The FACT Social Justice Challenge opened for submissions last week (and will continue accepting your ideas until October 4th). There are already some great ideas in the mix and we wanted to take a minute today to help get you thinking about new Projects you could submit or maybe highlight a Project you are already working on that aligns with the Challenge topic. So, just what does “social justice” mean?
The NetSquared team reads and shares lots of different blog posts, articles, reports, and surveys within our team. We have a lot of fun sharing within the team and it occurred to us that we should start sharing them with you, too! Net2 Recommends is a monthly series of news and blog posts from around the web that we found interesting or inspiring, mind-bending or opinion-changing, fun or just plain weird.
On September 15, the Women Who Tech Telesummit will bring together talented women breaking new ground in technology who use their tech savvy to transform the world and inspire change. Hundreds of women from across the US and abroad in the non-profit, political and business world will be participating and Panelists include women on the forefront of social change and technology.
Held August 14, the NetSquared Camp in Vancouver brought together nonprofits, activists and social entrepreneurs with their friends and allies in the world of technology and communications in an offline event dedicated to learning and sharing. The Camp, one in a series of Camps Pilot events, aimed to provide an environment for learning, networking, and collaboration -- and it was a huge success! Learn more about the event including resources, stories, and media from the day:
As we reported in the Camfire Paris event recap, the event in Paris was a huge success! Recently, the organizers put together a slideshow summarizing the event. This slideshow includes loads of resources from the day, including key stories, outcomes, and interesting findings:
On June 25, over 70 participants came together at NetSquared Camp Portland to learn, share insights, and build sustainable collaborations in an open environment. The Camp, one in a series of Camps Pilot events, was a successful gathering focusing on social innovation and increasing impact in the local community and beyond. Below, we've outlined some of the information, outcomes and key take-aways from the event.
It doesn’t matter if your organization is large or small, or if you have a complex network or have no server at all. Knowing about online collaboration tools can help organizations and individuals be more effective, for less money, especially when your staff is not located in one central location.
For this month's Net2 Think Tank, we asked you about your strategies and case studies for "Going Digital". We are hoping to understand how organizations are moving content that was once designed for offline purposes to an online environment. This round-up shares several case studies and provides tips and lessons learned for digitizing your content.
While this month's Net2 Think Tank is now closed, you're always welcome to add your feedback on the subject. Feel free to add your ideas in the comments section at the bottom of this page.