Ning: Phoenix or Fizzle?

Amy Sample Ward

Phoenix or Fizzle. Is Ning going to be a phoenix – rising out of the backlash and outcry about changing to a paid-service to become the platform of choice and provide users with access and ownership in it’s future?

Your Official Netroots Guide to Shopping Local (and Progressive) in Phoenix


In case you haven't heard, the progressive community is gathering next week in Phoenix for one of the most anticipated events of the year: the tenth annual Netroots Nation conference !

Association Social Media: National Association for Women Business Owners Phoenix Chapter (NAWBOPHX)


——————— Welcome to Tracie Rollins, social media manager for the National Association for Women Business Owners Phoenix Chapter (NAWBOPHX)! a content and social media marketing agency in Phoenix, Arizona.

On a National Day of Service, Public Allies Arizona Makes a Difference in a Phoenix Neighborhood

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The Allies of Class 12 gathered that Saturday at Doras Church of Phoenix for National Make a Difference Day. posted by Nedd Freeman Anderson Class 11 Public Ally.

The Latino Institute: A program of the City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department

ASU Lodestar Center

Within the City of Phoenix Parks and Recreation Department, the Latino Institute was developed to help address these issues and to serve as a bridge between the City and the Latino community. Phoenix Latinos Ariel Rodriguez posted by. Ariel Rodríguez, Ph.D. Assistant Professor.

So, you’re thinking about serving on a board. Now what?

ASU Lodestar Center

YNPN Phoenix. Shawn Rudnick currently serves as a board member on the membership committee for YNPN Phoenix. YNPN Phoenix Shawn Rudnick Boardposted by Shawn Rudnick , Board Member.

Oops! Now What?

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Shawn Rudnick , Board Member, YNPN Phoenix. Shawn Rudnick currently serves as a board member on the membership committee for YNPN Phoenix. YNPN Phoenix Shawn Rudnickposted by.

This makes me a little sad.


Byeee Phoenix Mars Lander. Sweet Dreams Little Guy. We'll miss you. But take heart! There will be another mission to Mars soon.

The Secret Yardstick Driving Innovation At AOL, Beats, And Microsoft | Co.Design: business innovation design

AFP Blog

In fact, AOL killed a past iteration of its email service, called Phoenix, because Wetherall says, "it didn’t pass the 15-foot test The Secret Yardstick Driving Innovation At AOL, Beats, And Microsoft | Co.Design: business innovation design : The "15-foot test," as Wetherell refers to it, is the threshold for differentiation he holds his team to: Products must attract attention even yards away from the computer screen.

The Must-Have Accessory for Your Monthly Giving Program

Connection Cafe

With 23 percent of its sustainers’ credit cards updated in 10 months, Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation saved 7 hours a month chasing down lapsed donors. 1,200,000,000. That’s how many credit cards were in circulation in the United States in 2015. Surprising, right?

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Nonprofits Pitch for Big Awards

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For more information, visit: [link] Sentari Minor is the Director of Engagement and Education at Social Venture Partners Arizona and is an active member of the Phoenix nonprofit community.

6 Can’t-Miss Conferences for Nonprofits in 2018

NonProfit Hub

February 26 (Phoenix) & May 21 (Baltimore). This year there are two BloomCon events—one in Phoenix and one in Baltimore. With the new year comes another wave of amazing conferences for nonprofiteers and business leaders alike. We’ve researched many of these conferences, met with the people behind the scenes and were even able to attend a handful. From our experiences we’ve compiled a list of what we believe are the can’t-miss conferences for nonprofits this year. Take a look!

Twitter for Nonprofits in 2018: Rebirth or Retire?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

On the other hand, some say Twitter is ready for a renaissance , a phoenix rising from the ashes. The past year, Twitter has been widely criticized for its role in spreading misinformation , being a Petri dish for hate speech , and how it approaches world leaders use of the platform.

The Intangible Rewards of Nonprofit Work

ASU Lodestar Center

As a member of the board of YNPN (Young Nonprofit Professionals Network) Phoenix, I have been fortunate to cross paths with some extraordinary emerging leaders, facilitators, mentors, and nonprofit sector thought leaders. posted by. Maureen Baker , Manager for Individual Giving.

