Today is Information and Referral (I&R) Day. If you work in immigrant and refugee settlement, information and referral is a key part of how you serve your clients. We should all be well trained I&R service providers. But, not everyone gets the same information. So, here’s some referral.
We all need to be digitally literate. Nonprofit manager or Director need a different kind of literacy than the staff actively using social media for your organization. A new course can help.
This presentation is from 2008. However, I still use these core principles in my own work, and in my consulting work with social service non-profits and charities.
In Tell Everyone: How the Stories We Share Shape What We Know and Why It Matters, author Alfred Hermida explores how social media has the potential to be revolutionary in all aspects of our lives, “if we take the trouble to discover why people share and with whom.”
In June 2000, I was part of a discussion looking at what our community might look like in 20 years. I think what I said still fits for today and how we should approach technology in our work in social and human services.
The 2015 Edelman Trust Barometer came out a couple of days ago. In a global environment of declining trust of the key institutions they focus on (government, business, media and NGOs), NGOs continue to shine. In fact, NGOs have been the most trusted global institution in the Edelman study every year since at least 2008. Read more about NGOs continue to be the most trusted institution in the world. And, yet…[…]
Two years ago I wrote a post about the Edelman Trust Barometer and how NGOs were the most trusted institution globally. Recently their 2014 Barometer came out and NGOs remain the most trusted institution. This seems to have been the case for many years. Trust in government is declining. Trust in business is higher than Read more about On trust and NGOs[…]