Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 82

Three Reasons Kids Need Digital Literacy and Citizenship Education

Guest Post

Note from Beth: By the time you read this post,  I’ll be in the air enroute to Rwanda for a training project.   As a parent of wired kids, I think teaching digital literacy is very important for parents to do.  Here’s some great advice from my colleagues at CommonSense Media.

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Rwanda and Twitter

Movement Building, Networks

I’m headed to Rwanda to participate in a training for the  ACE project, a network of African Women’s Leadership organizations in the Sub-Saharan region.  … Read More

Book: The Network Weaver Handbook

Books, Networked Nonprofit, Networks

My friend and colleague, June Holley, has written a much anticipated book, The Network Weaver Handbook.  If you are interested in building networks or working as Networked Nonprofit, you need this book right now!

The Network Weaver Handbook is designed to give you skills and resources you need to build effective and innovative networks.  … Read More

The Networked NGO in Pakistan

Capacity, Civil Society 2.0, Movement Building, Networked Nonprofit, Networks, Organizational Culture, Training Design

This year a lot of my work as Visiting Scholar at the David and Lucile Packard Foundation is working with grantees outside of the US.    Last week, I had the pleasure of working with a group of Population and Reproductive Health grantees from Pakistan on a peer learning group called “The Networked NGO,” based on the ideas in my book, The Networked Nonprofit.    … Read More

Attention Data Nerds: The Future is Now: Mobile Strategies for Social Impact

Guest Post, Mobile

Guest Post: The Future is Now: Mobile Strategies for Social Impact
By Laura Efurd, Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer, ZeroDivide

– @lefurd, @zerodivideorg

A Pew report released just last week declared that “the rise of mobile is changing the story” about the digital divide. … Read More