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8 Social Good Changemakers to Watch

May 25, 2014

Folks, just figured it was about time to highlight some more social good changemakers who really have their boots on the ground creating real change. These people are disruptors, they're inspirational, and they're the real deal. Jillian York – Follow @jilliancyork Director for International Freedom of Expression at the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Her work is… Read more »

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We're Giving $50k to America's Heroes Right Now

May 22, 2014

Hey, the second annual Veterans Charity Challenge just launched over on CrowdRise at noon EDT. We've expanded the challenge this year to benefit police and fire fighter nonprofits, in addition to veterans and military charities. This year’s Veterans Charity Challenge 2 is a follow-up campaign to last year’s campaign, which raised more than $445,000 for… Read more »

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7 ways to get involved in tech right now

May 17, 2014

The best way to get stuff done is to get involved, and to connect those who already have their boots on the ground. Summer is almost  here, and it's a really good time to get involved. My team and I have compiled a list of ways you can get involved in tech. Ways to get… Read more »

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Tips to Drown out the Twitter Noise

May 14, 2014

Folks, this has become a big issue on Twitter –  how do you get to the real good stuff on your Twitter feed? Where are the tweets from your community? And how do you make an effort to use Twitter most effectively for you and your organization? My team and I compiled a list of… Read more »

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Nonprofit 2.0 Unconference is back for social change

May 6, 2014

Folks, the Nonprofit 2.0 Unconference is back, and I'm keynoting this year alongside Majora Carter, who's the real deal. Nonprofit 2.0 is DC's only Unconference dedicated to the social cause space. Here's some info about the conference according to co-founder, Allyson Kapin, who also happens to be part of the craigconnects team: "Nonprofit 2.0's more… Read more »

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A Transitioning Veteran’s Biggest Challenge

May 2, 2014

While transitioning out of the military, the greatest challenge I faced is one that many Veteran organizations don’t attempt to solve. I wasn’t wounded and I don’t suffer from psychological burdens with PTSD that keep me from chasing success, as these challenges far surpass the ones I’ve experienced. What I’m referring to, something that I… Read more »

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Smart words about journalism from danah boyd

April 30, 2014

    danah's the bravest and most effective writer on matters like keeping kids safe on the Internet, getting the facts out in areas where people tend to make stuff up. Her post on Medium might articulate a lot about journalism, both from a journalism and a news consumer perspective. You can read it here…. Read more »

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5 women bloggers you really need to follow

April 29, 2014

Hey, I don't think women are noted frequently enough for their accomplishments. Women dominate social media and have a huge impact in the blogosphere, but aren't always recognized. My team and I compiled a list of women bloggers who are the real deal. You should follow these folks on Twitter, and check out their blogs…. Read more »

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How your charity can raise $50K+ for Vets and Heroes

April 28, 2014

Hey, we're launching the Veterans Charity Challenge 2 to raise money for good causes. Last year I sponsored the first Veterans Charity Challenge to raise money for nonprofits that support veterans and their families. The challenge was so successful that we decided to host the Veterans Charity Challenge 2 this year, but include more folks… Read more »

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Local-Global Youth Development

April 25, 2014

Folks, the Organic Health Response (OHR) is located on Mfangano Island, Kenya, in the heart of Lake Victoria.  They seek to activate information technology, social solidarity, and environmental sustainability to turn the tide against HIV/AIDS across Lake Victoria. Over the years we've supported OHR’s ICT initiatives, namely a highspeed Internet link from their ICT resource… Read more »

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