Research Friday: Branding in the nonprofit sector

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One example of a nonprofit organization rebranding in order to create a more positive impact on the community they serve is the Arizona based nonprofit formally known as Phoenix Youth At Risk. posted by. Alex Flores , Teach For America. Welcome to Research Friday ! As part of a.

Smac! Cancer Where it Hurts.


buddy, Phoenix, can soon be in the hands of those with/impacted by cancer to help them SMAC! Phoenix , the “WTF? Monkeys Phoenix & NoMo I have one month to raise approximately $35,000 to launch the SMAC! Mom snoozing with NoMo & Phoenix.

Social Media September Tweet Chatting Around the World September 18

Tech Soup Blog

With one-hour chats in Nairobi, San Francisco, New Orleans, Phoenix, Milledgeville, and Naples, you're bound to find one in your own time zone to join. Phoenix, Arizona, United States 9:00 a.m.

Bringing “NOW Generation” Leaders to the Forefront

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As a proud young nonprofit professional in the Phoenix valley, I believe it's important to remember that age is not a qualifying factor in one’s professional abilities. Jessie comes to Phoenix from Chicago before she made the move to Tucson to become a Wildcat for life! posted by.

What Attributes do Nonprofits Need to Build Cross-Sector Collaboration?

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Funding cuts could leave 100-plus Phoenix-area families homeless -- again. Additionally, Cruz serves on the Built for Zero leadership team in Phoenix which focuses on ending veteran homelessness. posted by Jessica Cruz SSVF Program Coordinator, UMOM New Day Center.

Takeaways from the American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Summit

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Brigitte Dayton is Vice President of Operations for the Catholic Community Foundation for the Diocese of Phoenix. Brigitte was recognized as SoScottsdale/Uptown Magazine’s – 20 of the Most Influential Valley Professionals Under 40 and Phoenix Business Journal’s Forty Under 40, Class of 2015. cities, Brigitte moved to Phoenix in 2006. posted by Brigitte Dayton Vice President of Operations, Catholic Community Foundation.

How can leadership development strategies improve retention in nonprofits?

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Eric has sixteen years of development experience in the Phoenix nonprofit sector. In addition, Eric has been an active volunteer in the Phoenix community, primarily working with organizations that provide support services to children in the Arizona foster care system

Seven Tools to Create Awesome Visual Content

John Haydon

Phoenix (web-based). From basic image retouching to complex effects, Phoenix has a lot of the same basic features of a desktop image editor with the simplicity and accessibility of a web-based application.

Recruiting New Board Members? Here’s how our geographically-focused nonprofit does it!

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It does not make sense for us to recruit individuals from East Phoenix because it is a rather long drive for a volunteer commitment. Jessie comes to Phoenix from Chicago before she made the move to Tucson to become a Wildcat for life! posted by. Jessie Singer , Executive Director.

Non-Boring #Tech4Good Meetings for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

Phoenix, Arizona: Phoenix: QuickBooks Made Easy. Phoenix, Arizona: Data Management: What Nonprofits Need to Know. Phoenix, Arizona: Defining and Targeting Your Audience: Marketing for Nonprofits.

The importance of professional development in the nonprofit sector

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While working in the for-profit sector I had access to the latest technology, studies, and methods to develop professional development courses for organizations such as Meritus University, University of Phoenix and Lockheed Martin. posted by Leslie Beecher , Instructional Designer.

How Can Nonprofits Increase Leadership and Staff Diversity?

ASU Lodestar Center

of households in Phoenix, Arizona speak Spanish. If a nonprofit in Phoenix that has a human welfare mission does not have Spanish-speaking individuals on staff, they will be unable to support that population of potential clients. Languages in Central City, Phoenix, Arizona.

Principal for a Day

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I had the pleasure of serving as Principal for a Day at Arizona School for the Arts (ASA) on October 27 via a program put on by HandsOn Greater Phoenix. posted by. Maureen Baker , Manager for Individual Giving. Musical Instrument Museum.

