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What Social Media is Cool with Teens?

NCE Social Media

It seems that teens change their mind as often as we think. Teens want to be able to express themselves but also not do so in front of their parents. A recent story in the NY Times highlights studies that founds teens are more interested in using Twitter this year versus last year. Tools facebook instagram parents teens twitter One day they like something, the next day they don’t. Well it isn’t any different with their choice of social media.

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Helping Youth Find Their Tech Genius: This year with iUrban Teen

NTEN

iUrban Teen. iUrban Teen has been busy this year creating opportunities and environments where youth can find, appreciate, and grow their genius. At the core of the iUrban Teen programs is the desire to create opportunities and environments where youth can find, appreciate, and grow their genius. Community future of tech iUrban Teen Leadership tech leadership Program Sam Rodriguez. Technology Director.

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Teens and Twitter: A Mini Focus Group with Teens

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Yesterday, I had an opportunity to ask about 100 teens attending the Asian Liver Center's Youth Leadership Conference on Asian and Pacific Islander Health this question directly. Earlier this week, I had an opportunity to run the social media strategy game with senior program staff at the Packard Foundation. I used the same fictional organization, the Earth Worm Sustainability Network, as I used in the Network Effectiveness Grantee Convening back in May. .

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Texting Teen Mentees for Better Communication

NTEN

Although kids all carry cell phones and use them constantly, they use them in a different way than adults tend to use them. For 15 years, the small staff of the HOWA Family Center has worked to enrich lives through mentoring for children, families and communities. read more

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Bay Area Teens Share the Love of Coding (Part 1)

Tech Soup Blog

It was recently recognized by the City of San Jose for raising awareness of computer science among teens. On a balmy Californian Saturday afternoon, 14 kids, 8 boys and 6 girls, are figuring out the profit and loss of a lemonade stand. There's no real money involved, nor is it a real lemonade stand. And they're doing this using the programming language Java on their laptops.

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4 Ideas to Keep Teens Engaged in Church

Tech Soup Blog

These are your future primary congregants, and during the troubling teen years, you have a perfect opportunity to show how their religious background will always help lead them in the right direction. Teens are facing new challenges, and need a safe place to work those out. As your younger parishioners begin to approach puberty, you may notice that their interest in Sunday school, mass, and even church activities begins to waver.

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Introducing NowUKnow NY: A Planned Parenthood Campaign to Empower Teens Through Smarter Media

See3

Sometimes, our best work and that of our clients is born from crisis. We’re not talking the “I need this thing and I need it yesterday” kind of crisis. What we’re talking about is a real, human crisis where the health of people and the public is on the line. The sexual health of New […]. Uncategorized It Burns Down There Lisa New York Online Video Parents are Out Planned Parenthood Sexual Health SMS Text Messaging Troy Video Advertising

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Teens 4 Planet Earth Moves to Ning

Allegiance Group

Teens for Planet Earth launched at the beginning of April (ok, I guess that isn’t so recent!) For this client and project, Ning was a perfect choice, offering both the out of the box community features that a teen audience would expect with enough customization to satisfy the needs of the organization. Recently, we relaunched an environmentally focused service learning program for the Wildlife Conservation Society on the Ning community platform.

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U.K. cancer charity fundraiser teen Stephen Sutton dies - National | Globalnews.ca

AFP Blog

cancer charity fundraiser teen Stephen Sutton dies - National | Globalnews.ca : TORONTO – A British teen who raised over $5.86 teen Steven Sutton tops charity goal with ‘final thumbs up’ post A Facebook post written by the 19-year-old’s mother said Sutton passed away peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday morning million (CDN) for charity and inspired people around the world has passed away, his family has announced.

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Technology's Emerging, Enthusiastic Leaders

NTEN

iUrban Teen. iUrban Teen is working with students to spark and fuel the fires of innovation within tomorrow's tech leaders. Without teens staying inspired and graduating, the future does not look so bright; we’d miss out on the great ideas and collaborations they would bring to the world. This is where the iUrban Teen program comes in. iUrban Teen Leadership tech leadership Sam Rodriguez. Technology Director.

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Teens turn from Facebook to fresher social-media sites – USATODAY.com

AFP Blog

Teens turn from Facebook to fresher social-media sites – USATODAY.com : Facebook appears to have competition for teens' attention, and they're drifting to other social-media sites as evidence mounts that the growth of the world's largest social network is slowing

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Deena Pierott to Offer Keynote on Inclusive Technology at #14LCS

NTEN

Today we’re excited to share that Deena Pierott , founder of the White House honored youth program called iUrban Teen Tech , will offer a keynote called Moving from Diversity to Inclusion: Changing landscapes of nonprofit technology. iUrban Teen Tech has an intentional outreach to male youth of color and exposes them to STEM+Arts career opportunities. Change Management Deena Pierott iUrban Teen lcs Leadership leading change summit

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TikTok for Nonprofits: The Beginner’s Guide

Wild Apricot

First launched in 2017 as a short-form video sharing app used mostly by teens, TikTok has exploded in popularity during the COVID-19 pandemic. As people look for entertainment and connection during long periods of lockdown, the hilarity, quirkiness. marketing

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Why Are So Many Participatory Experiences Focused on Teens?

