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Podcast & Video: Closing Civic Spaces in the Digital Age

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Listen to Lucy Bernholz, Chris Worman, Mandeep Tiwana, Wilneida Negrón, and Dan “Blah” Meredith discuss the role digital resources are playing in the closing of civic spaces around the world. Civic spaces are closing around the world. Digital data and infrastructure are playing an increasing role in this trend, as they reshape the foundation and boundaries of civic spaces, and create new digital …

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Predict-a-palooza: Civil Society Forecast 2018

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Featured Speakers Civil society – our shared space and work for the public good – faces startling new pressures and possibilities in this dynamic, digital age. What trends, opportunities, and risks will inform and reshape civil society in 2018? Join us as we kick off the new year with a virtual roundtable of experts, scholars, and practitioners to identify key …

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Closing Civic Space in the Digital Age

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Featured Speakers Civic spaces are closing around the globe. What role has digital data played in restricting civil society, and what are next steps for ensuring open civic spaces in this digital age? Join us as we gather experts to discuss the role of digital resources in shaping access to democratic participation, civil liberties, and other features of a thriving …

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Podcast & Video: The Open 990 & U.S. Nonprofits

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Listen to Lucy Bernholz, Cinthia Schuman Ottinger, Beth Simone Noveck, David Borenstein, and Neville Vakharia discuss the new machine-readable Form 990 and the opportunities and challenges presented to U.S. nonprofits and civil society. Recent regulatory changes have made e-filed Form 990s, the data-rich annual financial disclosure forms for U.S. nonprofits, publicly available as machine-readable digital data. With this change, the floodgates are opening for social …

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Digital Impact – New York City

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New York City: Join us on October 23!   Digital Impact is coming to New York City to learn how social sector leaders are creating impact in the digital age. Nonprofit organizations and foundations increasingly depend on digital data to inform their strategies, monitor their progress, manage their organizations and pursue their missions. How can organizations and leaders maximize the …

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Podcast: Internet Health: A Checkup for Civil Society

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Listen to Lucy Bernholz, Solana Larsen, Dhanaraj Thakur, and Jessica Feldman discuss how we can define, measure, and foster a healthy internet for civil society. Shaped by technology, policy, commerce, culture and a host of other influences, the internet is a dynamic and diverse digital ecosystem whose increasing indispensability presents both opportunities and challenges for civil society. Digital Impact hosted …

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Digital Impact – Cape Town

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Cape Town: join us on September 7!   Digital Impact is coming to South Africa to learn how social sector leaders are creating impact in the digital age. Nonprofit organizations and foundations increasingly depend on digital data to inform their strategies, monitor their progress, manage their organizations and pursue their missions. How can organizations and leaders maximize the opportunities presented …

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The Open 990 & U.S. Nonprofits

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Featured Speakers The annual tax forms for U.S. nonprofits – known as “Form 990s” – are now available to the public in digital, machine-readable form when they are filed electronically. Researchers, journalists, giving platforms, infrastructure organizations and others are coming together to make it easier to access and use this data, which provide unique insights into nonprofit financials, grantmaking, income, spending …

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Internet Health: A Checkup for Civil Society

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Featured Speakers Internet health – how do we define, measure, and foster it for social good? Join us as we gather experts for a checkup on the state of the internet and a closer look at key initiatives designed to monitor, evaluate, and improve the digital ecosystem for civil society. Lucy Bernholz, Director of the Digital Civil Society Lab (DCSL), …

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Digital Impact – Brisbane

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  Brisbane: join us on July 29!   Digital Impact is coming to Australia to learn how social sector leaders are creating impact in the digital age.   Nonprofit organizations and foundations increasingly depend on digital data to inform their strategies, monitor their progress, manage their organizations and pursue their missions. How can organizations and leaders maximize the opportunities presented …