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How To Engage More Effectively On Facebook

Hey, as many of you know, I left craigslist management to focus on my philanthropy through the Craig Newmark Philanthropic Fund, where I support veterans, women in tech, voter protection, and other social good initiatives.
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On Dr. Seuss and Why I Should Take Vacations, But Don't

What's "life outside of work"? Okay, I'm exaggerating a bit; friends and coworkers know I love TV, read a lotta books, and spend good time with my misses. And that's important. However, my work, as I define it, consumes me. To be very clear, nothing here is altruistic, rather, it's usefully directed dysfunction.
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How Women Veterans Are Succeeding in Business

Folks, I'm a big supporter of both veterans and small businesses. Recently, I heard some good news regarding women veterans success in business. According to the National Women's Business Council, there are 384,548 veteran women-owned businesses in the United States. This reflects an increase of 296% from 2007.
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How $118K+ Was Raised for the Children of Military Families

Folks, by way of DonorsChoose. org, the Craig Newmark Philanthropic Fund (CNPF) donated $100K specifically to support teachers who are working with kids of military families.
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How to Address Issues Military Families Face in the Civilian World

Folks, I'm a big supporter of Blue Star Families and am on their board. They recently released their annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey, which provides a more complete understanding of the experiences and challenges encountered by military families. Military families are much like their civilian neighbors.
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Give Back to Teachers Supporting Military Families

Folks, the Craig Newmark Philanthropic Fund (CNPF) recently donated $100K to DonorsChoose to fund teachers and classrooms that support milfams. I've got some good news: in less than a week, we've already helped to fund over $50K for military classroom projects.
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$100K to Support Teachers Working in Military Family Classrooms - Can You Help?

Hey, I've said it before and I'll say it again: teachers don't get the support and recognition that they deserve. And, too often, they're taking money from their own paychecks to support their students and their classrooms. I'm excited to announce the launch of the Almost Home Military Family Match in partnership with DonorsChoose.
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How You Can Give $500K Back To Vets With A Hashtag

Hey, I'm a big supporter of veterans, military families, and the orgs that support 'em.
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5 Social Causes I've Taken on Since Leaving craigslist Management in 2000

Folks, I have had no part in craigslist management since 2000, and instead focus my time on philanthropy, and helping out others who are doing good work. I'm frequently asked about the causes I support, so I figured it be helpful to highlight some for you.