Posts in category "Administrata"

My (Re) Introduction to the Community

My (Re) Introduction to the Community
Dear Reader, Welcome to One Cause At A Time….when the blog started several years ago, our focus was on the impact of technology on nonprofits, community organizations, and social enterprises in Chicago. However, we’ve evolved into a more abstract exploration of various issues as they impact on the community. My name is Gordon Dymowski, and my... Read more »

Nonprofits and Social Enterprise: What Are Your Biggest Challenges?

Nonprofits and Social Enterprise: What Are Your Biggest Challenges?
As a Chicago Now blogger, I have been writing about technology, nonprofits and social enterprise in Chicago. for several years. I have featured various organizations, discussed various resources, and started conversations about community and mission-driven organizations. But there’s one thing I haven’t done in this blog….and I’m kicking off 2016 by soliciting your feedback. My main... Read more »

Happy New Year 2016 from Chicago Now's ONE CAUSE AT A TIME

Happy New Year 2016 from Chicago Now’s One Cause At A Time! As we enter the New Year, we encourage you to reach out – please follow us on Facebook, or reach out via our About page. Thanks, and looking forward to the coming year!
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Happy Holidays From One Cause At A Time

Just a short note to wish all of our readers – and their families – happy holidays, and  wishing the best for 2016.

Book Review: LITTLE BOOK OF BIG PR

  NOTE: A complimentary copy of Ms. Witter’s book was provided for purposes of review As I was writing last week’s post, I came to a very subtle realization – throughout my career in nonprofits, I have had to take on what might be called “guerrilla” public relations tactics. Working with media, getting the word... Read more »

Chicago Social Change News Updates

There are many great activities and efforts driving Chicago social change and social benefit – so many that it can be difficult to keep track. This week, there’s an update on a funding effort featured while ago, as well as an upcoming event and a provocative, must-read article. Back in May, we wrote about the Humana Communities... Read more »
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Networking Online and Offline - Two Opportunities

Networking and resource sharing are critical when driving digital and technological excellence in socially beneficial initiatives, and thankfully, readers of this blog have two opportunities to network online and offline. First, this blog now has a formal Facebook presence, which not only allows me to share posts more easily, but also encourages you, the reader,... Read more »

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!
Although there’s no blog post scheduled for today (taking the day off to spend with family), I wanted to briefly wish you and your families a wonderful and safe holiday season. More posts are coming, so 2013 should prove to be one of activity, and for our readers – we will continue to follow trends... Read more »

A Marathon of Socially Conscious Events This Week

A Marathon of Socially Conscious Events This Week
Although I spoke a little bit about some of this past week’s events (including one tomorrow), I thought I would end this not-quite-a-three-day-weekend with some information about upcoming events focusing on tech and the social good….because, quite honestly, this might allow you to run your own mini-marathon of activity. The Chicago chapter of the Social... Read more »
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Welcome!

Welcome!
Some of you may know me as a comics/pop-culture blogger….or as the weekly contributor to Chicago Now’s Job Stalker. But I’m embarking on a new, more appropriate endeavor – writing about non-profits, tech, and social media. But this isn’t just another “non-profits-can-use-these-free-tools” or “here’s-how-non-profits-can-market-more-effectively” blog. I have a great deal of experience working in the... Read more »