August 2016: Crisis Communication

Media vans outside building

Responding to a Mass Shooting

Submitted on Tue, 8/2/2016 - 3:16pm
Decades ago, I started my career at UCC in community relations. The rural campus, tucked in a bend of the scenic North Umpqua River, seemed an unlikely place for such violence. But it had happened, and I was grateful that I could assist.
By Nora Vitz Harrison
UNICEF staffperson using laptop in back of open van

Innovations in Emergencies: Deploying RapidFTR Philippines

Submitted on Thu, 8/4/2016 - 3:32pm
To summarize my experience in one sentence: I am grateful for everything I have in my life, and I feel more human and alive for contributing to software products that serve humanity.
By Sri Prasanna K

Engage Supporters Talking About #YourCrisis

Submitted on Mon, 8/8/2016 - 2:44pm
How do we know who is talking about #OurCrisis or #TheirCrisis? More importantly, how can we engage our most important stakeholders who are active on social media?
By Jeanette Russell
Office board with emergency response

Emergency Management for Nonprofits

Submitted on Fri, 8/12/2016 - 12:05pm
Thinking about disasters is more than just worrying or borrowing trouble—it’s the first step to recovering from them.
By Michael Kubler
a checklist showing a solution avoids a crisis

What to Consider When Writing Your Crisis Plan

Submitted on Tue, 8/16/2016 - 1:08pm
From a major donor landing in legal trouble, to a defection of a top fundraiser, issues could turn into a crisis for a nonprofit.
By Nick Rojas
Threatening and non-threatening behavior

Things We Like (August 2016)

Submitted on Thu, 8/25/2016 - 10:41am
Turtles dressed as hamburgers, measuring user behavior, emoji-inspired images, and more in this month's Things We Like.
By Steph Routh – Content Manager
tweet from @SFBART

When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Real

Submitted on Wed, 8/31/2016 - 12:29pm
When government only gives canned responses or isn’t available, people fill in the gaps with their own prejudices.
By Taylor Huckaby
Hour workshop. Vintage still life with ancient silver pocket watch

Time-Effective Google AdWords Management for Nonprofit Professionals

Submitted on Mon, 9/12/2016 - 2:06pm
Get the most value out of your Google AdWords account with these tips and task lists.
By Mark Hallman