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Great reads from around the web on August 24th

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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 August 24th). You can join the conversations in the comments, or click through to the original posts to find what others are saying.

August 24, 2012 2 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

A Recipe for Social Good Magic from Twive and Receive

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I’m really excited to share this guest post today from Ifdy Perez about the Twive and Receive campaign going on right now: Today’s a special day for nonprofits. It started at midnight on the Pacific, when over 200 nonprofits flipped the switch and started racing to see which of them will be one of the […]

June 14, 2012 3 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

Observations and Reflections on #TakeBackThePink

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On January 31st, the social web erupted with status updates, images, and more in response to the Associated Press report that the Susan G. Komen Foundation had decided to de-fund breast health screenings at Planned Parenthood affiliates. Long-time supporters of both Komen and Planned Parenthood jumped into action. Many Komen supporters expressed anger that an organization positioned to […]

February 14, 2012 8 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

Can love change the world? I hope so!

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I have talked many times before about the way we as nonprofit organizations and changemakers set our goals. (If we focus our work on feeding the hungry, for example, do we actually create a system in which we rely on people needing our services? What would happen, instead, if organizations focused on eliminating hunger?) Going […]

May 3, 2011 9 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

Great reads from around the web on May 3rd

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 May 3rd). You can join the conversations in the comments, or click through to the original posts to find what others are saying.

May 3, 2011 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

$100,000 in Three Days: An Interview about #TeamAutism

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Earlier this month, Samsung Hope for Children, the national philanthropic initiative of the world’s technology leader, and the Dan Marino Foundation launched a new social action campaign, “Team Up for Autism,” in conjunction with the first annual WalkAbout for Autism organized by the former NFL quarterback’s foundation. The initiative set about to help raise awareness […]

February 11, 2011 5 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

Blog for water and get to Africa

Changents is hosting a contest with P&G Give Health calling for bloggers to share why they are clean water Change Agents. What’s in it for bloggers? A few great things: winner joins a P&G Children’s Safe Drinking Water Program expedition possibility to win $15,000 for your favorite charity that’s working in the front lines of […]

August 6, 2010 0 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

Beth’s Surprise Party: A Case Study in Crowdsourced Action

Yesterday was a very exciting day: we threw a surprise party for Beth Kanter online!  It was a bit of fun mixed with experiment, and I think it was really successful.  Here are some reflections about how we used crowdsourcing techniques for a very fast-moving campaign and lessons learned that may apply to your work. […]

January 12, 2010 18 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…

Join the surprise party for Beth Kanter!

Happy Birthday! Today we are throwing an online surprise birthday party for Beth Kanter, and you’re invited! In her birthday wish post, Beth announces that she’s trying to send 53 Cambodian children to school by raising $530.  Last week, Stacy Monk and I were chatting and thought that our community could help smash that goal […]

January 11, 2010 23 comments CONTINUE READING THIS ARTICLE…