How to Make Peace Corps as Fierce as RuPaul

How to Make Peace Corps as Fierce as RuPaul

Peace Corps has the potential to be fierce, and it should be. Like RuPaul, Peace Corps should push boundaries and break barriers and create a fierce group of volunteers, ready to take on the world.
Some ask if the Peace Corps, as we know it, is still necessary for this

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Friends & RPCVs of Guyana on Facebook Causes

Hi everyone! We also want to remind you of FROG on Facebook Causes, please check it out and join when you get a chance –
https://www.causes.com/campaigns/20015-friends-rpcvs-of-guyana/
We use both our Fan Page and Causes page because of the great, but different, tools they both have.
Thanks!
Scott
Friends & RPCVs

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Collaborative Mapping in Developing Countries

For past two years I’ve been a board member of the RPCV group Friends & RPCVs of Guyana (FROG) and as nonprofits go, it takes time to build up membership, fund raise, continue outreach and develop our programs but I’m confident that we’re progressing at a solid pace.
There’s plenty

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Monkey Vs Robot – My Weekly Idealist post

RFID and the Internet of Things
RFID is a term you’re going to start hearing a lot more about if you aren’t already familiar with it. What is RFID?
Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is an automatic identification method, relying on storing and remotely retrieving data using devices called RFID tags or

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Wikipedia on BitTorrent

Wikipedia content is now available through BitTorrent –
Wikipedia school edition is an offline DVD version of Wikipedia by SOS Children’s Villages (a charity for orphans) filled with “checked content” from the user-edited online encyclopedia. The 2.9GB download is available only via BitTorrent, and to top it off, here’s a

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Roll your own nonprofit Reddit

Most hard-core web users have either seen or used sites like Digg and Reddit at one time or another. These popular news aggregation services use the vote-to-promote model to push interesting user submitted links to the front of their pages. Users then vote on these submissions and the links with

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Ethical Consumerism (hearts) Social Shopping

Recently I was reminded of an article by activist and author George Monbiot from a year ago. He argued that “green consumerism” is pointless when trying to affect environmental and social change but that political participation is the most effective course of action.
If [green consumerism] merely swapped the damaging

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Yahoo Pipes and Google Gears for Nonprofits

Yahoo Pipes
Yahoo Pipes is a web service that allows users to quickly build web-based applications from aggregated web feeds, web pages and other sources of content. The drag-and-drop user interface makes it dead simple to create useful applications from various data sources quickly.
Some examples below:
Content Keyword RSS

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