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Net Neutrality for Networked Nonprofits: Guest Post by Vince Stehle

Note from Beth: Last June at the New York City book party for the Networked Nonprofit,  Stephanie Strom, New York Times, moderated a discussion on the themes in the book.  (Here’s a recording by Mike Johnson).    Vince Stehle asked a great question about how nonprofits might use some of the ideas in the book to engage their networks around Net Neutrality.   

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Surfrider Foundation: The Poster Child for a Networked Nonprofit

I grew up in a small beach town on the South Jersey Shore where I spent summers swimming and building sand castles.   A deep appreciation for the ocean and beach is in my DNA.    My father (photographed above) was a life guard, swimmer, and one of the first to take up surfing in the early 1960’s on our beach.   … Read More

Social Media for Good and Evil, Strong and Weak Ties, Online/Offline,and Orgs and Networks

Malcolm Gladwell’s article “Small Change: Why the revolution will not be tweeted,” brings the slacktivism social media for social good or evilstrong and weak ties, and organizations vs networks debates to a mainstream audience.  He tries to make the point:  “Social change has been happening before the creation of Twitter four years ago”  but disappoints. … Read More

Dilbert’s Social Media Policy and Reflections from Palo Alto Community Fund Workshop

As part of my work as Visiting Scholar for Social Media and Nonprofits  at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation,  I’ve had the pleasure to do a number of workshops in the area.   … Read More

How Networked Nonprofits Use Facebook

View more presentations from Beth Kanter.
Introduction

One of the very first bloggers I started reading and having conversations with about social media was Alan Levine (aka CogDog Blog).     Over the years, we have supported each other’s professional work and personal fundraisers before ever meeting in person.  … Read More