Content tagged with “Advocacy and Social Media”
Frustrated with Economists? Try Behavioral Economics.The Center for Global Development just came out with yet another smart essay on a fascinating topic titled "The Nature of the Beast: What...
Tags: Evaluation Theory and Methods, APEP News, Advocacy and Social Media
Washington BluesUnless you’ve been away in outer space, with the Voyager 1 perhaps, you’ve heard at least one bit of news this week about the inner workings of the US government in this wonderful...
Tags: APEP News, Politics, Advocacy and Social Media
Narcissism for a Social Cause Beth Kanter posted this lighthearted gem a few days ago, asking: are there cases where “selfies” can be used in support of a social cause?  Kanter tracked down...
Tags: Advocacy and Social Media, Education, Advocacy Strategies
To Lobby or Not To Lobby?The answer is likely the former.  Or at least that’s what The Washington Post noted in a featured article last weekend about the Congressional August recess.  ...
Tags: Human Rights, Advocacy Strategies, Advocacy and Social Media, US Politics
Being the “Redheaded Stepchild”The news of the State Department spending $630,000 on Facebook likes broke out amid harsh criticism but the whole fiasco points to larger issues around internal...
Tags: Advocacy Strategies, Advocacy and Social Media, Journalism
Register Soon for APEP’s Next Breakfast DiscussionMercy Corps' Jon Kurtz and Oxfam America's Gabrielle Watson are stopping by on Thursday, July 25th to talk about monitoring and evaluation in...
Tags: APEP News, Advocacy Strategies, Advocacy and Social Media, Environment
August AdvocacyIf you belong to a US-based grassroots advocacy group, you’ve probably marked on your calendar the upcoming Congressional recess in August when policymakers head back home to reconnect...
Tags: Advocacy and Social Media, Health, Advocacy Strategies
Micro NarrativesFast Company’s Rita King asks: how is Twitter changing the way we tell stories?  As much as some (*cough*) may bemoan the ebb in popularity of longer print narratives, tweets...
Tags: Reproductive Health, Advocacy and Social Media, Evaluation Theory and Practice
Advocacy Evaluation Breakfast: Assessing Coalitions with Innovation Network on May 22ndDuring Q&A at our last breakfast event, someone in the audience asked Serra Sippel of the Center for Health...
Tags: Education, Advocacy and Social Media, Advocacy Strategies, APEP News
Upcoming Advocacy Evaluation Breakfast: Wednesday, January 30th at 8:15AM For roughly nine years, The Connect U.S. Fund supported advocacy coalitions working on issues critical to America’s foreign...
Tags: Advocacy and Social Media, Advocacy and Social Networks, Advocacy Strategies, Coalition Building