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Thenera Bailey

Entries by Thenera Bailey

Learning to Create Lasting Social Change Online

(0) Comments | Posted September 4, 2012 | 12:09 PM

It's a late summer day and I gather my things for the afternoon group intern meeting. Today our summer cohort members will facilitate the agenda, each sharing a skill, topic, or strategy with their peers from their summer projects and research. I log into Google+ to launch a...

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Corporate Social Responsibility and Pro Bono Work -- It's Not Just for Big Business

(0) Comments | Posted July 9, 2012 | 10:31 AM

On June 27, I joined representatives from the more than 200 pledge companies of the Billion + Change Campaign for a forum at the White House celebrating skills based volunteers. During the celebratory conversation, several CEOs and policy leaders shared exciting updates and information about the pro bono...

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We Need 'All Hands on Deck' to Save Bullied Teens

(4) Comments | Posted April 24, 2012 | 3:00 PM

Adolescence is difficult. Add to that the pressure to be "normal" and go with the crowd, and the teen years can be overwhelming. Last week, gay teen Kenneth Weishuhn surrendered to relentless taunts from bullies by taking his own life. It goes without saying that each time a...

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Nonprofits Should Be in the Business of Going Out of Business

(12) Comments | Posted March 15, 2012 | 11:05 AM

Those of us working in social change organizations know and understand that creating long-term impact rather than a band-aid solution is ideal, so we set out on our quest to make change that will be felt for generations to come. But too often along this road of change, many of...

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