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How Two Neighbors Shared Much More Than Wifi And Helped An International Community

May 22, 2017

Craig Newmark and Organic Health Response come full circle 8 years later After a chance meeting at a San Francisco coffee shop eight years ago, the founder of craigslist took a chance on a dreamer with a big idea. That dream was Organic Health Response, a nonprofit that now helps thousands of underserved people in… Read more »

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Avoiding Inequity By Giving Youth A Voice

May 8, 2017

All youth deserve to have a voice on issues that matter to them. Unfortunately, research continues to show that this ideal is not achieved for millions of young people. CIRCLE is committed to helping organizations and governments use research and data to improve civic life and close gaps in opportunities for civic engagement. In a… Read more »

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TruthBuzz: The Viral Fact-Checking Contest

May 3, 2017

Folks, the global TruthBuzz challenge aims to invent new ways to help verified facts reach the widest possible audience. This is being hosted by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ). TruthBuzz wants your creative solutions for taking fact-checking beyond long-form explanations and bullet points. The Craig Newmark Foundation has teamed up to support 'em and… Read more »

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RAD CAMPAIGN- Diversity Workplace

5 Ways Tech Leaders Can Encourage a More Diverse Workplace

March 17, 2017

Folks, it’s no secret that Silicon Valley has a diversity problem. I’ve been vocal about the subject of supporting women in tech in the past and actively participate in initiatives like the Women Startup Challenge that aim to provide more funding and bridge the gap for women-led startups. There has been a push in recent… Read more »

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How Rescuing Food Combats Waste and Hunger Nationwide

March 15, 2017

Folks, access to healthy food and clean water is a basic fundamental right. DC Central Kitchen is working to address issues of hunger in Washington, DC, as well as nationwide through The Campus Kitchens Project, the leading national nonprofit empowering students to fight hunger and food waste. The Campus Kitchens Project hosted their "Raise the… Read more »

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22nd Anniversary of craigslist

March 3, 2017

After 22 years of craigslist, 3 observations: You know most of what I'd say, so I'll focus on three things, just to get to the point. (I'm overly committed to brevity.) – Listen to regular people in the community, then to the extent possible, get out of the way.  I'd like to delegate myself into uselessness. (That… Read more »

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