Bookshare en Puerto Rico

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

I am lucky to be able to contribute this passion to Benetech by providing outreach and membership support in Spanish to the commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Why shouldn’t students in Puerto Rico benefit from our technology and services? Guest blog by Paddy Sullivan Hola!

February 11 Is National 2-1-1 Day!

VisionLink

As of February 2015, 2-1-1 serves over 291 million Americans (93% of the entire population) covering all 50 states plus Washington, DC and Puerto Rico. VisionLink Is Proud To Support 2-1-1s Do you know 2-1-1?

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Bookshare hits 50,000 books!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Just minutes ago I received an email forwarded from our team from a user in Puerto Rico telling us that our response to her rush request for a book had just helped her pass her final exam. Tags: print disabled volunteer books Puerto Rico Bookshare Another exciting milestone has happened with the Bookshare collection.

A Jargon-Free Guide to Low-Profit Limited Liability Companies (L3C)

NonProfit Hub

As of December 2015 , L3Cs are only recognized in 10 states, three tribes and the territory of Puerto Rico, so if you are building your organization in one of the following places, yes you can! So you want to start an organization that benefits a specific cause. Great!

Help Support the Next Generation of Women in Tech

SocialFish

The 35 young women chosen as national winners of the 2011 NCWIT award for aspirations in computing were selected from among more than 2,800 students, representing all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and overseas military bases.

What Should I Do About Junk Hardware Donations?

Tech Soup Blog

and Puerto Rico, so they’re convenient to most locations. It’s the holidays. We love to get donations, but what do you do when they’re junk? Donation Horror Stories on Facebook. A couple weeks ago we posted this on Facebook : “People mean well — they do!

Making Sense of Windows 8 Hardware

Tech Soup Blog

Microsoft itself makes and markets the Surface online and in its new retail stores in the US, Puerto Rico, and Canada.

16 Million 2-1-1 Calls in 2009

VisionLink

2-1-1 Background 2-1-1 is available to over 240 million Americans – approximately 80% of the United States population –covering all or parts of 47 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. From our colleagues at the United Way of America, an update on 2009 Call Volume: 2-1-1 call centers across the country have completed their annual survey of call traffic. In 2009, these calls totaled more than 16 million calls across America.

Win a Trip to the Obama Inauguration with Your Commitment to Change

Have Fun - Do Good

States, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico. How are the first 8 days of your New Year's resolutions going? Do any of them involve serving your neighborhood, your community, or even your nation?

New Software Donations from Autodesk

Tech Soup Blog

Canada, and Puerto Rico that are directly using design to create a better world. In late September at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting in New York, Autodesk launched the Autodesk Technology Impact program. This new philanthropic program will provide software donations to nonprofit organizations in the U.S.,

In Search of Hope: The Global Diaries of Mariane Pearl

Have Fun - Do Good

"[N]ow I have an answer for my son, who lost his father to blind hatred. Yes, there is hope in the world, and it isn't naive or even idealistic. It is real."--Mariane Mariane Pearl, In Search of Hope.

New Intranet for Feeding America | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

They are a network of more than 200 member food banks and food-rescue organizations, serving all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

Book Club Part 3b: Talking Institutional Change with Elaine Gurian

Museum 2.0

In Puerto Rico and Chile, there are museums made out of posters so that kids in parks can come and visit real art—well, it’s not real art, but you’re getting access to Picasso for $5.