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Getting real regarding "San Francisco Values"

February 14, 2012

Okay, I've lived in SF for a long time, not far from twenty years. Have gotten tired of hearing outsiders talk "San Francisco values" without having a clue. Here's my take, getting to the gist of things in all my simplemindedness. After observing real behavior, I'd say the real SF values can be simplified as:… Read more »

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Veteran & Military Resource Fair in San Francisco

February 14, 2012

(from the fair organizers /Craig) On March 2, 2012, our community will demonstrate its commitment to our service members, veterans and their families. Held at the S.F. Veterans War Memorial Building (across from City Hall), the day-long event will address their needs. On-site will be a Job Fair, Town Hall/ Collaborative, Veterans Art Show, workshops… Read more »

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Chronicle of Philanthropy highlights our work with Donors Choose

January 10, 2012

Hey there – last week I posted about craigconnects' mention in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, but didn't realize I missed a few: This article links to a video clip where I talk with Donors Choose: One Charity’s Board Adds Up to an Internet Brain Trust   I explain that, "Donors Choose is about getting teachers… Read more »

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Fact-checking the fog of war

January 10, 2012

Guest post by Benjamin Davies Fact: War is complicated. But knowing where armed actors are and in what number is about more than what army has what weapons – that information can also alert at risk civilians to impending attacks and pressure policy makers to protect them. Access to that information has almost always been… Read more »

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Is email going out with 2011?

January 6, 2012

Here's the deal, folks: I just counted, and over the course of 2011, I received around 162,000 emails and sent about 34,000. This is an impressive decrease from the previous years where I had a constant number around 200,000 coming in and 50,000 going out. If I were to guess, I'd say that I've sent… Read more »

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There’s room in Cyberspace for us all

November 15, 2011

Hey folks, I recently donated some web gear to The Women's Building in San Francisco to help out with their free computer lab. Not everyone has the means to use technology, and I think that it's important that it's as accessible as possible. Here's what Tatjana, Development Director of The Women's Building, had to say… Read more »

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