Posts Tagged as ‘non-profits’

b-the change: Make a film about empowering women and get on the front page of YouTube

Have you ever wondered how you can get involved in the filmmaking side of theĀ  work we do to promote women’s rights? Well this month, you can show us your support by becoming a YouTube video volunteer and making a short film about just that! When we told you about this awesome program earlier this [...]

May 11, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Dr. Phil has some advice, use a camera to promote an art nonprofit

We’re a strong believer that the YouTube video volunteers program is frankly, awesome. This month Dr. Phil agrees! He is dedicated to promoting the arts and has signed on to become a celebrity spokesperson for the video volunteers program. How it works: Every month, YouTube calls on users (you!) to put on their creative best [...]

January 12, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Dosomething like learn to make a website at the Social Action Boot Camp in NYC

Do you have a great idea for social change, but need to learn some skills to make it happen? If you have an idea (and are under 25), but need to learn key skills like building a website, grant writing, branding and marketing, pitching to potential donors, online communications, starting your own non-profit, etc., on [...]

October 29, 2009 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , | Comments Off

our daily chirp: Non-profits take the biggest plunge into social media

Check out this insightful post from our immigration ally: @willcoley A recent Dartmouth study has found that 89% of charitable organizations are using some form of social media including Twitter, Facebook, and blogs. Social media is not only important to these organizations because it enables them to promote their respective causes, but it’s also [...]

July 7, 2009 by rachel | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-days: Henry Dunant, Founder of the Red Cross

Today’s Date: May 8. 2009 Claim to Fame: Henry Durant was an influential social activist and founder of the International Red Cross. During a trip in 1859, Dunant was witness to the aftermath of the Battle of Solferino in modern day Italy. He recorded his experiences, along with the idea that a neutral organization should [...]

May 8, 2009 by akshay | Tags: , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment »

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