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5 Ventures Founded by Women That You Should Check Out

Folks, I am a big supporter of women in tech and nonprofit ventures like the Women Startup Challenge that showcases women-led startups. This is important because women still make up only a quarter of the tech industry workforce.
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Does Your Neighbor Have the Right to Vote? And Other Questions This Election Cycle

Hey, with the election right around the corner, voting's more important than ever, but getting folks to vote is an ongoing effort. It's up to all of us to ensure the integrity of our voting process by getting registered and encouraging everyone who's able to vote.
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From Barriers to Benefits: Impact of Community Radio in Western Kenya

Earlier this year, we shared a blog post about overcoming barriers to tech and community radio in Western Kenya. This is a follow up about the impact of community radio on Mfangano Island from the folks at Organic Health Response. . .
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How Culinary Programs Replace Homelessness, Addiction, and Incarceration in DC

It's important that we're giving back to communities in need. And my take is that it's most important for people to put food on the table, and then a roof over that table. To help facilitate this, I supported the DC Central Kitchen.
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Why It's Important to Give Back to Veterans and Milfams Year-Round

Folks, I do some work to support orgs helping out service members, veterans, and their families. I figure it's the least I can do to give back. We recently wrapped up our 4th annual Veterans Charity Challenge.
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Journalism Ethics and the Simple-Minded Nerd

I’m a news consumer, and just want news I can trust. I’m supporting trustworthy journalism via efforts like TheTrustProject.
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New Poll Reveals: Online Harassment's Still A Problem Despite Action Taken By Social Networks

Folks, two years ago, the Craig Newmark Philanthropic Fund, Rad Campaign, and Lincoln Park Strategies polled 1,007 Americans to figure out how much people were harassed online. Recently a comparison poll was conducted to see how things have changed.
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One Nerd’s Take on the Future of Philanthropy

You don’t need to make a killing to make a difference. The current models of big philanthropy focus on accumulating massive wealth, followed by the charitable contribution of a very small percentage of that wealth. I’ve practiced a different model, one that’s focused on a commitment to fairness and doing right by others.
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3 Ways We Can Get More Girls and Women in Tech

Folks, it’s important to support women in tech. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (as reported by TechRepublic), 68% of women enroll in college—compared to 63% of men, and women increasingly outnumber men in college graduation rates. Despite these stats, women still make up only a quarter of the tech industry workforce.
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Funding nonprofit journalism? Be Transparent and Do No Harm

The American Press Institute, who support a vibrant and democratic free press, recently released some really good work on the ethics of funding of nonprofit journalism, with specific recommendations to come.