Museum 2.0

Over the past year, I've noticed a strange trend in the calls I receive about upcoming participatory museum projects: the majority of them are being planned for teen audiences. A large number of the collaborative projects of which I'm aware (in which staff partner with community members to co-develop exhibits or programs) are initiated with teens. Why are teens over-represented in participatory projects? Teens are a known (and somewhat controllable) entity.

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Nonprofit Asks Local Teens to Showcase Their Good Deeds - Naperville, IL Patch

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Asks Local Teens to Showcase Their Good Deeds - Naperville, IL Patch: "Giving DuPage is kicking off its first video contest and encouraging teenagers to share their love for volunteerism on camera. Students can submit videos through April 8 explaining why they volunteer, where they volunteer and what they like about it

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Nonprofit Shares Data About Troubled Teens With Researchers - Technology - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Shares Data About Troubled Teens With Researchers - Technology - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : Nonprofit Shares Data About Troubled Teens With Researchers By Nicole Wallace Researchers are gaining access to enormous amounts of data about teenagers who are struggling with depression, bullying, and other problems, thanks to Crisis Text Line, which has been operating for a year

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MontereyHerald.com : - Teen honored for simple idea

AFP Blog

MontereyHerald.com : - Teen honored for simple idea: "Philanthropy is defined in ways that sound as lofty as the word itself. Call it 'deliberative generosity' or 'good will toward fellowmen, expressed through active efforts.' Terrin Eisemann, 17, never heard of the word. But she explains her own talent for it this way: 'I just like to help people.' That plain-spoken definition from the heart.

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Nonprofit Asks Local Teens to Showcase Their Good Deeds - Naperville, IL Patch

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Asks Local Teens to Showcase Their Good Deeds - Naperville, IL Patch: "Giving DuPage is kicking off its first video contest and encouraging teenagers to share their love for volunteerism on camera. Students can submit videos through April 8 explaining why they volunteer, where they volunteer and what they like about it

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Teens for Technology extends service overseas - The Stanford Daily Online

AFP Blog

Teens for Technology extends service overseas - The Stanford Daily Online: "Teens for Technology extends service overseasJanuary 18, 2007By Syed SayeedBy 2009, sophomore Anders Jones will have supplied a computer lab to every Jamaican middle school and high school.EnlargeEnlargeTeens for Technology, the organization founded by sophomore Anders Jones, has supplied approximately 3,000 computers to

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What Do the Reading Habits of Teens Have to Do With Your Donor Acquisition Strategy?

Connection Cafe

So this is where that leaves us : fewer people (at least teens) are reading for pleasure, and we can assume (like adults) that they are seeking information and stimulus elsewhere, probably through a mobile device. By Scott Gilman : Louisville Cardinals, horse racing, nonprofits, music, movies, various rants. Find Scott On Twitter. .

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Designing Your Nonprofit Website To Look the Part: 5 Tips 

Hands on Fundraising

Whether you’re dedicated to providing mental health care to teens in marginalized communities or working to raise awareness about environmental issues, it’s people who care that help you […].

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Co-Creating Exhibits with Teens and Volunteers: The Importance of Criteria

Museum 2.0

This summer, I worked with the Chabot Space & Science Center on a design institute in which eleven teens from their Galaxy Explorers program designed media pieces for an upcoming Smithsonian exhibition on black holes. When we did the final evaluation for the project, one comment from the teens really surprised us: they complained that it felt like we were "hiding" the goals of the project from them in the first of three weeks.

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Utah Pride Center: Unite, Empower, Celebrate

DipJar

Utah Pride is an events-based organization that supports the community through mental health services; programming for youth and families, teens, adults, and seniors; suicide prevention efforts; education and training; and a community space where people can gather and connect.

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Nonprofit Email Fundraising AI Writer (free-for-now)

Whole Whale

Example: “Write a fundraising email for Power Poetry, a safe, creative, free online platform for teens to create poetry. Whole Whale has been building custom OpenAI GPT3 AI writers for our clients that need to create more quality content on their sites and communications.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Forum One

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Forum One

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

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Status of Women Standing Committee invites participation in study on intimate partner and domestic violence

Charity Village

During its study, the committee will: study the causes of intimate partner violence including toxic masculinity, specifically in teen relationships; examine ways to […]. The House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women (the committee) invites the public to submit written briefs for the committee’s study on intimate partner and domestic violence in Canada.

