-Adoption Tax

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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.

Google Flu Trends

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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. The entire US curve is still pretty consistent with past years. Google Flu Trends.

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. The attendees were mostly the regional coordinators of the campaign, and the news was good. I found the optimism exciting: it seems like we’re moving quickly to getting twenty countries to ratify the Treaty.

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News Channel 7, Upstate South Carolina - National

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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.

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 lived 5,000 miles away in the SW of England… or “Little Mexico&# , as we like to call it). I contacted over twenty representatives in London and in Mexico. This is a story of a blog.

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). It was a magical moment, especially because hummingbirds have always been an "auspicious symbol" for me.

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. Take my word for it, teaching electronics to a class full of young men in Mexico is no beach holiday. We weren’t supposed to be in Taunton at all.

UpEnergy: cool for-profit social enterprise

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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.

A New Year, A New Congress: Crafting your Advocacy Strategy for the 116th Congress

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Mexico border wall is likely to be just the first of many battles to be played out. Today is the first day for the 116 th Congress. It’s a unique day – not just because Congress is being sworn in during a partial government shutdown, but because it is welcoming the largest Freshman class since 1993. This group is not only historic for its size but also for its diversity : Freshman Class at a Glance: 100 Freshmen: 66 Democrats, 44 Republicans. Average age: 49. 42 are women.

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

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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. This month's Big Vision Podcast interview is a special one with. my Dad (!) Tom Aageson, the co-Founder of the Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship.

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 I'm here in Geneva for the 20th Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights meeting.

20 Crowdfunding Services for Nonprofits Worldwide

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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.

The Power of Place: The @home Campaign

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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. 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?

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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. Because you can make plans, but you can't predict with any certainty what is really going to happen. So, I just let it happen. So, I don't dwell on the past, I don't worry about the future.

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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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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.

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. I wanted to share with you the blurb about him from the New Mexico Business Weekly : Tom Aageson, Executive Director of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation , has been named the Allen Stamm Humanitarian of the Year by the United Way of Santa Fe County.