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Are travel philanthropists doing more harm than good? - The Conversation - The Conversation UK

Are travel philanthropists doing more harm than good? - The Conversation - The Conversation UK | The Giving Net | Scoop.it
Tourists seeking to make voluntary work part of their holidays have helped build a sizeable industry which is now open to sharp criticism.

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2014 New Year’s Resolutions

2014 New Year’s Resolutions | The Giving Net | Scoop.it
  People all over the world are preparing to start anew for 2014. Resolutions are being made and lifestyles are about to change. Weight loss ✓ Smoking cessation ✓ Go back to school✓ Many of these resolutions focus on improving our own lives.
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Motivational Monday-Class Graduation Speech

The Executive Director of The Giving Net, Andrea Price, delivered the 2013 class graduation speech for the Clinton School of Public Service. Check it out below.
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Times are a Changin: Why Non-Profits [and Businesses] Need to Act Like Startups

Times are a Changin: Why Non-Profits [and Businesses] Need to Act Like Startups | The Giving Net | Scoop.it
In a connected economy one thing is for certain, the more connected we are, the more empowered and demanding we become. We learn to expect things in real-time and soon, optimized for who we are and

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And if not? You are ready for disruption

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Positive Deviance with Dr. Arvind Singhal #socialchange

Positive Deviance with Dr. Arvind Singhal #socialchange | The Giving Net | Scoop.it
Check out this great video about Positive Deviance with Dr. Arvind Singhal.  
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Do We REALLY Care About Children?

By Andrea Price It takes a village to raise a child” is not just a phrase, it is a philosophy. A philosophy that I strongly believe in. Yes, I have children that I am responsible for, but I also be...
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1963: Bloodshed and Bombing

1963: Bloodshed and Bombing | The Giving Net | Scoop.it
AFP/Getty Images 1963 didn't mark the start of the Civil Rights Movement nor did it mark the end, but the many events that happened this year left a lot of blood on American soil both literally and...
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The Future of Youth Civic Engagement - Diplomatic Courier

The Future of Youth Civic Engagement - Diplomatic Courier | The Giving Net | Scoop.it
The Future of Youth Civic Engagement Diplomatic Courier The Commission on Youth Voting and Civic Knowledge, a group of bipartisan scholars brought together by Tuft University's Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement...
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Rev. Stephen Copley of Interfaith Alliance of Arkansas Discusses Coalitions

Rev. Stephen Copley -Interfaith Alliance of Arkansas 12/11 by The Giving Net Radio | Lifestyle Podcasts.
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TGN Team Member Dr. Elvin Price is Featured in Faces of UAMS Series

Our very own Dr. Elvin Price is committed to improving communities through science. He was recently featured in the Faces of UAMS video series. Check out his video below.
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“Ban the Box”: A Campaign to End Conviction Discrimination

“Ban the Box”: A Campaign to End Conviction Discrimination | The Giving Net | Scoop.it
Discrimination against formally incarcerated, convicted felons has gone on for way too long. Convicted felons are stripped of many civil rights, housing options are often limited and employment becomes less of an opportunity for economic stability.
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TED Talk by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The danger of a single story

TED Talk by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The danger of a single story | The Giving Net | Scoop.it
  Stories are very powerful and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie gives a powerful presentation on the dangers of "single stories." Take a look below.  
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Community Philanthropy: A Paradigm Shift

Community Philanthropy: A Paradigm Shift | The Giving Net | Scoop.it
  The words "community philanthropy" are often associated with community foundations. These foundations are typically charged with awarding nonprofit organizations within communities  grant mo...
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