Social Actions Roundup 4
Here is Social Actions' latest round-up, covering the two-week period from January 21 to February 2:
Kiva.org launched its developer API and a new Web site, build.kiva.org.
Google Exec Katie Jacobs Stanton was appointed to the Obama administration as Director of Citizen Participation; CauseGlobal introduced Katie Jacobs Stanton and her vision.
UC Berkeley Human Rights Center launched a Mobile Challenge on NetSquared; Civic Ventures began accepting nominations for The Purpose Prize; Ashoka GenV and the Lemelson Foundation started taking submissions for their Invent Your World challenge; DoSomething.org began accepting nominations for its 2009 DoSomething Award, and NABUUR began accepting votes for Volunteer of the Year.
TheExtraordinaries shared slides from Stanford's Computuer Science for Social Good Class.
Tom Watson started blogging for Social Edge.
Money on the Move blog offered up a handful of micro-philanthropyplatforms; 1DollarClub.org blog answered the question, Just What Is Micro-Philanthropy?; GiftHub hosted a conversation about Microphilanthropy for Macro Social Results; ExecDigital published an article on micro-philanthropy called Philanthropy: The Spirit of Giving.
Social Actions raised $14,715.34 in donations and pledges and launched its social media consulting plans.Its Change the Web Challenge introduced a proposed logo for the contest and published guidelines for Judge Nominations (or 50+ Rock Stars to Follow on Twitter).
What are Social Actions Round-Ups?Each week, Social Actions community members post links and news about online social action applications and nonprofit activism. This round-up is a summary of just some of the links that surfaced in the last two weeks, through February 2. You can share links and news for future Social Actions round-ups in the Peer-to-Peer Social Change FriendFeed Room. You can also check out past round-ups here and can tag your delicious bookmarks with "p2pchange" or include "#p2pchange" in your tweets; Social Actions will scoop them up and review them.