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What’s your hip hop is our trash…

The state of hip hop may be going in a completely negative direction, with the exception of few emerging lyrical beasts like Kendrick Lamar, J. Cole and CyHi The Prynce. Those who are a part of the small group unafraid to separate themselves from the Industry, the Image, and the glare of that All Mighty Dollar, seem to give Hip Hop hope. Young generations born … Continue reading What’s your hip hop is our trash…

More fundraising options…

Band and choir concerts Perform a free service for donations: Rake leaves, shovel snow, take care of a pet. When offering your service, ask the person who benefited from your actions for a donation toward your worthy cause. Sell candy, cards, etc.: Work with reputable businesses that provide merchandise you can sell. Be sure at least half of the money raised goes to your cause. … Continue reading More fundraising options…

…But how are we going to pay for it?

A large part of philanthropy and serving the greater good is raising funds. Money is, of course, not the primary motivation of the things those who serve do but realistically it is needed to make what happens for the good of the community strong. Gaining enough money to accurately and positively conduct events and programs for philanthropy participants is no easy task. It requires planning … Continue reading …But how are we going to pay for it?

The blogger’s thoughts…Me, Myself, and I

What’s the best way to make a difference? I personally find that it is the “small things” that enable the biggest outcomes. If you are familiar with the Butterfly Effect, then you understand my reasoning. It never takes a huge thing to cause something else. In fact, everything is the effect of a cause and vice versa. With that being stated, start small in making … Continue reading The blogger’s thoughts…Me, Myself, and I

March is Women’s History Month

March is National Women’s History Month in the United States. In honor of Women’s History Month, we will examine some key issues still inhibiting the prosperity of women throughout society. The wage gap based on gender in the workplace is still an issue of today in the work environment. Women are still being paid 77 cents to the dollar in comparison with the compensation of … Continue reading March is Women’s History Month

Superman or Wonder Woman? Nope, a philanthropic leader…

Are you a leader? How do you lead? Just as there are steps to being a proper manager or leader in any other area of expertise, the same is the case for philanthropic leadership. Everyone that has the desire to help is not exactly cut out to be a leader in advocacy or philanthropy, especially when that philanthropy is a massive organization. Passion and so … Continue reading Superman or Wonder Woman? Nope, a philanthropic leader…

Buidling social value through social media: A non-profit organization approach

Non-profit organizations and other agencies with the goal of social change operate in a general framework of creating social value, along with increasing social support for their mission. Recently, with the rise of social media use, NPOs have targeted social media users for the exact purpose of maintaining those originally stated goals. Social media platforms are specifically created to encourage interaction between users and to … Continue reading Buidling social value through social media: A non-profit organization approach

Super Bowl commercial against the Redskins

Super Bowl 2014 was perhaps most memorable for the record-made loss by the Denver Broncos, who took home a devastating defeat by 35 points to the Seattle Seahawks. The game was over by the second half and most couldn’t remember the point of the game after Bruno Mars staged his awe-inspiring performance during the half-time show anyway. In Super Bowl tradition, viewers watching the Broncos’ … Continue reading Super Bowl commercial against the Redskins