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We Stand With You and Recommit to a Better America

November 9, 2016
We do not address our divisions by hunkering down, talking only to those we know already share our beliefs, and planning for a future time of action. We address our divisions and create stronger ties by listening first, finding shared ground, and recommitting ourselves every day to the belief that we all do want a better America and to create it we all must take action every, single day.
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4 Ways To Save Live Video Broadcasts

October 26, 2016
Human rights organizations and individual activists increasingly rely on live video streaming to raise awareness about injustice. But the downside to live streaming is that there may be no permanent record, which complicates your ability to use the video later in legal proceedings, for awareness campaigns, or calls to action.
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Take Heart: Tips for Building a Supportive Online Community

October 24, 2016
Providing online support in a meaningful and safe way can be difficult, but it is achievable with close monitoring, supervision, and technology.
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Share Your Skills and Help Build the Nonprofit Community

October 20, 2016
Demonstrate your expert nonprofit skills and support the future of your sector by becoming an NTEN trainer.
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Policy, Not Just Programs, Needed To Bridge Digital Divide

October 20, 2016
The digital divide is a multi-faceted issue and calls for a multi-faceted approach. I am interested in moving away from direct programming to policy work that enables us to attack this issue from many different sides.
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Take the Red Pill for Mind-Blowing Social Media Retargeting

October 19, 2016
What if I told you that you could use social media to find the people who visited your website and lure them back with a great offer?
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From Advocate to Evangelist: The Importance of Digital Inclusion

October 18, 2016
Spending a year focused on digital inclusion work was invaluable to needs of my community. I am now a digital inclusion advocate and evangelist.
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Yes, Nonprofits Get Scammed, Too

October 17, 2016
With social engineering, you can’t avoid being a target, but you can avoid being a victim.
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Navigating Naysayers: Managing Difficult Social Media Interactions

October 13, 2016
Social media can feel like an incredibly dark place, but don’t let hate silence you or your organization’s messages that other people need to hear.
A photograph by Michael Matti of the Fremont Troll sculpture in Seattle.

How To Beat the Trolls: Advice from the Front Lines of Comment Moderation

October 12, 2016
Given the challenges of moderating comments, it’s no surprise so many sites consider turning them off. But there are some tools you can use to create a respectful, thriving comment section.