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Unlocking the Potential of Peer Learning

Note from Beth: Much of my work as Visiting Scholar at the Packard Foundation this year falls into areas:  networked nonprofit practice and training design.      As such,  I’m facilitating many peer groups and always looking at how leverage peer learning.     My colleagues at Monitor have taken a deep dive into the question of designing peer learning with impact.    

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E-Mediat: Reflections from the Conference in Fez, Morocco

After facilitating the two-day  E-mediat Networking Conference, “New Media for the Networked NGO” in Jordan at the Dead Sea last week,  I flew 2,000 miles west to Fez, Morocco to facilitate and keynote a second two-day conference for NGOs from Tunisia and Morocco that had successfully completed the e-mediat program in their countries, Morocco and Tunsia.  … Read More

Using Twitter to Build Support Among Latinos for the Affordable Care Act

Guest post by Elisa Batista, MomsRising.org

As a social media specialist at MomsRising.org and a Latina who has published a blog for seven years, has two Facebook pages, a Twitter account, a LinkedIn page and now a newly opened Pinterest account, easily the biggest misconception I have encountered is that Latinos are not online.… Read More

E-Mediat Networking Conference at the Dead Sea, Jordan

I’m here at the Dead Sea in Jordan where I delivered the key note for the E-mediat Networking Conference, “New Media for the Networked NGO.”     The conference marked the end of an 18-month capacity building program that trained more than 220 NGOs in Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia on how to use social media effectively to advance civil society.… Read More

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

Note from Beth: I’m in Jordan and Morocco this week for the culmination of the E-Mediat program,  a dynamic technology training and capacity building program developed to help grassroots organizations around the world use digital technology to tell their stories, build membership and support, and connect to their community of peers around the world.

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