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Are you a giver, taker, or matcher?

Points of Light annual Conference on Volunteering and Service kicks off today.  Best Selling Author Adam Grant, “Give and Take” will be doing a big session called “It’s About Science! Unpacking the Relationship Between Volunteering, the Brain and the Body” on June 20th.  … Read More

Reflections and Notes from Personal Democracy Forum 2013

Note from Beth: If I could wave a magic wand, and ask for a wish related to my work to come true, it would be this:  I’d like to spend a year to attend conferences where I don’t know a lot of the content or people and learn and network and blog about the experience.  

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Let’s Help AmeriCorps Alums Use Their Experience to Keep Giving Back


Note from Beth:
I am looking forward to the NCVS Conference.  I will be doing  a panel on using social media as part of volunteer recruitment and looking forward to hearing author Adam Grant talk about the ideas in his book, Give and Take.    

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#13ntc Nonprofit Technology Conference: Plenary Session on Failing Informatively

The 2013 Nonprofit Technology Conference takes place in Minneapolis next week.  It is the largest gathering of people who work in the nonprofit sector and technology.   This conference will be my 13th one – and every year it is a like a family reunion.    … Read More

Nonprofit Focused Workshops at SXSW Interactive Festival: Join Us!

The annual SXSW Interactive Festival is a geek home coming for those who work on the web, social media, and gaming.  For the last few years, there has been a good nonprofit presence and this year is no exception!

This year SXSW is offering something new: workshops on a wide range of topics from some of the top people in their industry.  … Read More