Russia rights groups get help from Microsoft

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We've seen this happen in places like Russia. That's why it's heartening to read an article like this in the Christian Science Monitor, Russia rights groups get help from unlikely champion: Microsoft. piracy human rights Patrick Ball intellectual property Microsoft social justice Russia epiracyPatrick Ball and I have often discussed the risks to social justice groups from using unlicensed proprietary software.

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Good Morning from Russia!

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I’m here to teach a class at the NGO Masterschool for Nonprofits this week and will be sharing some with you, my readers, about what fundraising is like in non-communist Russia. Tags: Fundraising in Russia It’s 10:00 am here in Moscow. I’m sure my family is asleep back home (where it’s about 2 am!). I’m thrilled that I’ve successfully navigated the Russian interface here in the hotel lobby to be able to log in and post on my blog!

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9 questions to help you develop an equity mindset

Nonprofit AF

With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the anti-transgender laws in Texas, the “don’t say gay” bill in Florida, the. Hi everyone. Data Race, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

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Canada launches new temporary residence pathway to welcome those fleeing the war in Ukraine

Charity Village

Last month, Russia began a military invasion of Ukraine, launching attacks on several cities. The Government of Canada has issued a call to all employers who wish to support Ukrainians with offers of employment to register these offers on Job Bank’s Jobs for Ukraine webpage.

How You Can Help The People of Ukraine Right Now

Qgiv

American University in Bulgaria created a fund to support students affected by the conflict between Russia and Ukraine. UNICEF is mobilizing to provide humanitarian access to families and children who have suffered the adverse effects of the conflict between Russia and Ukraine.

Quotes For Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite quotes for leaders are: A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit -- Arnold H.

Today's Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite quotes for leaders are: A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit -- Arnold H.

Today's Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite quotes for leaders are: A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit -- Arnold H.

Today's Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite quotes for leaders are: A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit -- Arnold H.

Today's Five Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some of my favorite quotes for leaders are: A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit -- Arnold H.

ATTN NGOs: ?????,??, &.opr Are Now Available

Nonprofit Tech for Good

million people in Russia using Russian Cyrillic as the official alphabet for their national language. Public Interest Registry – the not-for-profit operator of the.org domain – has launched the first registration phase, known as the Sunrise Period (beginning April 22), for three new Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs).

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World Map of Social Media

NCE Social Media

Outside of Russia and most of Asia, Facebook (the blue countries) is now the main player. I recently came across a world map of social media on the Vincos Blog. I really enjoy their post because it shows you the gradual change in social networks in different parts of the world. Only three years ago you can see that there are many different social networks dominating in different countries. As social networks have matured and the weaker networks have faded away, you can see what is left.

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Today's Five Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Glasgow I praise loudly, I blame softly -- Catherine II of Russia Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress -- Mohandas Gandhi A long dispute means that both parties are wrong -- Voltaire The least questioned assumptions are often the most questionable -- Paul Broca These and many more compelling quotes can be found in Susan H.

Funding And Grant Resources For Nonprofits Serving The LGBTQ+ Community

Bloomerang

Areas served: Canada, Central Asia, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Russia, The South Caucasus, Turkey, United States, and Western Europe. Pride Month is a great time to celebrate and reflect on the work activists and nonprofit organizations are doing to support the LGBTQ+ community.

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Guidance for making grants to support Ukraine

Candid

Namely: Russia’s civil society has been under assault for decades. Russia has made it nearly impossible for its nonprofit sector to receive funds from abroad. This piece provides guidance for funders on making grants to support Ukraine.

Today's Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Glasgow I praise loudly, I blame softly -- Catherine II of Russia Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress -- Mohandas Gandhi A long dispute means that both parties are wrong -- Voltaire The least questioned assumptions are often the most questionable -- Paul Broca These and many more compelling quotes can be found in Susan H.

Leadership Quotes That Inspire Me

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Today's Five Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobson

Glasgow I praise loudly, I blame softly -- Catherine II of Russia Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress -- Mohandas Gandhi A long dispute means that both parties are wrong -- Voltaire The least questioned assumptions are often the most questionable -- Paul Broca These and many more compelling quotes can be found in Susan H.

The Buzz at Beaconfire: July 22, 2011

Allegiance Group

Developer Trubnikov: Russia classifies beer as alcoholic. Only in Russia would anything less than 10% be called food. :). One of my favorite, periodic events during the morning commute is when I catch Nina Totenberg’s recap of the previous day’s Supreme Court proceedings. I love how she says each Justice’s name and then their comments. Maybe I just love Nina Totenberg. Regardless, today I offer you my Toten-version of the Buzz at Beaconfire on Russian beer.

5 Leadership Quotes For Today

Eric Jacobson

Glasgow I praise loudly, I blame softly -- Catherine II of Russia Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress -- Mohandas Gandhi A long dispute means that both parties are wrong -- Voltaire The least questioned assumptions are often the most questionable -- Paul Broca These and many more compelling quotes can be found in Susan H.

5 Leadership Quotes For Today

Eric Jacobson

Glasgow I praise loudly, I blame softly -- Catherine II of Russia Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress -- Mohandas Gandhi A long dispute means that both parties are wrong -- Voltaire The least questioned assumptions are often the most questionable -- Paul Broca These and many more compelling quotes can be found in Susan H.

