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Archive of posts tagged "social media for change"

With Glowing Hearts Unfestival Today


Monday, October 4th, 2010 — 12:52pm PDT
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During the Vancouver 2010 Games, everyone became a reporter in their own way. Photos, videos, podcasts, tweets, and Facebook updates allowed anyone in town to share what they were experiencing with the rest of the world. While all of the high-fives were happening and the streets flowed with flags and colours of all nations, Andrew […]

Got Socks? Help ChangeEverything


Tuesday, December 8th, 2009 — 9:00am PDT
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Over the years ChangeEverything.ca has been doing much more than blog about social and environmental causes — they’ve been taking action. Three years ago contributor Kate Dugas decided to take to the streets of Vancouver, moving from the online realm into a real life situation where support was greatly needed. I thought about collecting some […]

Vancouver Twestival Tickets are Now on Sale


Tuesday, September 1st, 2009 — 9:14am PDT
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For the second time this year, I am organizing a Twestival event in Vancouver. Twestival is a global fundraising event that is organized through Twitter, using the service to gather volunteers, get community input, invite participants, and publicize the event. Twestival will be like a meetup, where you can show up, have some food, win […]

Blogathon 2009 – Welcome to Blogathon


Saturday, July 25th, 2009 — 6:01am PDT
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Post #1 of #49 – Over the next 24 hours I will be raising funds for the Union Gospel Mission during Blogathon 2009. Please consider donating to my cause to keep my going until 6am PT July 26th. Welcome to Blogathon Vancouver 2009! Every 30 minutes for the next 24 hours I will be publishing […]

Blogathon Vancouver 2009 Event Update


Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009 — 7:32am PDT
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Blogathon Vancouver 2009 is just days away and preparations for the first-ever “on location” Blogathon event are coming along smoothly. Sponsors so far include Kontent Creative (for the logo work), Workspace (venue), Dairy Queen (lunch), and Developmental Disabilities Association (dinner sponsor). The lovely and talented Rachael Chatoor will stop by to treat us to some […]

KidSport – Sports Skills Are Life Skills Contest


Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 — 10:15am PDT
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Tomorrow morning I’ll be out at the Vancouver Art Gallery taking part in the KidSport Media Challenge. We’ll squaring off in teams and engaging in some friendly athletic competitions to raise awareness about KidSport and their “Sports Skills Are Life Skills” campaign. To kick-off the campaign, local members of the media will put their life […]