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[Reflection] Mashable #sgsGLOBAL: How Do We Get From Collective Conversation To Action To Impact?

I was in NYC over the weekend and Monday to attend and speak at the Mashable Social Good Summit,   a three-day conference featuring discussions and presentations with global social activists, organizations, and new media experts.  Held during UN Week and Clinton Global Initiative,  the speakers and agenda was diverse, interesting, and inspiring.… Read More

Community Organizing and Social Justice Measurement in the Connected Age

Note from Beth: Shonali Burke, who we interviewed in “Measuring the Networked Nonprofit, let me know about an exciting project she is working on with the Center for Community Change that is hosting the 8th Annual Change Champion Awards (in DC) today (Sept.

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Strategic Spontaneity: How the Humane Society Got 21,000 Shares of Campaign Message on Facebook In 48 Hours

It is a nonprofits dream – to have its advocacy campaign messaging go viral on Facebook or social media channels.   And that’s just what happened to the HSUS  Farm Animal Protection campaign,  an effort to call attention to and reduce the suffering of farm animals raised for eggs, meat, pork, and milk.    … Read More

Balance the Spontaneous and Strategic of Social Media: Newsjacking and Obamacare

 

As part of my work at the Packard Foundation this year,  I’m honored to be working on a project called “Friending the Finishline,” a group of children’s health advocates who are working together on a peer learning exchange to discover how to best use Facebook and other social networking tools to advance their work in children’s health.    … Read More

Rwanda and Twitter

I’m headed to Rwanda to participate in a training for the  ACE project, a network of African Women’s Leadership organizations in the Sub-Saharan region.  … Read More