Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 243

Visiting the Smithsonian On Vacation

Engagement

I’m on vacation this week and next!   We’re visiting family at the Jersey Shore, but stopping in DC to take the kids to the Smithsonian and other DC highlights.     You might see a few blog posts or tweets but don’t expect a fast reply via email.    … Read More

How To Make Social Media Experiments Fun!

Experimentation, Tools and Tactics, Training Design

This year my work as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation includes training, coaching, and facilitating peer learning sessions for grantees on using social media effectively, becoming a Networked Nonprofit.    It has been incredible laboratory to put the big ideas in the book in practice.… Read More

Becoming A Networked Nonprofit Workshop: Reflections from Junior Achievement Worldwide

Capacity

Earlier this week I had the opportunity to deliver a half-day training workshop for staff members working at Junior Achievement Offices at their worldwide conference.    This workshop is called “Becoming A Networked Nonprofit:  Using Social Media Strategically.”

The learning objectives:

  • To understand what a Networked Nonprofit is and why it is important to become one in order to implement your social media strategy effectively
  • To understand the basic steps and frameworks for creating a social media strategy that supports a JA Office program or communications goal.
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The Networked Nonprofit Has Arrived In Australia

Networked Nonprofit

I’m so thrilled that the Networked Nonprofit has made it Australia! A few years ago, I had the opportunity to keynote Connecting Up, the national gathering of Nonprofit Techies hosted by Connecting Up. I’m thrilled that they shared a photo of themselves eating tim-tams and their #squirrel mascot!… Read More

August 25 – CitizenGulf’s National Day of Action

Housekeeping

Mark your calendars! Citizen Effect’s CitizenGulf project will become a National Day of Action on August 25th, in alignment with the week of the fifth anniversary of Katrina. The benefit — to be promoted by Gulf Coast Benefit — seeks to help fishing families find a new, more sustainable future by providing education resources for their children. … Read More