Here’s a roundup of what’s buzzing in the social sector this week.
Big debate: who’s more charitable?
This Sunday’s Super Bowl has taken over most of the online buzz this week, even in the nonprofit space. In addition to the coverage of how Super Bowl fans are giving back to the city of New Orleans, there was also a debate about which city is more charitable: San Francisco or Baltimore.
On Huffington Post Live, there was a great Google+ Hangout conversation on the issue of low-paying jobs in the nonprofit sector. Hear from Laura Gassner-Otting, of the Nonprofit Professionals Advisory Group; Mark Culliton, of CollegeBoundDorchester.org; Sammy Redd, from the New College Institute; Ameena Matthews, from CeaseFire; and Trish Tchume, of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network, in this conversation with Huffington Post Live reporter and author Nancy Redd.
- Watch the preview of Girl Rising, a documentary produced by 10×10, a nonprofit that leverages films and partnerships to promote the education of girls around the world. The film follows 10 girls from different countries as they work to achieve their dreams. Screened at Sundance in January, the film is already generating buzz.
- Kivi Leroux Miller, of NonprofitMarketingGuide.com, launched a new video series called “Three Questions and One Favorite.” Her first video in the series—on annual reports, surveys, and plans—is available on YouTube.
- Check out this video clip on Recruiting in the Nonprofit Sector, from LinkedIn’s Talent Connect conference in Las Vegas in October 2012.
- Over on our Facebook page, there is a lively conversation happening around the pros and cons of voluntourism.
- The Chronicle of Philanthropy analyzes the results of a study showing that younger, wealthy donors are more interested in seeing results from their donations to nonprofit organizations than previous generations.
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