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My (co) article on TechSoup about Second Life and Nonprofits!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Technorati Tags: secondlife It's called: Change the World by Working in a Virtual One. Susan Tenby and I were co-authors (our real life and avatar photos above). We interviewed three nonprofit trailblazers -- Dave Pentecost (also known as avatar "Usu Ventura"), Barry Joseph ("Globalkids Bixby"), and Evonne Heyning ("In Kenzo") -- all from youth organizations doing projects in Second Life and pictured below!

Recap: Social Media for Social Impact

Forum One

Susan Tenby explained how TechSoup helped non-profits establish a presence in SecondLife , demonstrating how the virtual world can be used to disseminate information and also act as a venue for people to meet. " campaign or SecondLife users' ability to instant-message, group chat, voice chat, and/or video chat while immersed in a virtual environment. In SecondLife, Tenby described time as currency.

Games for Change: June 11-12th

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm on a panel with Susan Tenby of TechSoup and Evonne Heyning from Amoration Studios about Nonprofits in Secondlife. Last year, I attended the Games for Change Conference and lived blogged it. here's my blog posts ) So, I'm delighted to post this announcement for this year's Games for Change - and guess what? For this panel, I'm contributing a community wiki about the topic here.

First Thoughts on Second Life

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NetCentric Advocacy: When Campaign 2.0 Met Citizen 2.0: A Confusing Love Story | NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network

Network-Centric Advocacy

Our campaigns must be aware that people can and do self-organize outside walled gardens our campaigns try to build from Obama and Harry Potter Alliance on myspace, to alumni associations on linked-in, to Hillarys Campaign headquarters in Secondlife. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

Second Life and Communities of Practice Group Action Learning Project

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Secondlife seems to me to lend itself much more to the environment end of the spectrum. Shirley Williams ponders the Communities of Practice Online Collaboration Exercise "The best way for doubters to control a questionable new technology is to embrace it, lest it remain wholly in the hands of enthusiasts who think there is nothing questionable about it." " Quote from Stewart Brand from this Worldchanging Article. There is something about stewardship in that quote, I think.

NpTech Summary: VTvigils Online, Netsquared Announces 21 Featured Projects, and Happiness Hacking

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There is much much commentary and grieving taking place online as well as a memorial in SecondLife , and an article in Wikipedia. VTVigils VT Vigils VTvigils.org is a project of a diverse group of national campaigns and organizations not affiliated with Virginia Tech. They are calling on Americans nationwide to gather and hold silent, candlelight vigils to mourn those lost, reminiscent of the vigils after 9/11. The site was developed by Democracy in Action.

nfp 2.0 » What does Second Life success look like for non-profits?

Rebooting Charity

Taran Rampersad (Nobody Fugazi) Says: December 22nd, 2006 at 7:26 am One of the key problems I find with NGOs in SecondLife is that they sort of exist… in a vacuum. Skip navigation Recent Posts Natural blog cycle Buzz Director: the spacewalk metaphor Group fundraising primer When pictures speak a thousand words Another shout for a Netsquared Europe Communicating the soul of your non-profit My Fundraising 2.0

Nonprofits and Second Life and Other Games

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Technorati Tags: second_life , sl , secondlifeSusan Tenby from TechSoup demos the virtual TechSoup Office during the Netsquared Conference while Ruby Sinreich and Deborah Finn (Cyber-Yenta) blogged about it. Blogger Wagner James Au who reports on Second Life is seated next to Susan.) The TechSoup Virtual Office at Second Life take by Jeska Linden. At least once a month, I jump down rabbit holes.