Archive for February 2016

Meeting Old and New Community Connections

Connection: a word that has multiple meanings within multiple contexts. For my professional life, it means both technological (through social media, online communications, mobile) and personal (friends, family, networking). In the past few weeks, I have been reengaging with the greater community after having to withdraw due to personal concerns (including one family member’s health issues,... Read more »

"Where's The Fair Use?" - Video

Many nonprofits and social ventures are concerned about “Fair Use” when it comes to online media. In an effort to help educate, here’s a video – with slightly more pop culture focus – that’s making the rounds, and that should be a great primer. It’s about twenty minutes, but well worth your time….and which answers... Read more »

Meet Your Neighbor: North Lawndale Employment Network

Writing this blog brings several great things: awareness of many Chicago organizations doing great work; spotlighting key issues, and getting to write two vastly different phrases in my writing. Like “North Lawndale Employment Network” and “tea”.  Next Friday, that pairing won’t sound so strange. (And thanks to North Lawndale Employment Network for giving us the... Read more »

Your February Guide to Chicago Nonprofit Events

Your February Guide to Chicago Nonprofit Events
Every month, we try to feature some upcoming nonprofit events for Chicago-area professionals. So without further adieu, here is a small sampling of upcoming events you might want to check out: On Friday, February 26th at 8:30 am at Gleacher Center, the Chicago Charity Challenge will announce  the names of the five most passionate and... Read more »