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“Will Millennials Turn Your Cause Into a Movement?”: Results from The Millennial Impact Report on How Millennials Shape Movement Success

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In recent months, the changing American political climate has ignited waves of mass mobilization nationwide, raising questions about how such shifts affect civic engagement amongst younger people. Phase 1 of the 2017 Millennial Impact Report was released in June, revealing findings based on interviews and focus groups with 16 millennials. The report does not exactly answer this long-standing question about the extent to which youth drive todays social movements, however it does offer some useful insight on the theory.
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Global Problems Aid Groups Should Prepare For, If They Want To Survive

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Evolution is an omnipresent force in our world, especially when it comes to instances of global crises. Climate change is making it easier for new disease epidemics to emerge, cyberattacks heighten political tensions, and ever new economic instabilities threaten collapse. How do our aid groups respond to new and emerging threats? NGOs must see their role differently, and adapt or be left in the dust. This article highlights some of the weaknesses that aid communities are currently displaying, and highlights the “fundamental, not incremental” changes that must occur. Please click here for the full article 

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) - It's What the Public Want: Even for Charities

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QuoteThe EU recently passed the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which will have significant implications for nonprofits and NGOs. Tosca Bruno-van Vijfeijken is on the board of Public Interest Registry (PIR), the nonprofit wholesale operator of the Internet domain name .ORG which is widely used by NGOs across the world. An increasing number of NGOs are showing an interest in improving their protection of their data – data on beneficiaries as well as donors, as well as their internal organizational data. This article addresses the increasing demand from donors to have better protection of their data. Please click here for the full blog post

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