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The Networked NGO in Pakistan

This year a lot of my work as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation is working with grantees outside of the US.    Last week, I had the pleasure of working with a group of Population and Reproductive Health grantees from Pakistan on a peer learning group called “The Networked NGO,” based on the ideas in my book, The Networked Nonprofit.    … Read More

KONY, Networked Nonprofits, and Transparency

On Tuesday, right before the  KONY video exploded on the mainstreams  and went viral online, my 6th grade son came home from school and announced,  ”Did you know that there are more people on Facebook today compared to the number of people on the planet ten years ago?    … Read More

How Generosity Day Is Building A Movement

Generosity Day is an effort to rebrand Valentine’s Day – and make it about love, connection, and well generosity.

We’re rebooting Valentine’s Day as Generosity Day: one day of sharing love with everyone, of being generous to everyone, to see how it feels and to practice saying “Yes.” Let’s make the day about love, action and human connection – because we can do better than smarmy greeting cards, overpriced roses, and stressed-out couples trying to create romantic meals on the fly.

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Komen Kan Kiss My Mammagram, PinActivism, and Newsjacking for a Cause

On Tuesday, the Susan G. Komen Foundation, a leading breast cancer charity,  pulled hundreds of thousands of dollars in breast cancer screening funds from Planned Parenthood.  Each year millions of women are screened for breast cancer at Planned Parenthood, and Susan G.Read More

SOPA Strike: 12 Hour Internet Blackout on Jan. 18th To Call Attention to US Bill That Threatens Open Internet

 

 

United States lawmakers are considering two bills, the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect IP Act (PIPA), that post a  threat to the openness of the web around the Globe.  … Read More