All Blog Posts Tagged 'Social' (68)

Resolutionary Diaries #3

Meet Ilaina Rabbat. Ilaina works for Amani Institute – an organization that prepares Social Change makers around the…

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Added by Janet Lynn Murdock on January 6, 2016 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

An offer to share in publication of a new Theory of Dehumanization, based on a Trailblazing Social Discovery

Friends and Colleagues,

This is an offer of a partnership in publishing, in your language, a manuscript tentatively called in English THE VIRUS OF DEHUMANIZATION: A PSYCHOLOGICAL THEORY OF FANATICISM.  It had been published in Hebrew.

This is not a regular business proposition, because I do not have the means to finance the publication or its translation from my sub-standard English to a publishable language. Rather, I direct this…

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Added by Olek Netzer on November 8, 2015 at 2:11pm — No Comments

The Meta Index of Indices on Global Development, Conflict and Related Fields

In the world today statistics and numbers are an omnipresent part of how research and policy decisions are made, as well how we interpret the world. However, the human capacity to process raw data, particularly in a field in which we are not well versed, is limited. To help the index was created as a way to sort through information in a meaningful manner and also allow users to see how different entities stack up against each…

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Added by Colleen Chiochetti on November 4, 2015 at 3:21pm — 1 Comment

Social Media Strategy Guide

Social Media Strategy Guide

*PCDN is committed to creating and distributing tools to help individuals and organizations maximize their communication efforts. This is an on-going guide that we will update as new resources become available.*

 

In today’s world, having an organizational social media presence is expected. However, before deciding “the twitter” will solve all of your…

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Added by Maria Holsopple on November 3, 2015 at 8:37pm — No Comments

Meetings of Interest

Dear Colleague,

You may be interested to attend and make a presentation in one or all meetings. 

1. Sixth International Meeting on Conflict Management, Peace Economics and Peace Science, July 24-26, 2015, Bangkok. …
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Added by MANAS CHATTERJI on May 29, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Imagine, Design, and 3D Print

The possibilities for 3D printing are endless. While this may scare some of us, the potential for innovationis exactly what excites us here at TechChange! Imagine being able to quickly…

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Added by TechChange on April 27, 2015 at 12:08pm — No Comments

HAITIAN TOURISM PROJECT LEADS TO ENVIRONMENTAL DAMAGE AND COMMUNITY REPRESSION

By Other Worlds and the Solidarity and Resistance Collective for the Population of Île-à-Vache

“Destination Île-à-Vache” is a government-driven tourist project planned for a small island off the northern coast of Haiti, Île-à-Vache. Plans include an international airport, golf courses,1,500 hotel bungalows, agri-tourism, and “tourist villages” which will include…

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Added by Other Worlds on September 15, 2014 at 12:41pm — No Comments

The Global Disability Rights Movement: Winning Power, Participation, and Access

                                An Interview with Diana Samarasan, Disability Rights Fund

                                                               By Beverly Bell





                                                                August 5, 2014

 

Diana Samarasan is founder and director of the…

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Added by Other Worlds on August 5, 2014 at 11:47am — No Comments

Collage-Peace Fellowship Program, Pakistan-Renaissance Association for Social Innovation Pakistan M Ayub Ayubi

"Social Capital is the glue that holds societies together without which there can neither be economic growth nor human well being“.

 
The situation in Pakistan:
Religious, political and ethnic conflicts are by far the main causes of social disorder. Our society is divided along sectarian lines. The media frequently amplify this split with negative topics rather than providing a…
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Added by Renaissance Association Pakistan on June 27, 2014 at 7:30am — No Comments

Localizing peace initiatives through Social Media



Peace deserves a chance and what better than utilizing the potential of social media to expand and usher in networks of peace. Social media by its very nature is interactive, feedback oriented and user-friendly. These very characteristics of social media forums make it attractive to…

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Added by Nidhi Shendurnikar on June 27, 2014 at 4:41am — 1 Comment

Peace without women's rights is not peace: A look at the challenges experienced by women in Afghanistan

 

Women are at the heart of Afghan society they need to be supported and their rights respected  …

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Added by Danielle Bonner on April 23, 2014 at 5:30am — No Comments

How Social Media is Playing an Important Role in Peacebuilding

Who ever thought social media could be an International Peacebuilder?

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Like many I had used social media as tool for keeping in contact with friends, however over the last few years I've come to see its use in a new light and have experienced the great opportunity it provides to create peace in some of the most hostile of locations.

So what is social media? well it can be described as “websites and applications…

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Added by Danielle Bonner on April 16, 2014 at 5:48pm — No Comments

Guide to Peace, Development, Human Rights and Related Networking Sites

If you haven’t noticed, here at the Peace and Collaborative Development Network, we are committed to providing a platform where interested people can connect with each other, share information, and find useful tools for their goals. However, we are obviously not alone. We believe that more networking means more opportunities.



In this guide you will find other social networking sites devoted to promoting peace or social justice in one way or another. Some are very specific and some… Continue

Added by Sigma Chang on April 5, 2014 at 6:12pm — 13 Comments

Three Takeaways in my First Steps as a Social Entrepreneur

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Armand Tossou

This post is written by Armand Tossou, a Fulbright scholar from Benin who is an MBA Candidate in the Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise MBA program at Colorado State University. Armand and his co-founders Yesse, Aaron, and Leana, are starting a social venture that will support rural farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa through increased access to agricultural…

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Added by Dowser on April 4, 2014 at 12:40pm — No Comments

The Big C: changing the way the world lives with cancer

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Ben Thurman

On February 4th, the LIVESTRONG Foundation launched a pioneering initiative to “change the way the world lives with cancer.” The Big C competition is targetting a global community of entrepreneurs and innovators to create financially-sustainable enterprises that improve the daily lives of cancer patients and survivors. The competition will fund 60 total ventures, from…

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Added by Dowser on March 24, 2014 at 7:04am — No Comments

Café Impact: How-To Interview for a Social Justice Career

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Café Impact

There’s nothing all that unnerving about a social justice job interview that a really first-class miracle won’t cure.

In the allotted time you are expected to confidently, but humbly, demonstrate your accomplishments and capabilities. You are probed about your deepest values and considered opinions about intractable social and environmental problems. Your character and personality are dissected. You are expected to explain your 24/7…

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Added by Dowser on February 13, 2014 at 5:11am — No Comments

Café Impact: How-To Snag a Social Justice Job Interview

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Café Impact

Are you a social sector job-seeker? Feeling frozen out of your future change-the-world job? Reluctant to enter the fray? Fear of failure stopping you from a career as a social entrepreneur?

Putting off the miserable process of knocking on doors is understandable. If you are in hiding, napping on the sofa or watching TV reruns, you know it. Enough said about that.

Beyond those diversions, you also might be putting off the…

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Added by Dowser on February 6, 2014 at 3:05pm — No Comments

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