A First Timers Guide To Washington Dc Auto Concept Loans

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Our Sunlight City site is effortless for customers throughout Peoria, ARIZONA, Glendale, ARIZONA, and Phoenix, Arizona, AZ. Review payday loan companies that could provide you with a 500 financial loan even if you currently have bad credit background.

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How Can Nonprofit Leaders Create Effective Community Change?

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As a member of the Young Professionals Network in Phoenix, Hallie continues to grow as a leader posted by Hallie Rexer Graduate Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management.

Don't Cry for Me Arizona

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He had to take the kids with him and I met him in Phoenix. She died before he arrived in Phoenix. That's a photo I snapped at Pike's Marketplace. Apparently, there was quite a ceremony around the daffodils that were brought into the market. I noticed them on the roof and in the stalls.

How Can Nonprofits Address the Challenges and Opportunities of Disrupting Technologies?

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Uber is not the only company debuting this newest innovation- Waymo, a Google subsidiary, and General Motors are both testing their own self-driving cars in the Phoenix area. posted by Stanford Prescott Graduate Alumnus, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. On Feb.

ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Fear not, nonprofit professionals!

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As Board President of YNPN Phoenix , I often hear from other emerging nonprofit leaders – including our board – a shared desire to perform with high standards in the face of huge workloads, while at the same time wanting life/work balance. The ASU Lodestar Center , the Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits , YNPN Phoenix, my fellow MNpS graduates, my coworkers, boss, friends, and professional mentors are all resources I access to get me unstuck on my quest to improve the common good.

The Little Board Committee That Could.

ASU Lodestar Center

Working at Phoenix City Hall for almost 15 years, who could resist taking a few classes at the ASU Downtown Phoenix campus? posted by Kathryn Graef Graduate Alumna, ASU Master of Nonprofit Leadership & Management. Huff, puff, puff” says “The Little Engine That Could.”.

Rethinking Revenue Diversity

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Jonathan serves as Executive Director for Grand Canyon Performing Arts and the Phoenix Metropolitan Men’s Chorus. He works as an administrator for the Phoenix Elementary School District posted by Jonathan Short Executive Director, Grand Canyon Performing Arts. As nonprofit leaders, we’re paranoid that our funding will suddenly dissipate. We obsess about the grants that won’t fund and the donors that will move away.

Engaging and Retaining Skilled (and Key) Volunteers

ASU Lodestar Center

Organizations like HandsOn Greater Phoenix can aid in the recruitment and training of skilled volunteers. Additionally, he sits on the board of the Welcome to America Project and KEEN Phoenix. He is also a project leader for Hands On Greater Phoenix and does youth programming through the American Red Cross. posted by Sentari Minor , Program Specialist, The Rodel Foundation of Arizona.


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Additionally, he sits on the boards of the Welcome to America Project, KEEN Phoenix, Phoenix Collegiate Academy and is a partner of Social Venture Partners. He is also a project leader for Hands On Greater Phoenix and does youth programming through the American Red Cross.

Maddie’s Must Reads for July – Social Media Edition


How a bunch of government space geeks at NASA won the internet – how they decided to tweet as the Phoenix lander in the first person – in order to save characters – and created one of the most popular and iconic social media voices in the history of Twitter.

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Happy Birthday! The Charitable Deduction Turns 100

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Before moving to Phoenix, he was a Senior Research Associate in the Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy at the Urban Institute, a Washington D.C. posted by Mark Hager Associate Professor ASU School of Community Resources and Development.

Community-Driven Social Impact: Presentation & Workshop at Amplified Leicester

Amy Sample Ward

Amplified Leicester is managed by the Institute of Creative Technologies, De Montfort University in partnership with the DMU Centre for Social Action and Phoenix Square Digital Media Centre.

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Can Social Media Really Humanize a Large Corporation?


Park Howell opened his sustainable marketing firm in Phoenix, AZ, in 1995, and uses the power of storytelling to ignite the growth of people, products, companies and causes that dare to make the world a better place.