Note from Beth: As part of my work at the Packard Foundation, I’ve had the honor of designing and facilitating a “networked capacity building project” for a cluster of grantees, state-based groups, to be more effective in engaging their networks toward covering uninsured children.
I’m at the New Jersey Shore for the Thanksgiving holiday. My hometown got hit pretty hard, but we’re counting our blessings that my family’s house is still standing and able to enjoy this Thanksgiving with family.
If you haven’t donated to Hurricane Sandy Relief, please consider making a contribution. … Read More
Note from Beth: My colleague, John Weeks, is an expat nonprofit techie living and working in Cambodia. We first connected back in 2004 when I started my first blog on Cambodia and was covering the Cambodian Blogosphere for Global Voices. When I was in Cambodia last summer, John hosted a blogger’s meet up.
The Story of Stuff Project made this video to inspire more people to choose family over frenzy the day after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday. I’m spending the day with family in Atlantic City, NJ. Please join me in signing the pledge on the site to confirm that you’ll spend that day investing in community and family, rather than stuff. … Read More