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On the Hill to Advocate for and Honor Health Workers

By Carol Bales ,
Advocacy and policy communications manager, IntraHealth International
April 18, 2019
World Health Worker Week was a time to educate lawmakers on the tremendous impact of frontline health workers.

When Time Is Critical: How Involving Frontline Health Workers Can Improve Stroke Survival Rates

By Carmen Graffagnino,
Neurologist, Duke Hospital ; Nilima Mehta ,
Philanthropy program manager, Medtronic Foundation ; Anne Katharine Wales,
Senior philanthropy portfolio lead, Medtronic Foundation
April 09, 2019
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How to Use Data Visualization for Immigration Advocacy

The November 14, 2012, Technology Salon NYC (TSNYC) focused on ways that ICTs can support work with children who migrate. An earlier post covers the discussion around Population Council’s upcoming ‘Adolescent Girls on the Move’ report.

Smart Co-working Space Available at mission*social

mission*social, a unique workspace for social enterprises, small businesses and entrepreneurs in San Francisco, has new space available for rent. mission*social is more than affordable office space and shared resources – it provides the opportunity for informal dialogue and collaboration among the organizations.

ICT4Drinks - the Happy Hour for technology and development professionals in DC, SF, NYC, and SEA

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Are you a technology or development professional who would love to converse with your peers in an informal, after-hours setting? Would you be in New York City, Washington DC, San Francisco, or Seattle?

Mapping the Future of Cities & Education

What does real-time mapping with New York City public school kids look like? Recently, Digital Democracy was invited to work with 120 young people from all 5 boroughs as part of the Department of Education’s “Future Now” program. Having gone through the NY Public School system myself, I jumped at the opportunity to help them innovate. My task was to engage the kids in a conversation about what they’d like to see in the year 2020. Future Now is creating NYC’s Digital Storybook – a citywide youth project about school, community, and dreams.

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