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Can Public Art Increase Civic Participation?

Connection Cafe

NSD) aimed to improve the voting experience and increase civic engagement using public art. are at historic lows. Funded by the John S. 8 p.m.,

How to Use Snapchat for Lobbying and Public Affairs

SocialFish

This post by Mike Panetta originally appeared on the Beekeeper Group blog here and is reposted here with permission. Seriously. They are awesome.

Humanize Public Workshop, DC Tuesday 10/16

SocialFish

We are VERY excited to invite you to our very first public workshop. Join us on Tuesday!! Rich, Ph.D., REGISTER HERE and join us on Tuesday!

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Community Engagement and Social Media for Public Media

Amy Sample Ward

Both of these presentations had participants primarily from the public media sector. Defining Community. Engaging Community. Using Social Media.

Why Can’t We Define Public Relations?

SocialFish

” In Gini’s view, “what [Cody] is describing is publicity – or media relations. [LONG POST ALERT!]. Internal PR vs agency PR.

The Private Cloud, The Public Cloud, Or The Hybrid Cloud

TechImpact

What is a public cloud. As a result, public clouds are managed through external providers as opposed to in-house. What is a hybrid cloud.

Public Allies Arizona: Burning You With the 5 Core Values

ASU Lodestar Center

posted by Chrisal Valencia Member Events & Volunteer Coordinator Local First Arizona Public Allies has played a very definitive role in my life. As I prepped for what I wanted to say to the next graduating class of Public Allies Arizona, I took a queue from my own days as an ally and reflected. Chrisal Valencia Public Allies

Learning In Public On Wikis

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Social media has unleashed a fabulous opportunity for professional learning about practice in public. It’s open or public document.

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What Volkswagen Got Wrong With Its Video Public Statement

See What's Out There

German automaker Volkswagen is embroiled in an emissions scandal that resulted in its CEO Martin Winterkorn resigning and giving a public statement.

The Tension Between Publicness and Privacy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There is a larger issue here -the tension between privacy and publicness as Jeff Jarvis calls it. Some step-by-steps. privacy

Facebook Goes Public. What now?

SocialFish

Facebook Goes Public. What now? View more presentations from Publicis Modem UK. Remember it? What now? This post includes two slide decks.

Public Good's Unique Platform for Attracting New Donors

Tech Soup Blog

Public Good is a new donation platform from the people who revolutionized grassroots online giving for the 2012 Obama presidential campaign.

How Can We Learn in Public?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How Can We Learn in Public? Yesterday I attended the GEO session Learning in Public. – Guest post by Gale Berkowitz. Guest Post

Public speaking for change

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Speaking publicly is an important part of our work. We invest in public speaking coaching (thanks, Melinda Henning!) to become better speakers, both for old hands like me and Benetechers getting ready for their first public speech. More than ten of these are in just the next two months. 9/19 (tomorrow!)

Learning in Public: To What End?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Learning in Public – Guest post by Victoria Dunning. Learning in Public. But learning in public for what? Way down. And why?

Learning in Public Challenges and Actions

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Learning in Public Challenges and Actions – guest post by Annie Hernandez. Could it be shared in whole or part with your public?

5 Options for Low-cost Event Publicity

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are some ideas for low-cost event publicity - as requested in our blog reader survey. Associations event management event registration events membership nonprofit non-profit nptech public relations publicityread more ).

George Hara: Public Interest Venture Capitalist

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Public Interest Capitalism is his personal brand of social change. BRAC can use its tax-exempt dividends to fund public service projects related to bracNet’s wireless internet connectivity (or for other public purposes, as it decides). George is a financial mastermind with one foot in Asia and the other in California.

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Public Service, Advocacy, and Institutional Transformation

Museum 2.0

Yesterday, I had lunch with Monica Martinez, the ED of Homeless Services for Santa Cruz county. These museums work differently.

What is the scaffolding for learning in public?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What do you think the scaffolds should be for learning in public as a field or network? Flickr Photo by Gary Hayes.

What Nonprofits Can Learn from Public Radio about Storytelling

NTEN

If nonprofits want to learn how to create content that both engages audiences and creates devoted supporters, we need look no further than the gold standard offered each day by public radio. Will Coley. Producer/Founder. Aquifer Media. We're in the middle of a renaissance of digital audio online and via mobile technology.

