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Powerpoint presentation from Dave Karpf's talk on social petition through online campaigns

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The presentation attached below is from George Washington University's Dave Karpf from a recent talk at Syracuse University hosted by the TNGO Initiative on October 23rd. Dave Karpf is an Assistant Professor at the School of Media and Public Affairs at GW University and has written one book, The MoveOn Effect: The Unexpected Transformation of American Political Advocacy, and is working on another book about analytics and activism. (Karpfpresentation)

Saturday Night Live parodies non-profit donation commercials

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Saturday Night Live clip titled '39' cents pokes fun at the methods used by non-profits to fund-raise money.  Click on the link to watch the video!

'Doctors without Borders changed the way we heal the world' -NPR Morning Edition Oct 9th

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As a result of the Ebola epidemic and the scramble to respond Doctors without Borders (MSF) has received increased exposure for their work in East Africa as well as throughout their 40-year history.

Link to NPR's Morning Edition Oct 9th segment:

http://www.npr.org/blogs/goatsandsoda/2014/10/09/354754651/doctors-without-borders-changed-the-way-we-heal-the-world

MSF


Developing Stories, Developing Countries: Documentary Short Film and Discussion with Jake Herrle EIR

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Executive Education's Peer to Peer event with Jake Herrle explores the post-conflict life of a Ugandan women that was kidnapped by the LRA and forced to be a child soldier before escaping. The 11 minute film will be followed by discussion. Thursday, Oct 9th 12:30-1:30 204 Maxwell Hall. 

Jake Herrle