Five Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobson

Glasgow I praise loudly, I blame softly -- Catherine II of Russia Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress -- Mohandas Gandhi A long dispute means that both parties are wrong -- Voltaire The least questioned assumptions are often the most questionable -- Paul Broca These and many more compelling quotes can be found in Susan H.

Send a Successful Annual Appeal: Tips and Strategies

Bloomerang

Take a look at how the International Rescue Committee changed its homepage to call attention to the conflict between Russia and Ukraine and the impact it’s had on people in conflict zones.

Today's Five Quotes For Leaders

Eric Jacobson

Glasgow I praise loudly, I blame softly -- Catherine II of Russia Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress -- Mohandas Gandhi A long dispute means that both parties are wrong -- Voltaire The least questioned assumptions are often the most questionable -- Paul Broca These and many more compelling quotes can be found in Susan H.

Leadership Quotes That Inspire Me

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Today's Five Quotes For Leaders

Eric Jacobson

Glasgow I praise loudly, I blame softly -- Catherine II of Russia Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress -- Mohandas Gandhi A long dispute means that both parties are wrong -- Voltaire The least questioned assumptions are often the most questionable -- Paul Broca These and many more compelling quotes can be found in Susan H.

Five Leadership Quotes For Today

Eric Jacobson

Glasgow I praise loudly, I blame softly -- Catherine II of Russia Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress -- Mohandas Gandhi A long dispute means that both parties are wrong -- Voltaire The least questioned assumptions are often the most questionable -- Paul Broca These and many more compelling quotes can be found in Susan H.

Update: Philanthropy’s response to Ukraine crisis

Candid

Since March 11, when Candid last looked at the global philanthropic response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, human suffering and economic devastation has only increased.

Today's Five Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobson

Glasgow I praise loudly, I blame softly -- Catherine II of Russia Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress -- Mohandas Gandhi A long dispute means that both parties are wrong -- Voltaire The least questioned assumptions are often the most questionable -- Paul Broca These and many more compelling quotes can be found in Susan H.

Today's Five Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobson

Glasgow I praise loudly, I blame softly -- Catherine II of Russia Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress -- Mohandas Gandhi A long dispute means that both parties are wrong -- Voltaire The least questioned assumptions are often the most questionable -- Paul Broca These and many more compelling quotes can be found in Susan H.

Five Leadership Quotes For Today

Eric Jacobson

Glasgow I praise loudly, I blame softly -- Catherine II of Russia Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress -- Mohandas Gandhi A long dispute means that both parties are wrong -- Voltaire The least questioned assumptions are often the most questionable -- Paul Broca These and many more compelling quotes can be found in Susan H.

Arab Publics Turning to Social Networks to Express Political Views | Pew Research Center

AFP Blog

In countries such as Britain, the United States, Russia, the Czech Republic and Spain, about half of all adults now use Facebook and similar websites. Arab Publics Turning to Social Networks to Express Political Views | Pew Research Center : Social networking has spread around the world with remarkable speed. These sites are also popular in many lower-income nations, where, once people have access to the internet, they tend to use it for social networking

Best Airtel prepaid international roaming plans for traveling abroad

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Airtel prepaid international roaming plans cover famous international destinations including the United States, France, Spain, Belgium, Switzerland, Russia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Thailand, and New Zealand. Traveling abroad? We’re sure you have gone through your checklist several times –packing clothes for temperature abroad, booking hotel rooms, planning a detailed tour itinerary, getting your phone ready for overseas travel. Oh did you forget the last one?

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Latest global social, digital, mobile data for ya

AFP Blog

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.

Today's Five Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobson

Glasgow I praise loudly, I blame softly -- Catherine II of Russia Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress -- Mohandas Gandhi A long dispute means that both parties are wrong -- Voltaire The least questioned assumptions are often the most questionable -- Paul Broca These and many more compelling quotes can be found in Susan H.

Today's 5 Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobson

Glasgow I praise loudly, I blame softly -- Catherine II of Russia Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress -- Mohandas Gandhi A long dispute means that both parties are wrong -- Voltaire The least questioned assumptions are often the most questionable -- Paul Broca These and many more compelling quotes can be found in Susan H.

Inspiring Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Leadership Quotes For The Day

Eric Jacobson

Glasgow I priase loudly, I blame softly -- Catherine II of Russia Honest disagreement is often a good sign of progress -- Mohandas Gandhi If you don't know where you are going, any road will take you there -- Lewis Carroll. Some of my favorite quotes for leaders: A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit -- Arnold H.

Inspiring Leadership Quotes

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Great reads from around the web on June 13th

Amy Sample Ward

Norway, and Russia, while most of its gains came in countries in the developing world, including Mexico and India." I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of June 13th). You can join the conversations in the comments, or click through to the original posts to find what others are saying.

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Leadership Quotes That Inspire Me

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Metro4All — Making All Metro Systems Accessible

Tech Soup Blog

So far, Metro4All has apps for 14 cities in Russia and other countries in Europe. It is now a diverse international group with team members in Russia, Belarus, Poland, Germany, and the U.S. Ever since the Independent Living Movement began to emerge in the 1960s to empower people with disabilities, more and more of the world has become accessible. Subways and metro stations remain a problem. Someone in a wheelchair often has no way of knowing what obstacles await — until now.