Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 133

Connected Citizens Report: The Power, Peril, and Potential of Networks

Networks

Knight Foundation and Monitor Institute published a new report called “Connected Citizens” that looks at the impact of networks on communities, and asks, what do these emerging networks mean for community change? And, how can funders leverage them for good?  … Read More

Twitter Community Organizing Rules for Non Profits

Guest Post

Note from Beth: I love when I discovered folks who are community organizers and successfully transfer what they know about community organizing offline to the online world.   Robin shared some of her thoughts in the comments of a recent blog post, and I invited to share her community organizing rules for Twitter. 

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Social Media Policy Best Practices: Trust Is Cheaper Than Control

Organizational Culture

In my book, the Networked Nonprofit, we devoted an entire chapter to creating a social culture, including the development of a social media policy.   On my Facebook page,  I asked folks what the best practices were for creating a policy.  … Read More

Reflections: Center for Health Leadership Social Media Workshop

Capacity, Training Design

The Networked Health Organization

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I was honored to be included as one of the instructors for the  Center for Health Leadership (CHL) at UC Berkeley 21st Century New Media Training Series, designed for health professionals to learn how to strategically use new media for public health practice and health care.     … Read More

How can funders catalyze and support networks? Join the conversation #netfunders on April 5-6th

Networks

Over the past 18 months, I’ve been participating in The Network of Networked Funders, a community of practice for grantmakers facilitated by the Monitor Institute.  These grantmakers are supporting and working through networks to pool their learning and increase the impact of their respective grantmaking practices. … Read More