Shifting the lens on the millennial generation’s activism

Shifting the lens on the millennial generation’s activism

Ami Dar, Executive Director of idealist.org, recently wrote about the language problem facing the social sector. Rather than acknowledging the full range of actions people take to make a difference, we often use limiting generic words to describe what we’re…

Is Social Change Supposed to Be Easy?

Is Social Change Supposed to Be Easy?

I’m trying something new on my blog: conversation starters. I’ll highlight quotes or articles that have me buzzing and hope you’ll chime in. In his book, Some We Love, Some We Hate, Some We Eat: Why It’s So Hard to…

The Integration of Social Change and Living: Lessons from Jumo

Jumo was purchased by GOOD. I have to admit that I didn’t get into Jumo because a.  My social network is primarily full of nonprofiteers and other folks who want to do good so I didn’t need a separate network…

What Nonprofits Can Teach Small Businesses on Groupon about Customer Retention

What Nonprofits Can Teach Small Businesses on Groupon about Customer Retention

Groupon chose an interesting time to file for IPO: right in the midst of a debate on what value, if any, Groupon provides to businesses who participate in its deals. While businesses have reported several challenges—from being overwhelmed to major…