Infusing Social Into Social Justice Organizations - Guest Post by Daniel Jae-Won Lee, Executive Director of the Levi Strauss Foundation Time Magazine provocatively named “The Protester” as its 2011 “Person of the Year” for its riveting influence on last year’s social and political events. As courageous citizens connected with each other to express dissent and organize public actions, social media tools spurred activism and social change in unprecedented ways. Chalk up my vote for 2011’s “Best … [Read more...] about Guest Post: Infusing “Social” into Social Justice Organizations
Archives for January 2012
Content Curation for Nonprofits View more presentations from Beth Kanter Here are my slides and curated resources materials for a talk called "What Can Nonprofits Learn from Robin Good, the Best Content Curator on the Planet?" that I will be presenting at the Social Media for Nonprofits. This area, content curation, is a social media competency that I’m focusing in my own learning and teaching. One of the best ways to learn is the study, observe, or interview the experts. That's why I … [Read more...] about What Can Nonprofits Learn from Robin Good, the Best Content Curator on the Planet?
My dream is to see more robust informal peer learning networks in the nonprofit sector. As a trainer, I'm intensely interested in creating learning experiences that integrate or about how to use the technology for nonprofits that engage and inspire people to put the ideas into practice. I've been obsessed with peer learning and self-directed learning models in my own learning and the trainings I design and facilitate. The term Peeragogy came fluttering through my network, like a butterfly, … [Read more...] about Peeragogy: Self Organized Peer Learning in Networks
Remember last September when Facebook announced all those changes to individual profiles, including the timeline? One of the changes was that your friends and fans can do more than “Like” or “Comment” on Facebook. Three new actions were announced at the time, including: Read, Watch, Listen to help people better understand what their friends are doing online. Facebook called it the “Open Graph” and the pr people called "A revolution to the whole meaning of listening to music together … [Read more...] about What Do Facebook's New Timeline Apps Mean for Nonprofits?
This is definitely not a chicken and egg question! A debate in content marketing circles is whether or not you should simply focus on creating original content and forget content curation. Let's be clear as my fellow content curator, Jan Gordon, says: There is no curation without original content. I might qualify this a bit by saying, there is no curation with awesomely addictive social content! And that means creating content - blog posts, tweets, Facebook updates, YouTube Videos - that … [Read more...] about What Comes First, Content Creation or Curation?