All Blog Posts Tagged 'organizing' (8)

GENDER EQUITY FOR RURAL HAITIAN WOMEN: AN INTERVIEW WITH KETTLY ALEXANDRE OF THE PEASANT MOVEMENT OF PAPAY

TAGS - Haiti, social movements, gender, rural issues, women's rights, peasant movements, latin America, community organizing

Interviewed by Beverly Bell, Edited by Jessica Hsu



April 22, 2014

 

The Peasant Movement of Papay (MPP) is one of the largest small-farmer associations in Haiti with 70,000 members, of whom close to half are women. MPP was founded in…

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Added by Deepa Panchang on April 22, 2014 at 4:10pm — No Comments

TechChange's FrontlineSMS Zombie Apocalypse Simulation at Challenge Accepted 2012

Cross-posted from the TechChange Blog

Zombies have started to make their way into the DC Metropolitan Area! Yesterday the TechChange team delivered another FrontlineSMS…

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Added by TechChange on April 23, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Is GroupMe the Next Big Thing for SMS and How Might It Support Social Change?

Perhaps the biggest thing to come out of this years famed South By Southwest Conference (SXSWi) was the GroupMe app. And since there’s basically an app for everything, we need to wonder what is so special about this one. What has captured the attention of tech nerds, and social network junkies all over the US?…



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Added by TechChange on April 11, 2011 at 1:27pm — No Comments

"The Road to Democracy: My Reflection on the Egyptian Revolution" (panel on video stream)

"The Road to Democracy: My Reflection on the Egyptian Revolution"

April 21, 9:00-10:30 AM - webcast event available at http://ncoc.net/EgyptReflections



Listen to perspectives on the Egyptian Revolution from the four Egyptian Atlas Corps Fellows who arrived in DC shortly after this momentous series of events. The discussion, organized by Civic… Continue

Added by Abby Flottemesch on April 8, 2011 at 12:56pm — 1 Comment

SET YOUR ANNUAL GOALS FOR 2011

Erle Frayne D. Argonza





2011 has already started, and it began with an ambience of all-time high optimism across Asian countries. In my beloved country Filipinas, the Hope index measured an incomparable 89%, or that Filipinos are of the predominant hopeful mood that all will be well for their respective lives.



To start the year right, it would be best for each and every one of us to set our goals for the year. On the informal level of the lifeworld, there… Continue

Added by Erle Frayne Argonza on January 18, 2011 at 11:08pm — 1 Comment

Online Communities for International Do-Gooders

Today I discussed the importance of developing a critical consciousness (along side a compassionate consciousness) with someone in the San Francisco Bay area who is supporting a local organization in Malawi.



But how does a person actually go about this, especially someone who may be new to international assistance? As we all know, openness to learning and seeking out advice from others with more experience is vital.



As it just so happens, this week I’ve also been compiling… Continue

Added by Jennifer Lentfer on September 9, 2010 at 6:30pm — 11 Comments

War Resisters League is Seeking to Hire a Great Field Organizer

The Job Description is at http://www.warresisters.org/node/1063. The Deadline for applications is September 7, 2010 (2010-09-07).


It's also pasted below:…


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Added by Sam Diener on August 19, 2010 at 11:39am — No Comments

CAREERS IN SOCIAL JUSTICE AVAILABLE IN COMMUNITY ORGANIZING WITH DART!

Direct Action Research Training (DART) is now accepting applications for the 2008 DART Organizers Institute, the paid, four-month field school for people interested in launching a career in community organizing. Participants will undergo a combined classroom and field training covering such topics as:



· Entering a community

· Identifying and training local leaders

· Strategic planning and issue cutting

· Relationship and… Continue

Added by Sunil Joy on February 26, 2008 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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