Beth Kanter's Blog - Part 82

See You at NTC 2012 in San Francisco Next Week!

Conferences

Next week should be officially be named “Nonprofit Techie Week” in San Francisco!   The centerpiece is NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference which will take place from April 3-5th in San Francisco and is book-ended and surrounded by many educational and social events geared for nonprofits techies.      … Read More

Funding Services AND Advocacy: The Smart Choice for Grantmakers

Conferences

Note from Beth: I hosted a small army of guest bloggers, grantmakers, who attended the  GeoFunders National Conference that took place recently in Seattle.   The GEO community is united by a common drive to challenge the norm in pursuit of better results.

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Using Twitter to Build Support Among Latinos for the Affordable Care Act

Strategy

Guest post by Elisa Batista, MomsRising.org

As a social media specialist at MomsRising.org and a Latina who has published a blog for seven years, has two Facebook pages, a Twitter account, a LinkedIn page and now a newly opened Pinterest account, easily the biggest misconception I have encountered is that Latinos are not online.… Read More

E-Mediat Networking Conference at the Dead Sea, Jordan

E-Mediat

I’m here at the Dead Sea in Jordan where I delivered the key note for the E-mediat Networking Conference, “New Media for the Networked NGO.”     The conference marked the end of an 18-month capacity building program that trained more than 220 NGOs in Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia on how to use social media effectively to advance civil society.… Read More

Meeting the Geeks of Arabia at N2Vlabs Talks in Amman, Jordan

E-Mediat

Rami Al-Karmi, N2V Lab

Note from Beth: I’m in Jordan and Morocco this week for the culmination of the E-Mediat program,  a dynamic technology training and capacity building program developed to help grassroots organizations around the world use digital technology to tell their stories, build membership and support, and connect to their community of peers around the world.

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