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A Billion Acts of Green/Social Math/

April 22, 2011

Happy Earth Day! A Billion Acts of Green
This year, has taken on no small task: they’ve collaborated with Facebook to engage the globe in environmental action. With a nifty new Facebook app, users may share their “Act of Green” with friends. Earth Day hopes to hit the billion mark in advance of the June 2012 U.N Conference on Sustainable Development as tangible evidence that people worldwide are working to protect the Earth.

Social Math: Statistics your friends will understand
Statistics and facts – we love ’em, because we are proud members of the reality-based community. But stats can be dry, dry, dry. Moisten with a little “social math” like our friends at

Use to Start and Win Social Change Campaigns empowers millions of people around the world to start, join, and win campaigns for social change. If you are curious about how your organization mightuse their online platform to raise awareness about your own cause, join Interaction next Wednesday in their Outreach and Communications Working Group event. RSVP here.