Beth Kanter's Blog

Facebook Live: A Tool for Parent Mobilization and Engagement in Diverse Communities

Guest Post, Strategy

Note from Beth:  Momsrising continues to forge ahead with innovative and effective ways to use social media for engagement and results. Here’s a guest post that shares how they are using Facebook Live.

Facebook Live: A Tool for Parent Mobilization and Engagement in Diverse Communities Guest Post by Jeannina Perez, Senior Campaign Director
MomsRising.Org / MamásConPoder.Org

MomsRising/MamásConPoder is an online and on-the-ground grassroots organization working with over a millions families and communities to increase family economic security, end discrimination against women and mothers and create a nation where both families and our economy can thrive.… Read More

New Pew Research Report: The Future of Digital Life and Well-Being

Digital Strategy, Research Studies

The Pew Research Center has released a research report called “The Future of Digital Life and Well-Being.”  Pew interviewed technology experts and scholars (including me) about the benefits and drawbacks of our digital lives.  The expert predictions  about the impact of the internet over the next 10 years came in response to questions asked by Pew Research Center and Elon University’s Imagining the Internet Center in an online canvassing conducted between Dec.… Read More

The Age of Automation: How Bots and Artificial Intelligence Help Nonprofits Work Smarter

Bots, Conferences

NYC Event: On Thursday, July 12th, Allison Fine and I will be leading an event at the NYC Tech Club on Bots, AI, and Nonprofits.  If you are in NYC, you are invited to join us!  We will be talking about emerging best practices for using bots and artificial intelligence for nonprofits for fundraising, marketing, program delivery, advocacy, and internal management. 

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Turn Your Stress Into Meaning: A Few Tips

Happy Healthy Nonprofit

I’m hearing from many nonprofit folks that they are feeling the exhaustion from a perpetual cycle of outrage.  Many felt stressed and exhausted back in Nov. 2016, and have been fighting for important causes for 18 months now.  The environment nonprofits find themselves operating in is going to last for awhile.  … Read More

Trainer’s Notebook: The Digital Nonprofit: A Participatory Workshop

Training Design

Last week at the IFC-Asia, I co-designed and facilitated a 90 minute workshop with Marco Kuntze titled “The Digital NGO: The Journey from Paper to Screen.” Jo Wolfe, Aseem Thakur, Gillian Tan, Cherisse Beh, Katie Bengaard, and Toral Cowieson joined our session as small group facilitators.… Read More