Prize2theFuture makes the list when Mashable discusses the use of crowdsourcing in making communities better. Thanks to Idea Crossing for the platform, to our great judges for their time and most of all to all the people who contributed their ideas in what became a true community workshop. Check out the story on this link: How 3 Cities Are Crowdsourcing for Community Revitalization.
Post written by: Mariel Gruszko, a WITNESS intern working with the “Cameras Everywhere” and “Tools and Tactics” initiatives.
On June 16, riots swept downtown Vancouver after the Vancouver Canucks lost the Final of the NHL’s Stanley Cup. The online response to the riots—a public campaign to name and shame rioters followed by a heated discussion regarding whether naming and shaming constitutes vigilantism or community policing—still rages.
Find out why Carol Cone thinks a fifth P should be added to the “Price, Product, Place and Promotion” mantra of most Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives in this interview.
Cause marketing as we know it is dead, according to Carol Cone, founder and former CEO of Cone LLC. Carol takes a moment to explain the evolution of cause marketing and of the citizen consumer, which she says is dramatically changing. Find out why she thinks a fifth P should be added to the “Price, Product, Place and Promotion” mantra of most Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives in this interview.
I’m generally supportive of anything Lady Gaga (or any other celebrity) chooses to do for the non-profit sector, but I confess that I let out a loud groan when I clicked on an email the other day to find that she and Robin Hood Foundation were teaming up to run a Facebook contest that would allow the public to vote on how Robin Hood should disburse a Gaga $1M among five charities.
While most of the world went about its business, something remarkable took place in Boulder, Colorado. Specifically, 25 social entrepreneurs from across the world united in Boulder for a 10 week program that develops and empowers social enterprises with the greatest