TOPIC: CIVIC ENGAGEMENT (33)

Social Teeth

https://www.socialteeth.org

Social Teeth helps launch the voices of real people into the national conversation. What you see on Social Teeth are political messages created by political underdogs, everyday people, and grassroots organizations. 

Tags: Social Teeth, Political, Ads, Media, Crowdfund, Message, Grassroots, Mainstream

Apathy is Boring

http://www.apathyisboring.com/en

Apathy is Boring is a national non-partisan project. Our mission is to use art and technology to educate youth about democracy.

Tags: Election, Voting, Youth, Democracy, Apathy Is Boring

Avaaz

http://www.avaaz.org

Avaaz is a global web movement to bring people-powered politics to decision-making everywhere. Avaaz empowers millions of people from all walks of life to take action on pressing global, regional and national issues, from corruption and poverty to conflict and climate change. Our model of internet organising allows thousands of individual efforts, however small, to be rapidly combined into a powerful collective force.

Tags: Protest, Human Rights, People Powered Politics, Campaigns, Take Action, Avaaz

Social Actions

http://socialactions.com

Social Actions is making it easier for people to find and share opportunities to make a difference. Supports initiatives that help people engage with the causes they care about. Champions collaborations that advance the work of social innovators. Develops open source software that adds a philanthropic layer to the web.

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Causes

http://www.causes.com

Causes is the world’s largest platform for activism and philanthropy. We empower individuals to create grassroots communities called “causes” that take action on behalf of a specific issue or nonprofit organization.

Tags: Causes, Activism, Action, Giving Communities, Community, Giving Community, Joe Green, Facebook Causes, Facebook

VolunteerMatch

http://www.volunteermatch.org

VolunteerMatch is the Web's largest volunteer engagement network, with more than 80,000 participating nonprofits, 150 network partners and 8 million visitors each year. Founded in 1998, we offer solutions to make it easier for individuals, nonprofits and companies to make a difference. 

Tags: Volunteer, Service, Volunteering, Volunteer Match

llinois Pro Bono App

Makes pro bono work easy for legal professionals who want to give back to their communities. Three tools in one – primers on Illinois law, volunteer opportunity search, and calendar of upcoming legal events, including MCLE trainings.

Tags: Llinois Pro Bono, Civic Engagement

iVolunteering

Listen to thousands of free workshops from the top Black and Latino social justice leaders in the world.

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Idealist

http://www.idealist.org

Idealist connects people, organizations, and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives. Idealist is independent of any government, political ideology, or religious creed. Our work is guided by the common desire of our members and supporters to find practical solutions to social and environmental problems, in a spirit of generosity and mutual respect.

Tags: Nonprofit Jobs, Intern, Work, Internship, Idealist.org, Change, Change The World

Meetup

http://www.meetup.com

Meetup is the world's largest network of local groups. Meetup makes it easy for anyone to organize a local group or find one of the thousands already meeting up face-to-face. More than 2,000 groups get together in local communities each day, each one with the goal of improving themselves or their communities.

Tags: Meetup, Local Community, Lectures, Action

One Young World

http://www.oneyoungworld.com

One Young World  is a charity that gathers together the brightest young people (aged 18 - 30) from around the world, empowering them to make lasting connections to create positive change. At the annual One Young World Summit, young leaders debate, formulate and share innovative solutions for the most pressing issues the world faces. At the 2013 Summit in Johannesburg, South Africa, 1,250 young people from 190 countries were joined by a prestigious line-up of One Young World Counsellors including: Kofi Annan, Sir Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington, Sir Bob Geldof and Professor Muhammad Yunus. After attending a Summit, delegates join the network of One Young World Ambassadors working the world over to effect positive change. They do this by founding their own initiatives or lending the power of the One Young World network to those already in existence. The next One Young World Summit takes place in Dublin, Ireland from 15-19 October 2014.

Tags: One Young World, Summit, Young Leaders

Dear City

http://dearcity.org

Dear City is a simple concept allowing a citizen to leave (anonymous) messages to the city he or she lives in. This web-based framework creates a social cluster of opinions that express the thoughts of the man on the street. Dear City becomes a documentation of contemporary life and its ups and downs. We believe change is achieved through all levels of communication.

Tags: Dear City, Cities, Metropolis, Urban

AJEEC-NISPED (Arab-Jewish Center for Equality, Empowerment and Cooperation – Negev Institute for Strategies of Peace and Development)

http://en.ajeec-nisped.org.il

Founded in 1998, AJEEC-NISPED is an Arab-Jewish organization based in Israel’s Negev, dedicated to strengthening active citizenship through education and economic empowerment. AJEEC-NISPED works towards creating equal, inclusive and flourishing societies. Our programming includes an array of strategies including economic development through formation of cooperatives and social enterprises, volunteerism, quality early childhood education, health promotion, and Jewish-Arab partnership.

Tags: AJEEC-NISPED, Jewish-Arab Partnership, Israel, Arab-Jewish Center For Equality, Empowerment And Cooperation – Negev Institute For Strategies Of Peace And Development

The Case Foundation

http://www.casefoundation.org

Our purpose is to expand giving, promote everyday philanthropy, deepen civic engagement, and broaden the use of new technologies to make giving more informed, efficient, and effective. We seek to do this while emphasizing the value of collaboration across all sectors, individual and organizational leadership, and entrepreneurship.

Tags: The Case Foundation, Philanthropy, Civic Engagement, Collaboration, Steve Case

New Economics Foundation (nef)

http://www.neweconomics.org

Nef (the new economics foundation) is an independent think-and-do tank that inspires and demonstrates real economic well-being. We aim to improve quality of life by promoting innovative solutions that challenge mainstream thinking on economic, environment and social issues. We work in partnership and put people and the planet first.

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