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Mental Health Awareness Month: 10 Nonprofits Advocating For Change

Kindful

Mission: Robbie’s Hope is an uprising of teens to help other teens. Their goal is to cut teen suicide rates in half by 2028. This Mental Health Awareness Month, we’re proud to highlight the innovative and impactful work of these Kindful customers.

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FreshBrain

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

FreshBrain is focused on an important problem - filling the gap in the education that our teens receive, specifically in the area of 21st Century Skills. Their website, freshBrain.org , provides a social networking based platform where teens can innovate, create and share using a variety of technologies. They reached over 270,000 teens last year primarily on the open internet and have the goal to reach 2,000,000 this year.

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Technology's Emerging, Enthusiastic Leaders | NTEN

AFP Blog

Technology''s Emerging, Enthusiastic Leaders | NTEN : his is where the iUrban Teen program comes in. We do this by introducing teens to Science, Technology, Engineering, Math and Art (STEM Arts) related careers. We work to get teens inspired to pursue the knowledge required to bring their ideas to life. While our programs focus on black and brown teenagers, especially those that might be at risk of dropping out of school, we welcome all teens

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11 Responsively Designed Nonprofit Websites to Study and Learn From

Nonprofit Tech for Good

National Campaign to Prevent Teen. With 51% of Facebook’s referral traffic now coming from mobile and more than two-third’s of Twitter users being mobile, many nonprofits are finally starting to come to the realization that their social media campaigns are doomed unless they embrace a mobile-first approach to online communications and fundraising.

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Daily DoGooder: Adoption: The Hamster

See3

Change the world, one video at a time.Adoption: The Hamster | 0:31 Adopt Us Kids To mark National Adoption Month we are highlighting The Adoption Campaign, which aims to significantly increase the awareness of the urgent need for parents to provide loving, permanent homes for children and teens in foster care.

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Amy Potthast, Idealist.org: How I Have Fun and Do Good

Have Fun - Do Good

Johns — my North Portland, Oregon, neighborhood — I've been working this year on a new, all-volunteer mentoring program for local teen parents. Johns Village Project is a moms-and-tots playgroup that brings together teen moms and adult moms, with all our kids. The idea is for the moms to build friendships that outlast the teen parents's teen years. The third guest post in my have fun, do good blogger series is by Amy Potthast.

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7 Tips for Marketing to Gen Z

Whole Whale

DoSomething Strategic conducted a study that showed 67% of teens and young adults have stopped purchasing, or would consider doing so, if a company stood for something or behaved in a way that didn’t align with their values.

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Daily DoGooder: Google Chrome: It Get’s Better

See3

Change the world, one video at a time.Google Chrome: It Gets Better | 1:31 It Get’s Better Project In response to the high numbers of suicides by gay teens, writer Dan Savage started the It Gets Better Project to show young LGBT people the levels of happiness, potential, and positivity their lives

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Providence Public Library: “A Most Democratic Insitution”

DipJar

Ah, public libraries! Are there any more wonderful places? We enjoy every opportunity to speak with library customers, learning how they serve their communities and how DipJar supports those efforts.

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Mattering: The Growing Volunteer Motivator

VQ Strategies

Every volunteer wants to feel valued, whether a senior or teen. The sticky note on the side of my desk reads, “Making a difference is a way to know you matter.” ” Uncharacteristically (and regrettably!),

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5 Social Media Stats That’ll Help Your Nonprofit Understand Audiences

TechImpact

And what’s this I hear about teens leaving Facebook for other social networks, is this true? 76% of Tumblr and 74% of Instagram users are teens. We know our audiences are out there on social media. They’re busy retweeting, posting, sharing, pinning, and blogging on an array of social media websites and platforms across the Internet. Marketers from the nonprofit sector and the for-profit sector alike are attempting to harness the power of social media to connect with these audiences.

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Meet the Team: My Nonprofit Career Journey - Alexandra Pierschalla

Charity Navigator

My volunteer experiences include making sandwiches at a soup kitchen as a teen, sharing petitions for animal rights campaigns, leading beach cleanups, advocating for clean water and, most recently, merging my love for citizen science with art.

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Five Creative (and Smart) Uses of Social Media Icons on Nonprofit Homepages

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Stay Teen :: stayteen.org. While writing Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits , I visited over 500 nonprofit homepages looking primarily for links to their social networking communities. A rough guesstimate would be that less than 30% of those homepages included links or icons to their Facebook Page, Twitter Profile, YouTube Channel, etc.,