Weekend Reading: Open Government, SMS, Global Protest Movements and Social Media Fundraising - cStreet Campaigns

Weekend Reading: Open Government, Global Protest Movements and Social Media Fundraising


At cStreet Campaigns we’re always scouring the web for the latest trends in campaigns, digital organizing, gamification and big data. Each weekend we’ll round up the best of the web and post it here. Enjoy.

Open Government advocates are urging the IRS to to ask Charities and Nonprofits to file their 990 forms online and make the data publically available [Chronicle of Philanthropy]

In an excerpt from his book Why It's Still Kicking Off Everywhere, Paul Mason argues that a global protest movement, based on social networks, is here to stay [Guardian]

Looking for an Internship? Our friends at Turbo Vote are looking for Interns for Democracy [TurboVote]

NationBuilder VP of Community Adriel Hampton is hosting a webinar on Civic Engagement in the Digital Age on February 20th, which just might feature our project Inside Directict 9: [NationBuilder]

Inspired by #IdelNoMore, Hacker collective Anonymous has released a crowdsourced map of abducted and missing aboriginal women [CBC News]

ChatSalud Aims to Empower Rural Nicaraguans to Advocate for their Sexual and Reproductive Health[Frontline SMS]

Looking to Ramp Up Fundraising & Monthly Giving with Social Media? [Frogloop]

Looking to understand the nuances of Facebook ads? 4 kinds of Facebook ad types compared. [Socialbrite]

originally published Sunday, February 10, 2013