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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., In the end, failure can literally mean that a teacher is no longer able to practice in New Mexico.

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. We are proud of both Jessica and Steffon and we wish them both a New Year full of good books and new accomplishments.

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.

The Power of Place: The @home Campaign

NTEN

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.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

New Hampshire. New Hampshire charitable registration: $25. New Jersey. New Jersey charitable registration: $30-$250, depending on gross contributions. New Mexico. New Mexico charitable registration: $0. New York. New York State charitable registration: $25 to solicit contributions ($0 if exempt). The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how.

Insider Tips for Nonprofit Content Marketing at Healthcare Organizations

Connection Cafe

Don’t be afraid to tap into those innovative concepts because they could present an incredible opportunity to reach out to your own community to find new ways to generate user-driven content. Here’s an example: Sclerodoodle entry from 2012 by Erin Thomas, of New Mexico.

Capitalizing on a Wealth of Data: The First Steps

Idealware

What happens in Nebraska or New Mexico might make a difference in Nova Scotia or the Netherlands. Today we’re pleased to show you what we’ve been working on with the launch of our new microsite , Results Data Initiative: Charting the Known World. We all know a wealth of useful data exists online, in various publications, or hidden away in public archives.

Food & Water Watch Raises Tap Water Awareness With SMS Campaign

Mobile Commons

Some even shared it with their local news channels as seen by The Daily Lobo’s coverage of the University of New Mexico’s efforts.

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

VisionLink

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”.

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

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. And earlier this year, Working America crowd-sourced feedback about a new Pennsylvania voter law from the people it was actually affecting – Pennsylvania voters. Working America is a national organization that represents working families on a wide variety of issues. Some of those issues are national.

And the 2013 Digital Storytelling Challenge Awards Go To.

Tech Soup Blog

As part of a new creative and strategic agency for charities, we are so honored and humbled to receive this award so early in our work. DIG will receive a shiny new Lytro camera, thanks to our sponsors at Eventbrite with a value of $400. We all have a story.

Have Fun Do Good Book - Moonrise: The Power of Women Leading from the Heart

Have Fun - Do Good

The deadline to apply for the June 23-28 workshop at Ocamora Retreat Center in Northern New Mexico is May 6th , so don't delay! Each year I post a list of favorite Have Fun Do Good books. I have a feeling Moonrise: The Power of Women Leading from the Heart will be included this year.

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.

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. 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.

TechSoup Global Goes to Congress (Again)

Tech Soup Blog

The event was organized by the American Chemical Society (ACS) and hosted by Congressional members: Randy Hultgren (Illinois), Chaka Fattah (Pennsylvania), Ben Ray Lujan (New Mexico), and Alan Nunnelee (Mississippi).

My Dad: Allen Stamm Humanitarian of the Year

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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

Tips on landing a job in the nonprofit sector

ASU Lodestar Center

And sure, a new mobile app would be absolutely amazing, but many nonprofits simply cannot afford it. where she studied education and psychology at New Mexico State University. posted by. Martha Miner , Manager of Human Resources. Greater Phoenix. Economic Council.

Demographics Are Destiny: How and Why to Diversify Your Staff Now!

NTEN

It's also interesting to note that, according to Wikipedia, Hawaii, New Mexico, California and Texas are already majority-minority states. And, in Maryland, Georgia, Nevada, Arizona, New York, New Jersey, Mississippi, and Florida, the percentage of non-Hispanic whites has fallen below 60 percent. More importantly, you risk alienating your new hires because you have failed to create a culture that will support their success.

American Indian Resource Center: A TechSoup Youth Organization Profile

Tech Soup Blog

the Cherokee Tribe is the second largest, nearly as large as the Navajo Tribe in Arizona and New Mexico. This is a new program that will teach visually impaired Native Americans to use text readers and text magnifiers, which is a serious need in a high diabetes population.

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.

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.

Food Stamp Search Suggests Hard Times Are Spreading like a Flu.

Network-Centric Advocacy

Is it fair to assume that the actual surge next year will include Oregon, Alabama, Arkansas, New Mexico, etc. Google Trends and US Department of Agriculture Results are compared in these images.

How BTOP Funding Is Informing Innovative Training Methods

Tech Soup Blog

A nonprofit organization in New Mexico and Maine's state library are using the funds from the NTIA's Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant to fund innovative ways to provide necessary training in such communities. This post originally appeared on the TechSoup for Libraries blog and was authored by Jennifer Anthony.

Forging Partnerships with ISPs

Tech Soup Blog

Two nonprofit organizations are using the funds from the NTIA's Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant to partner with ISPs and provide communities in New Mexico and Ohio with broadband access. This post was written by Jennifer Anthony and originally appeared on the TechSoup for Libraries Blog. Remote and low-income communities often have limited choices when it comes to broadband, and the few options they do have are often cost prohibitive.