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From Owning the Publication to Owning the Idea

SocialFish

What is left of “newspapers” and the “print” media when you take away the printed paper? ————– ( photo credit ).

Interview with Rob Wu & Public Launch of CauseVox

Amy Sample Ward

I’m not sure if you caught the news today but CauseVox has launched their public beta! Interview: Rob Wu, CauseVox Founder. News Feed.

How to Be a Better Presenter, Even on the Fly

Connection Cafe

I can never understand how or why that became the prevailing advice for giving public speeches. So how do you do that? No, don’t.

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Ask a Nonprofit Specialist: Legal protection of control within public charities

ASU Lodestar Center

Long answer: Public charities are an IRS designation of organizations that are organized and operated for exempt purposes. posted by.

New Microsoft Cloud Offerings for Nonprofits to Serve the Public Good

Tech Soup Blog

Microsoft has just announced the following. Expanding Nonprofit Donations to Microsoft Cloud Services. How Can Cloud Services Help Your Nonprofit?

Introducing Abbott Square: A Multi-Part Series on the MAH's Expansion into Creative Public Space

Museum 2.0

We're gutting an adjacent office building to host a new public market with five mini-restaurants and two bars. No new classrooms.

What Nonprofits Can Learn from Public Radio about Storytelling

NTEN

If nonprofits want to learn how to create content that both engages audiences and creates devoted supporters, we need look no further than the gold standard offered each day by public radio. Will Coley. Producer/Founder. Aquifer Media. We're in the middle of a renaissance of digital audio online and via mobile technology.

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Big Data and Big Benefits for YOU!

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Fundraising #bigdata American Public Gardens Association Analytics big data trendsBut is it just another buzzword?

Prospect Research for Public Radio Stations

Donor Search

… Annual Giving Conducting Prospect Research Implementing Prospect Research Public Radio Stations UncategorizedIt survived. It survived.

Bridge Building or Trust Busting: A Warts-and-All Reflection on “Learning in Public”?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

All evaluation data was posted on a public wiki. Some of the findings about Learning in Public? Flickr Photo by AnEye4Pictures.

3 Ways to Use Social Media in Your Next Fundraising Campaign (and free ebook!)

Amy Sample Ward

Share the spotlight: Social media is an easy tool to use to say thank you to supporters and donors in public. Well, sure – it does happen.

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Is a Culture of Learning Required To Learn in Public?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Learning in public requires program staff to feel safe – not necessarily comfortable, but safe. Flickr Photo by Zen. Guest Post

2015 publications

AFP Blog

2015 publications : "Giving a Bit(coin) - Cryptocurrency and philanthropy New online currencies such as Bitcoin could be the answer to charities becoming more transparent over how they spend donations." 'via via Blog this

San Francisco Public Radio Maps Listeners’ Earthquake Readiness

Mobile Commons

Public radio station KALW is using Mobile Commons technology to find out more about how prepared its listeners are. It’s been many years since an earthquake of devastating proportions hit the Bay Area, but that doesn’t stop people thinking about what to do if (when?) another one strikes. All Posts

Adventures in Artist-Driven Public Engagement: Machine Project at the Hammer Museum

Museum 2.0

What happens when a formal art museum invites a group of collaborative, participatory artists to be in residence for a year? Mark: Right. Mark: Right.

Nominations open for the 2014 Antonio Pizzigati Prize for Software in the Public Interest

NTEN

About The Pizzigati Prize The Antonio Pizzigati Prize for Software in the Public Interest annually awards a $10,000 cash grant to one individual who has created or led an effort to create an open source software product of significant value to the nonprofit sector and movements for social change.

Introducing Abbott Square Part 2: Why We're Expanding in Public Space - and Why You Should Consider It Too

Museum 2.0

We don’t have a town square in Santa Cruz, and people feel the acute lack of creative public space. We want to break out. Hopefully.

NTEN Announces Launch of New Publication for Nonprofit Leaders (and It's Free!)

NTEN

You already know that technology can help you and your organization create the change you want to see in the world.

#SocialCongress – Perceptions and Use of Social Media on Capitol Hill

Connection Cafe

What actually works in terms of influencing public policy? Respondents included communications directors and legislative directors in the House and Senate—the very people who review content posted on social media and decide how to integrate it into public policy actions. Don’t get dazzled by the 127 different social media platforms.