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  • Forum Reply: RE: ONLINE EVENT: Welcome and Introductions

    Hello everybody!My name is Jenny Baum and I'm the Web Site Manager for MediaRights.org. MediaRights.org is a community Web site that helps media makers, educators, nonprofits, and activists use documentaries to encourage action and inspire dialogue on contemporary social issues. My background is...
  • Forum Reply: RE: ONLINE EVENT: Welcome and Introductions

    Hi everyone,My name is Deborah Harper and I am the co-founder of Wired With Wisdom.com. I also serve on the board of Directors of Safety Ed International http://www.safetyed.org. Previously, I was a Project Manager for the Chinese Newcomers Service Center in SF and an Americorps VISTA volunteer with...
  • Forum Thread: ONLINE EVENT AGENDA: Using Technology for Social Change

    Hello all,This week TechSoup.org -- with Amy Hill of Third World Majority, MediaRights.org , and Marnie Webb of CompuMentor -- is hosting an Online Event: Using Technology for Social Change.Our agenda is: Tuesday: Using the Internet to encourage community and involve your audience Wednesday: Digital...
  • Forum Reply: RE: ONLINE EVENT: Welcome and Introductions

    Hello, I'm Janey Skinner. I'm a consultant working with domestic violence prevention efforts around California, through the Transforming Communities: Technical Assistance and Training Project. I also work with the development of community leadership and skills for mobilization on a range of health...
  • Forum Reply: RE: ONLINE EVENT: Welcome and Introductions

    Hello everyone! Welcome to the event. I'm Amy Hill, Coordinator of Silence Speaks, a digital storytelling program of Third World Majority (stay tuned for more about digital storytelling tomorrow . . .). I also work with CompuMentor on a technology capacity building initiative for domestic violence...
  • Forum Reply: RE: Welcome and Introductions

    Hello everyone,I am very impressed with the collective experience of the participants in this discussion. I am the Executive Director of MediaRights.org, a community Web site that helps nonprofit organizations, educators, media makers and activists user documentaries to encourage action and inspire dialogue...
  • Forum Reply: Welcome and Introductions

    Greetings All,I'm Firyali Makau, Project Manager for Global Business Incubation, Inc. a 501(c)3 non-profit with a focus on community development through business and education. Previously I was Community Technology Developer for the San Diego Urban League. I have been working with a variety of non...
  • Forum Thread: EVENT: Resources

    Here are the web sites that have been mentioned during this discussion: The hosts organizations: Silence Speaks MediaRights.org CompuMentor.org From Using the Internet to encourage community : Options for online discussions An Introduction to Email Listservs and Internet Mailing Lists Virtual Community...
  • Forum Reply: RE: ONLINE EVENT: Welcome and Introductions

    Hi all and thanks for posting your introductions. I'm looking forward to hearing everyone's perspectives this week (and, I hope, beyond that).Jesse, thanks for posting your concerns with using technology to promote social change. As we discuss the various topics areas, I think we have to mindful...
  • Forum Reply: RE: ONLINE EVENT: Welcome and Introductions

    I return your welcome with another one: welcome moderators and participants to the Virtual Community forum! I moderate here, and look forward to participating with you this week and to following up with ongoing conversations as may emerge.I consult and teach on a range of topics related to leadership...
  • Forum Thread: Austin FreeNet - great example of using Facebook to promote its services

    Austin FreeNet in Austin, Texas does a terrific job of using photos and client stories on Facebook to show what kind of impact its services, particularly its community tech centers, have on people's lives. Here's the latest good example . Good model for any telecenter / telecenter.
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  • Forum Reply: RE: Digital Storytelling 101

    We has an online event on this topic a few years ago, and we plan to have another one in the winter. Check out some of what was discussed and how things have changed in the field of digital storytelling since the last time we discussed it. Using Technology to Tell Your Story Digital...
  • Forum Thread: Submit Your GoldMail Digital Story HERE & Win Great Prizes

    Hello Storytellers, I'm creating this thread for you to submit your GoldMail digital story. You can create and share a GoldMail in literally minutes, so why not grab some images and give it a go. Submitting Your Goldmail story: Download a 30 day fully functioning GoldMail free trial from...
  • Forum Thread: DIGITAL STORYTELLING: What does the center do and why tell stories?

