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Why I Love @Canva for Nonprofits and Why You Should Too

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I am in Cambodia as part of Tech2Empower, an initiative of Wake. I traveled with a team of Advisers to conduct an interactive “Tech2Empower” workshop for leaders of anti-trafficking and women’s rights NGOs. Advisers contribute their skills and expertise to provide training and mentoring to help amplify the work of anti-trafficking organizations in Cambodia.… Read More

How Two Nonprofits Use Social Media To Help Save Fish – #keepemwet #SaveMarinsCoho

Yvon Chouinard – Founder of Patagonia, flyer fisherman, rock climber, surfer and COHO ACTIVIST!

Posted by Catie Clune on Thursday, September 24, 2015

This weekend, I got to spend some time at a beautiful conference center on Falling Leaf Lake with grassroots environmental organizations at the Tools for Grassroots Activists Conference.  … Read More

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips


As a content curator, I’m not just on the hunt for learning the new or what’s buzzing.    But, a big part of content curation is organizing and presenting your collection.    I don’t always share links as I find them, but because I use content curation to support curriculum development for my training work, I like to share collections that organized so people can take an hour or so and get up to speed on a topic or to use if you are doing a training.… Read More

Can Memes for Good Work for your Nonprofit’s Content Strategy? Not on Facebook!

This “Keep Calm and Shine On” t-shirt is a riff on the popular “Keep Calm and Carry On” meme used by Autism Speaks to help promote the annual World Autism Awareness Day.

The California Coverage and Health Initiative used this variation to promote enrolling in health care coverage as of October 1st.… Read More

Selfies for Good? Or just tapping into a narcissistic trend?

No doubt you’ve taken a “selfie,”  a self-portrait taken with your mobile phone camera and shared on Facebook or other social media channels.   Although selfies have been around for years, they have gained popularity recently. In December 2012, Time magazine noted that selfie was among its the “top 10 buzzwords” of 2012 and in August 2013, the term selfie also made its debut in Oxford Dictionaries Online’s quarterly update where it is defined as “a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website.”

While selfies are easy to do, they can also go horribly wrong.  … Read More