Be the change that you want to see in the world

August 28, 2008 § 4 Comments

Britt Bravo recently started a Ning site for Change Bloggers, and here she asks the question: Are we BEING the change?

By creating blogs and participating in the onling social networking community of folks who are trying to make a difference in the world, does it make a difference? Good question. I think I’ll ponder and post an answer. Care to join the community?

Taking the Plunge

May 27, 2008 § 1 Comment

I have been brewing the idea for this blog for some months now, and the vision is finally becoming clear to me.

There is a burgeoning community of bloggers and nonprofit technology consultants who are creating tools to help build social change movements. Every day there are new resources on the Internet. I am most interested in the tools that leverage information as a catalyst for progress and philanthropy.

In these postings I will share my experience, opinions, and questions about emerging information technology, and what I learn from others in the nonprofit industry. I will write about movements and issues that are near and dear to me, and how my colleagues and I are using information technology to raise awareness and promote philanthropy to support those causes.

I have been researching and dabbling from the sidelines, meeting virtually and in person people whose work I admire. I’ve dipped my toes in, and now I’m taking the plunge with this blog.

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