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Street Change: “Social” Strategies

Every donation helps homeless clients of Street Change fulfill a short-term need while advancing their progress toward better employment, healthcare, and permanent housing. Find out more. Download the App. “The hope is that offering the opportunity to get a new winter coat or a pair of shoes can be the icebreaker that gets enrollees working […]

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What if it Was Your Neighborhood?

Watch LET ME IN starring Alicia Keys. There are more refugees in the world today than at any point in history. And half of them are children. LET ME IN is a cinematic experience which reimagines the refugee crisis as if it was happening on America’s shores. Written and directed by Jonathan Olinger, this tale […]

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Facebook Live: Tips

Here are some tips for Facebook Live from social media guru John Haydon: Facebook Live Tip #1: Don’t freak out Mistakes will be made. No matter how much you prepare, every now and then something goes wrong. This is especially true when trying something for the first time like Facebook Live. Tip #2: Get your […]

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Daughters of Charity Holy Hangouts – March 19

What is Vincentian Charism? What does it mean? Where does it come from? How can you live it? We’ll be answering these questions and more during our next #HolyHangoutDC! We’re celebrating 400 years of the Vincentian Charism and want you to join! Tune in and ask your questions using #HolyHangoutDC on Twitter, or post on our […]

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Writing for Social Media

Writing for Social Media

Lou Dubois of Inc. says, “Despite the change in technology, the press release remains one of the best ways to get your message out. But writing a press release for social media is not like writing a traditional press release. Before digging in, however, it is important to note that social media press releases do […]

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Prezi: A Change has Come

Don’t know Prezi? This online tool can light up a presentation! Check out this one! Prezi gives the feel of a live PowerPoint presentation, but at the pace of the viewer. You can add notes, transcripts, and more. Check this Prezi out (it’s got a small technical problem with one embedded video, but it’s a […]

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Open Your Eyes • A Music Video

I’m going to show my age (60). Bursting on the music scene out of Queens, New York in the mid-seventies, The Ramones are probably punk rock’s best known band. Punk stripped down the rock music genre to its bare essentials, and a sub-group of this movement began to produce music with a distinct “societal critique” […]

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Social Media’s Impact on Relationships

In a relevant article for all of us “social media addicts,” Shelley Galasso Bonanno, M.A. reflects at PsychCentral. Happy Valentine’s Day! Human beings yearn for connection and belonging. Numerous studies have linked social support to positive mental health. Additional studies have cited the negative emotional impact of loneliness. Research has further revealed people with fewer […]

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AIC: 400 Years (Video Presentation)

We present you a video prepared by the International Association of Charities (AIC) which, during 2017, celebrates the 400th anniversary of its founding: AIC – International Association of Charities – is a network of 150,000 local volunteers, mainly women, who work in their local communities to combat poverty in 53 countries in Africa, Latin America, […]

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Alike [video]

We present a short video, Alike, that is worth seeing. In eight minutes we watch the story of a father and his son, who live similar situations. The issues that arise in this video are many and important: depersonalization, the struggle against the system, freedom, the importance of family relationships … to do what everyone […]

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