Usage, news, and discussion surrounding Twitter seem to be everywhere at the moment. I wanted to share several links I think are worth reading to learn more about the Twitter phenomenon and how it might be of actual use in the nonprofit world without becoming...Read More
Saturday, April 18, 2009
How do you say goodbye to people from two continents away, whom you've met only twice in 13 months, whom you may never see again, and who have become more dear to you than many people you have known all your life? It isn’t just the...Read More
WCSB (the student-run radio station of Cleveland State University) is a great place to hear quality, non-corporate radio – much of it featuring music and news connected to Cleveland’s ethnic communities. They have a fantastic, truly eclectic program...Read More
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
Today, the members of the EMY team met with professors at Bosphorus University, one of Istanbul’s premier universities, to share research, learning and our experiences using the arts to work with youth, and engaging in violence...Read More
Earlier this spring, I was asked by our friendly nonprofit association, Ohio Grantmakers Forum, to review a book on nonprofit management for the spring issue of their newsletter.
I used the opportunity to track down the latest publication from the folks at...Read More
Monday, April 13, 2009
A delicate third-grade girl wanted to know if we knew anything about NASA. She wanted to become an astronaut. Her classmate, a vocal young man wearing the blue and white sweater of the school uniform, asked if we knew anything about...Read More
Saturday, April 11, 2009
I’m on my second visit with a group of Cleveland artists to Istanbul, Turkey. Our job is to complete a year-long exchange program that shares how we use the arts to work with at-risk youth. "Engaging Marginalized Youth" (EMY) is the...Read More
While watching Run DMC's 1986 Walk This Way video I started to think about collaboration.
It starts out with a rock band, Aerosmith on one side of the wall and a rap group, Run DMC, on the other side. The rock group start to warm up and the guitarist lays...Read More
Think about the YMCA, Salvation Army, and Habitat for Humanity. What do they all have in common? (Besides, of course, the fact that each organization has made significant contributions to society.)
Each of them was founded as a faith-based organization. In...Read More