Building the World You Want: 6 Nonprofit Campaigns to Consider on International Day of Charity

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Consider this fact: unless the world tackles inequity today, 167 million children will live in extreme poverty by 2030. While very alarming, this statistic and many others like it aren’t necessarily in the forefront of our minds. Enter, International Day of Charity.

How to Influence the Conversation Around Your Next Campaign

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For example, United to End Genocide (UEG) used social listening to inform their decision on when to ramp up their campaign efforts in Yemen last year. You’re not paranoid. People are talking about you. But it’s all good.

Silicon Valley Human Rights Conference

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

This morning we saw live video of democracy protesters in Yemen who have been following the discussions via streaming video. Maria Al-Masani, founder of the Yemen Rights Monitor human rights group, told conference participants how her fellow activists have effectively used common applications to circumvent censorship. This blog first appeared in the Huffington Post. This week marked a first-ever gathering of human rights activists with Silicon Valley technology developers.

New Guide: How To Engage Your Supporters with Social Listening

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United to End Genocide (UEG), a group with only four staff members, was paying attention to the conflict in Yemen last year. When more and more people began mentioning Yemen online, their trending terms chart in Attentive.ly

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E-Mediat: Social Media Capacity Building for NGOs in the Arab World

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Flickr Photo by SMEX Beirut.

E-Mediat: Day 2 – The Networked NGO in the Arab World

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The Morocco Team discussed how Youth Without Borders is a networked network and the Yemen Team pointed out how the Youth Leadership Development Foundation is one as well. Lina Aleryani , Team Leader from Yemen, offered this reflection on her workshop blog during “laptop time.&#.

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What can you learn by visualizing your Twitter network?

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The first day of training is this Sunday and we’ll be covering networked approaches for NGOs and social media trainers. The participants include in-country teams from six different countries: Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen.

The Power of Our Collective Professional Networks and Transdisciplinarity Learning

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What’s Your Calling?

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At SXSW and facilitating a panel called A Global Discussion About Networked Nonprofits and Free Agents , I introduced myself with this photo of me and Lena, the master trainer from Yemen for the E-Mediat Project. Flickr Photo by SMEXbeirut.

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Data Digest: Open Data for Africa Platform, Silent Data Revolution in MENA and Data Strategies

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A July 2012 approved decree by the Central Statistical Organization of Yemen now allows full access to its data to the public and Morocco has started to provide various organizations access to data based on bilateral agreements.

E-Mediat: Networked Capacity Building in the Middle East

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The goal is to train over 150-250 NGOs in Jordan, Lebanon, Yemen, Morocco, and other countries and help them put social media skills into practice. The E-Mediat Implementation Partners at SF Planning Meeting.

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E-Mediat Day 3: Digital Activism

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The Yemen Team has some additional reflections on their workshop blog. Mary Joyce leads a session on digital activism using the Story of Electronics. Beirut Diary: I’m in Beirut for the week as part of The E-Mediat project , a capacity building project that leverages a networked approach.

Meeting the Geeks of Arabia at N2Vlabs Talks in Amman, Jordan

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E-Mediat is working with more than 220 NGOs in Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, and Yemen. Rami Al-Karmi, N2V Lab.

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E-Mediat Day 1: A Networked Mindset To Capacity Building

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In the morning, we did a team building exercise to better understand the network core, the in-country teams from Yemen, Morocco, Lebanon, Tunisia, and Jordan. Photo by @sdarine.

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