FOSS | NGO | social movements | activism By Natasha Primo: Edition Editor
Information and communication have for a long time been vital aspects of NGO and social movement work. Campaigns to change the behaviour of governments or businesses, to bring in new laws or throw out old ones, to defend human rights or make social change, have always been about the circulation of ideas that move people to action. Social change groups have always employed a range of technologies to assist them in their work. Whether it’s the printing press, telephones, faxes or websites, effective organisations have harnessed the tools of the day to enhance their reach and capabilities.
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Before Nick Wierzba and his wife moved to her home state of Michigan in mid-March, he spent seven years at Napa Valley Bike Tours leading thousands of people on treks through California’s wine country — without a path specifically for bicycles.
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Checking Fees Soar Despite 2011 Consumer BacklashThe Nonprofit QuarterlyTrumping Donors’ Interest in Anonymity: The Public’s Right to Know.
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At BELL, we recognize that our ability to measure performance has a direct impact on our scholars, our educators, our programs, and ultimately, our organizational sustainability. The ability to illustrate how and why programs …
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AdvisorOne5 Strategies for Nonprofits to Influence WashingtonAdvisorOneThe philanthropic and nonprofit sector is likely to come under close scrutiny in the next Congress through tax reform, in an environment that makes it hard for nonprofits to get…
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Internal policies can help nonprofits prevent theftKearney HubAnn Hindery, CEO of the Nonprofit Association of the Midlands in Omaha, said every nonprofit organization should have succession and crisis communication plans in place should it ever…
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Utah Sees 38% Decline In Nonprofits Since 2009: ReportHuffington PostA recent study released by the Community Foundation of Utah found that the number of nonprofits in the Beehive State dropped to 3,568 registered charities in the past three years,…
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