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Following the launch of Oregon Unlimited in March, our contractor Context Partners hit the road to introduce the free online platform/network to Oregonians across the state and to honor those nominated in the I Am Oregon campaign last fall.
It's been a long time since we last talked about Connectipedia. It was 2010, in fact. If you weren't with us for the first version, you might be wondering what Connectipedia is. Well, simply put, it's a wiki for doing good. It's like Wikipedia, but focuses on
Our Communicating for Good gathering was a sold out success. Amy Sample Ward of NTEN and Laura Mansfield of PAGATIM gave marvelous presentations with a lot of content to digest. I felt a wave of enthusiastic passion surge through the room.
Hello from MMT Communication and Learning land. I can’t believe I’ve been at MMT for 9 months and this is my first blog post. Hello world! …and, in a nice symmetry, this post is about another first for me: my first GEO (Grantmakers for Effective Organizations) conference.
This is my first week back in the office after a four-week sabbatical and a two-week vacation. Take a look at the infographic I made to see how it went and read more about the big goals. I'm offering up my reflections and the lessons I learned.
Tomorrow I embark on something I'm so excited about that I simply must share it with you.Earlier this year, MMT began offering long time staff members month-long sabbaticals to provide opportunities to rejuvenate, reflect and pursue life- and/or career-enhancing activities that are not feasible within the demands of our regular work. Those of us who have been here more than seven years are eligible. I've been at MMT for 15 years (!?) and mine starts tomorrow.
I come across a wide variety of fascinating things in my job, increasingly through twitter and other forms of social media. I thought I would share a couple of recent discoveries.The Philanthropic Collaborative (a "nonpartisan organization that brings together foundations, charitites and elected officials to provide information about the positive impact of philanthropic giving") has released several reports you might find interesting.
What we began discussing with nonprofits a number of years ago has reached the tipping point. I'm talking about social/new media, of course. Back in 2007, when we saw this trend rolling forward, we offered a three-part workshop series. Our premise was
I got a slap upside the head this week. But I felt so much better afterward.I don't share much about challenges in my life outside work in this space, I have my own blog for that. But I'm making an exception because something compels me to share this.