Values and Conflicts with Short-Term Immersive Service

Values and Conflicts with Short-Term Immersive Service

Apr 18, 2011 | Leave a comment

Hillel Rio Alternative Break participant writes about her experiences in Brazil. Was it worth all the time and expense of traveling to Brazil to do community service?

Using the Seder for Social Justice – What Are You Doing This Year?

Using the Seder for Social Justice – What Are You Doing This Year?

Apr 1, 2011 | Leave a comment

The order of the Seder creates an opportunity to embody each action with a newly inspired meaning. See what some in the Jewish social justice movement are doing.

Groupon Volunteerism

Feb 25, 2011 | Leave a comment

How to utilize the “Groupon” model of marketing and fundraising for volunteerism and service.

Micro-Granting as Community Building

Jan 31, 2011 | Leave a comment

Effective activism requires finding a method as well as identifying a cause. For example, when a group of artists wanted to raise money for fellow artists, they organized Detroit SOUP, a monthly event that now attracts dozens of Detroiters interested and engaged in creating change.

Crowdsourcing Fundraising Tools

Jan 28, 2011 | Leave a comment

Individuals can help nonprofits and projects by fundraising on their own. New tools, such as the ones described here, make it easier than ever for ‘free agents’ to take the lead.