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Some Social Media Capacity Building Inspiration from MLK

Today is the  25th anniversary of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday, to celebrate his work  and legacy.   One of the most powerful and lasting ideas was his belief in strengthening communities and empowering individuals.  His vision helped him achieve a great many goals and he has inspired many generations of Americans.… Read More

The Networked NGO: Translating the Networked Nonprofit and 1-11-11 Club

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This year my birthday (Jan. 11) was very special indeed and not only because the date had all ones: 1-11-11. But, I’ll get to birthday fun in a minute.

I spent my part of my birthday giving a presentation at the Packard Foundation Program Forum on translating the Networked Nonprofit into the Networked NGO. … Read More

Why Should Nonprofits Choose Abundance (and Breathe)

Is that a Zen graffiti artist?   Did he run out of paint before spraying the letter “e”?    Who knows, but if nonprofits embrace abundance, wouldn’t it give them more time to breathe?   Trying to do everything, a scarcity model,  is such an exhausting way to work.… Read More

A First Look at Jumo

Note from Beth: The long anticipated social network site for social change, Jumo,  launched.   Here’s the article from today’s New York Times.   Many of us have been up early playing with  Jumo, setting up our individual profiles and finding issues and organizations or setting up profiles for organizations.  

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TechSoup Global: A Tale of Two Dramatically Different Networks and Their Development

Last week, I got to BoardSource at 8 am just so I could hear Marnie Webb and Rebecca Masisak, CO-CEOs of TechSoup Global share their lessons learned in developing, weaving, and stewarding two very different types of networks. The presentation is here.… Read More