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Saturday, March 15 • 1:30pm - 3:00pm
The Power of Technology in Advocacy and Organizing

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What is the collective opportunity for nonprofits around advocacy and organizing? Join our experts to explore underlying assumptions around this topic, think more about big ideas around community action, technology tools, and identify strategies to lift the sector up in conversation, raise engagement, and organizing for action.

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Ivan Boothe

Creative Director, Rootwork.org
Working with nonprofits and social change groups on web + online strategy. Into creative social protest and radical nonviolent praxis. #nptech #Drupal #4change ↵ Ivan is the creative director of Rootwork.org, working with nonprofits and community groups as a Drupal developer and online organizer. He co-organizes PDXTech4Good, affiliated with both NTEN and NetSquared, and co-facilitates NTEN's monthly Drupal Community of Practice... Read More →
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Stephanie Downs

Founder & Chief Volunteer, Voolla
Stephanie Downs is an entrepreneur offering a broad range of strategic and tactical experience, including extensive work in marketing and non-profit development. In 1999, she founded MarKomm Consulting as a full service marketing consulting firm, which quickly evolved into a focus on Internet marketing. To complement her consulting business, in 2000 she founded ConferZone, an e-conferencing portal that provided comprehensive industry analysis... Read More →
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Marc Maxson

Innovation Consultant, GlobalGiving
Marc Maxson is a PhD neuroscientist who coordinates the GlobalGiving Storytelling project and conducts research to make GlobalGiving's network of organizations more effective. As one of the few who bridge science and international development, Marc Maxson brings a different perspective to the problems of global philanthropy by stealing from evolution, behavioral economics, game theory, and complex-systems theory. | | Prior to joining... Read More →
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Paul Rolfe

Founder, CapitolBuddy
I was a fundraising and communications specialist for a clean energy non-profit in Missouri for three years. I got to experience the entire eco system that comes with a small non-profit and learned about the difficulties of non-profit advocacy on a small budget. In the spring of 2013 when I knew I'd be leaving that world, I found my new calling as an app developer looking to help non-profits like the one I used to work for. My first project in... Read More →
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Karen Suhaka

Founder, LegiNation, Inc.
Karen founded LegiNation, Inc. and www.BillTrack50.com to make it easier to stay informed about state legislation, and to share that information with others. The more smart, motivated people that participate in the legislative process, the better the results will be for everyone. Karen also founded MyFairElection to help with election transparency in the 2014 election.

Bridget Marie Todd

Digital Training Manager, New Organizing Institute
Bridget Todd is the digital training manager for the New Organizing Institute.   She has a passion for engaging communities of color. Before coming to NOI, she taught full-time at Howard University where she developed a curriculum that integrates new media and digital platforms into writing instruction. Bridget became interested in organizing professionally after she helped her Howard students use writing projects to fight for... Read More →

Saturday March 15, 2014 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Salon 2

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