    So...I thought I'd just start with the first topic: The importance of storytelling: Individual narratives in marketing, communication, education, and advocacy. Before I answer that, let me just say a little bit about what the center does. For the past 14 years we have conducted workshops...
  • Forum Reply: Re: Join for TweetChats with Nonprofit Digital Storytelling Experts - Tuesdays at 11am PST #TSDigs

    Here's an idea of what we'll be talking about with @ See3 on today's Live Twitter Chat : What are some examples of personalized digital stories? How can you make a specific story about a universal/bigger cause? What are ways to connect stories with common issues? Do you tell...
  • Forum Thread: Join for TweetChats with Nonprofit Digital Storytelling Experts - Tuesdays at 11am PST #TSDigs

    As you know TechSoup’s Digital Storytelling Challenge is kicking off this week! To get started, we will be hosting expert Twitter Chats along the way (in addition to the two webinars!). Please join us TUESDAY, 1/11 from 11:00 AM to 12 noon PST with special guest, @ askdebra , FirstGiving...
  • Forum Thread: FlipCam Recommendation (Question from #TSDigs Chat)

    jssozi asks: Can you please recommend a type and model of a good FlipCam?
  • Forum Thread: Creating a Culture of Storytelling Webinar 4/4

    The April 4 webinar Creating a Culture of Storytelling featured guests from the Global Fund for Women, Escondido Public Library, and Lights.Camera.Help. Offered in conjunction with TechSoup's Digital Storytelling Challenge , the online event looked at ways to involve your whole organization and community...
  • Forum Thread: Join in the Digital Storytelling Event 2011: Learn, share, take the challenge, and win prizes!

    Hi everyone-- I'm getting very excited about this year's Digital Storytelling Event that kicks off this Thursday, Jan. 13th! Here's further details on the event below and you can also learn more on the event page . Please spread the word to any interested folks! Best, Megan ...
  • Forum Thread: Day 3: Using Technology to Tell Your Story

    Hello Everyone! Welcome to day three of this event. Today we will be discussing: Key Ingredients to Making a Digital Story · Where to start · Finding curriculum · Creating and obtaining footage · Making your story · Copyright issues and dealing with release forms Let’s first talk...
  • Forum Thread: The Challenge results are in! Join us for the Challenge Screening & Awards Party Wed. Feb. 23rd

    Check out the winners from the Digital Storytelling Challenge: http://bit.ly/tsdigswin and join us Wed. 2/23 for a screening of the winners and awards ceremony party. We'll be rolling out the red carpet for you! Please RSVP and hope to see you there: http://bit.ly/tsdigsawards . More details...
  • Forum Thread: DIGITAL STORYTELLING ONLINE EVENT: to take place here, 3/28 and 3/29

    This asynchronous (not live) event will take place in TechSoup’s Digital Divide Forum March 28 and 29. Topics will be discussed via forums posts and will not include a vocal component. If you are interested in participating in our Digital Storytelling event, please just jump in and join the discussion...
  • Forum Thread: Free vs Paid Video Tools

    One question that came up in our expert webinars was, "Why should I use video tools that have fees attached when there are many 2.0 tools, that are usually free that will do the same thing?" I posed this question on Twitter as well and got this response from @francisaquino : @penguinasana...
  • Forum Thread: 2013 TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge starting SOON!

    All year long, TechSoup provides tools and resources, like the Digital Storytelling branch of the TechSoup forum , for nonprofits and libraries to get started with digital storytelling, or to take their digital storytelling to the next level. In addition, TechSoup offers the TechSoup Digital Storytelling...