Be Sweet: Creative Products with a Conscience & More Do-Good Gifts

Have Fun - Do Good

suggested two sites related to the Museum of New Mexico Foundation (who he works for)-- New Mexico Creates , that features the work of 400+ New Mexican artisans and artists, and Worldfolkart.org , that sells work by international artisans. While window shopping in our neighborhood this weekend, my husband and I went into a store that was selling the beautiful handmade bag pictured here.

Using BTOP Funds to Reach Remote Areas

Tech Soup Blog

A library in Montana and a nonprofit organization in New Mexico are using the BTOP grant money to fund unique ways to reach out to remote areas. This post originally appeared on the TechSoup for Libraries blog and was authored by Jennifer Anthony. Broadband provision in remote communities can often be logistically challenging and expensive. Targeted grants are one way to address the access barriers faced by rural communities.

Museums and Flickr

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

online exhibit developed by the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology at the University of New Mexico and Ideum. media access to new resources is double edged for sure. Leonard Gagnon's daughters knitting from John Collier, Jr. used with permission).

Nonprofit Calendars for 2010

Have Fun - Do Good

I know more and more people are using calendars on their computers and cell phones, but I like paper calendars. There is something about writing things down by hand with different colored pens that I still love.

Interview with 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 for Cultural Entrepreneurship, he is the Executive Director of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation. She takes what they make into international markets in London and New York. New Mexico Creates is www.newmexicocreates.org.

Do * Good Blankets

Have Fun - Do Good

The campaign is organizing schools in the Santa Fe area to donate 600 blankets to the Save the Chimps (STC) sanctuary in Alamogordo, New Mexico. In the wild, chimps make a new bed each night, so the sanctuary needs lots of clean blankets to make the chimps feel at home.

Have Fun Do Good Link Love: Artists and Social Media, Be Bold Podcast, Miss Do-Gooder T-shirts and More!

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The project is a collaboration of the Museum of New Mexico Foundation Shops and the City of Santa Fe Economic Development Division. I posted a new interview last week on the Big Vision Podcast with David Cohn , the Founder of Spot.Us , a nonprofit pioneering community funded reporting.

8 Nonprofit CEOs Who Tweet

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Check out this video blog of my visit with peer educators at Planned Parenthood of New Mexico!

10 Holiday Gifts That Give Back

Have Fun - Do Good

You can buy beautiful, handmade gifts made by artisans from companies and organizations like World of Good , Be Sweet , Global Girlfriend , The Amber Chand Collection and New Mexico Creates. The Jackson Street Book blog recently reported that the New York Times and NPR have added BookSense.com as an online book purchasing option, in addition to Amazon.com.

Why Don't We All Know How to Organize Our Communities?

Have Fun - Do Good

Land near their home in the Santa Fe, New Mexico area had been acquired for petroleum drilling exploration. A couple weeks ago my mom told me that they'd heard some disturbing news.

Best of the Web: March 2015

Idealware

From New Mexico to Nova Scotia, we collected 309 initiatives, made them accessible all in one place, and provided a couple of useful tools help you explore the data on your own. The Idealware “Best of the Web” is a monthly roundup of the top nonprofit resources from the Idealware blog, our Facebook page, and our Twitter feed to help you make the right technology decisions. Please forward it along to anyone you think might benefit from it.

Best of the Web: April 2015

Idealware

From New Mexico to Nova Scotia, we collected 309 initiatives, made them accessible all in one place, and provided a couple of useful tools help you explore the data on your own. The Idealware “Best of the Web” is a monthly roundup of the top nonprofit resources from the Idealware blog, our Facebook page, and our Twitter feed to help you make the right technology decisions. Please forward it along to anyone you think might benefit from it.

Meet Erica Sonnier: All the Rumpus Blog Administrator

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Erica Sonnier with daughters and new puppy ( photo on flickr). s for the National Kidney Foundation of New Mexico. I volunteered to help the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of New Mexico when one of my friends was an event coordinator with them.

Soup for the Super Bowl

Have Fun - Do Good

Turns out it is a benefit for the Food Depot , Northern New Mexico's food bank, called Souper Bowl XII. My parents aren't exactly what I would call sport enthusiasts, which is why I was surprised when they said that they were going to a Superbowl party.

Good News! Starbucks Signed an Agreement with Ethiopia

Have Fun - Do Good

In January, Starbucks ’ stores in: Alaska, Washington, Oregon, northern California, northern Nevada, New Mexico, Montana, Idaho, Texas, Maine, New Hampshire, parts of Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, and Rhode Island were rBGH-free. Guess what?