Have you heard about that thing that happened with that comedian Patton Oswalt and that dude who does funny tweets called @prodigalsam? It got me thinking about the book of Philippians and how we might learn from Sam, a campus minister, about what it means for followers of Jesus.
Do you have the presence of unconditional support for your projects and the challenges they bring? Do enjoy the value of a good listener who offers no comment or criticism but who is simply there for you?
When technology companies work together with NGOs to incorporate the best interests of their users into policies, we can keep the platforms and tools essential to the millions of citizen activists from serving the wrong side of justice.
We've been training activists to use video to document human rights abuse for nearly 20 years. We'd like to share our tips for filming safely and distributing footage with an eye to the events of the Occupy Wall Street movement.
Now we will be training 50 organizations, putting video cameras in their hands and training them how to use them. And then train them how to strategically and tactically use those videos to create lasting change and obtain justice.
Waste pickers are the backbone of recycling in developing countries, but they're finding themselves left out in the cold as cities strive to become "world class" and hand waste collection over to private companies.