March News

#OccupyIntegral – Integral + Life

Why the Environmental Movement is Not Winning – AlterNet

The Value of Community Philanthropy: Results of a Consultation – Aga Khan Development Network

Digital Giving Index 2012 – Network for Good

Five Million Voters May Lose Rights in the 2012 Elections – ColorLines

Digital Mandela Archive Spreads Message of Social Justice – CNN

Revealed: The Best and Worst Places to be a Woman – The Independent

Trayvon Martin, Obaman, and the Persistence of Bias – Reuters

What is an Upward Spiral? – WorkLore

What Level of Social Business Change Do You Want? – Authentic Organizations

Life at Jefferson’s Monticello, as His Slaves Saw It – NPR

Global Nonviolent Action Database – Swarthmore College

Income Inequality is Real, it’s Global, and it’s Worst in the United States – The Atlantic

Women’s Rights are Human Rights – Truthout

Can Activists on Computers Save Activsits in the Streets? – Waging Nonviolence

The Myth of Charity – Chabad.org

Rediscovering Poverty: How we Cured “The Culture of Poverty” but not Poverty Itself – TomDispatch.com

Microvolunteering and Crowd-Sourcing: Not-so-New Trends in Virtual Volunteering/Online Volunteering – CommunityTechKnowledge

Do You Have What it Takes to be a Peacebuilder? – Peace x Peace

Kony 2012 and the Failed Fantasy of Firepower in Libya, Syria, Uganda… – Huffington Post

Kony 2012’s Success Shows that There’s Big Money Attached to White Saviors – ColorLines

We Screwed Up: A Letter of Apology to my Granddaughter – TomDispatch.com

Leap Day Links

Leveraging Limited Dollars: How Grantmakers Achieve Tangible Results by Funding Policy and Community Engagement – National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy

Who’s Really Violent? Tips for Controlling the Narrative – Waging Nonviolence

Economic Consequences of War on the US Economy – Institute for Economics and Peace

White House Says Charitable Giving Won’t be Hurt by Tax Plan – Chronicle of Philanthropy

Energy Democracy: Supporting Community Innovation – Center for Social Inclusion

2013 Budget Policy Brief – Women of Color Policy Network

99% Policy Agenda – PolicyLink

Catalyzing Liberation Toolkit: Anti-Racist Organizing to Build the 99% Movement – Organizing Upgrade

The Role of Brand in the Nonprofit Sector – Stanford Social Innovation Review

Speaking up About the Unspeakable – Waging Nonviolence

Conservatives vs. Liberals: More than Politics – Huffington Post

Tipped over the Edge – Gender Inequity in the Restaurant Industry – ROC United

Root Cause Analysis – Mind Tools

The Prince’s Speech – On the Future of Food

The Strengths and Weaknesses of Community Organizing as an Education Reform Strategy – Nellie Mae Education Foundation

Slavery Lives on in the United States – truthout

2002 – 2012: Ten Years of Impact – The Polaris Project

Birth Control Amendment ‘Dangerous,’ Obama Spokesman Says – Huffington Post

Data for Change – Stanford Social Innovation Review

A Journey for Nonviolent Change – Waging Nonviolence