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Marie chats with Joyce (Rhiannon Chatnoir), Community Manager for NonProfit Commons in Second Life, about her involvement in Second Life, SLB10, Nonprofit Commons and upcoming speakers. For more information about NPC, check out
Today's show highlights national poetry month, Musicians AM Forte and James Olmos and the work of the Non-Profit Commons. There is a list of great books that I'm reading this month. Enjoy the show? Follow me on twitter, BTR and share the show with your friends!
Join me on this special segment to learn about all the events celebrating poetry and the spoken words. My guests are Saffia Widdenshins and Aisling Sinclair who were part of the 2015 One Billion Rising Organizing team in Second Life. Listen in to learn about their work and ways to get involved.
Prim Perfect Magazine
Prim Perfect magazine was established in 2007, with a threefold aim:
• To promote the work of Second Life home and garden designers
• To provide examples of the best and most beautiful design in Second Life
• To help new residents find the best ways to create their home and garden experience in a virtual world.
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He lectures around the world but now is here for you. From the latest in charity news, technology, fundraising and social networking, Ted Hart and his guests help you maneuver through this economic downturn in the charitable sector to greater levels of efficiency and fundraising success.
Expert: Simone P. Joyaux, ACFRE is described as “one of the most thoughtful, inspirational, and provocative leaders in the philanthropic sector.” A consultant specializing in fund development, strategic planning, and board development, Simone guides countless organizations and professionals through her consulting and coaching, teaching and writing. She works with all types and sizes of nonprofits, speaks at conferences worldwide, and teaches in the graduate program for philanthropy at Saint Mary’s University, MN.
Her books Keep Your Donors, Strategic Fund Development, and Firing Lousy Board Members all receive rave reviews. Simone has also contributed to several other books. She writes for the Nonprofit Quarterly, blogs weekly as Simone Uncensored, and publishes a monthly e-news.
As a volunteer, Simone founded the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island, a social justice organization. She regularly serves on boards. Currently she chairs the Advisory Board of the Centre for Sustainable Philanthropy at Plymouth University in the U.K. And, she chairs the Board of Directors of Planned Parenthood of Southern New England. Simone and her life partner have bequeathed their entire estate to charity. Visit her at www.simonejoyaux.com.
The 8th Annual is happening this week in Second Life. I had the opportunity to attend several panel discussions and connect with some amazing professionals in various fields.
Virtual Worlds Best Practices in Education is a global grass-roots community event focusing on education in immersive virtual environments. This open conference is organized by educators, for educators, to provide an opportunity to showcase the learning that takes place in this community of practice. All educators are encouraged to present, attend and take part in this discussion of collaborative deeper learning and co-presence in virtual worlds and games.
Hello thank you for coming out this evening. Today I will just take about 30mins of your time. I want to speak to those who are just starting out with their Nonprofit Org. Now there are a lot of things that you are learning and still will be learning for a long time. Tonight I am going to be talking about when you are working on projects how to start and plan a year in advance I will be giving tips and advice. So stay tune for more..
Ra’Mone Marquis is a native of the State of Florida. He received his Bachelors degree from Florida International University where he became a proud 2005 initiate of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. he went on to receive his Masters degree from the University of Phoenix. Mr. Marquis currently lives in Miami, Florida. Life experiences and literary idols such as Omar Tyree, Terry McMillan, and Eric Jerome Dickey; have shaped Ra’mone into the author that he is today. This is what formed the foundation of him being considered a unique and relatable author. Due to a desire to provide people with an uncensored, entertaining, and informative place to learn and express one’s self regarding everything sexuality; Ra’Mone created an experience known as The Quis Box. It includes everything from a blog, discussion topics, videos, drink recipes, and more. He is also the Founder and President of True T.A.L.E.N.T.S. Foundation, Inc.; a 501c3 nonprofit that he started in 2011. Its mission is to mentor and enrich the youth of our communities, ages 13-18 years old. With talents including music and dramatic arts; Ra’Mone finds joy in writing, cooking, entertainment, exercising, eating, and traveling…just to name a few. Courtesy of Kace Books, LLC. Ra’Mone’s first novel is a highly reviewed novel entitled District 69: The Crimson Edition. It’s highly reviewed followup is District 69: The Color Haven, which takes readers to unprecedented heights on a highly unforgettable literary journey, heightened by intricately selected colors. The third installment in the District 69 Series is District 69: The Greek Chronicles. Rooted in drama, traditions, sex, and real life experiences; this novel goes to a whole other level as it looks at all the facets and dimensions of fraternities and sororities.
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Sons of the Flag is a nonprofit organization supporting military, first responders and civilian burn survivors by providing funding for innovative research. The Sons of the Flag brings together passionate community leaders, pioneering physicians, experienced military service members, dedicated first responders and purposeful civilians to complete its mission.
Laura Sullivan is a GRAMMY® winning composer and recording artist. Her original music has been included in the score of two Emmy winning documentaries, as well as in many popular television programs and advertisements for Fortune 500 companies.
Laura Sullivan's release Love's River won a GRAMMY® for BEST NEW AGE ALBUM in the 56th GRAMMY® awards which aired on CBS on January 26, 2014.
GRAMMY® winning composer, Laura Sullivan, called out to the world to join her in a powerful plan to make a music video. Her request was simple. Take a video of yourself singing her song “900 Voices” and send it to her. The response was overwhelming.
938 people from Australia, Brazil, Israel, Croatia, Korea, Kenya, India, and many other countries, participated by making videos on their cell phones and sending them to Laura.
The result is epic. 27 languages included in one song and video about love and unity. The video has been released on April 9, 2015 and is titled “900 Voices.”
50% of the music proceeds of “900 Voices” are going towards the national nonprofit Little Kids Rock. This organization partners with economically disadvantaged school districts to run music programs. To date they have served more than 325,000 children in 13 states.
Watch the “900 Voices” Video:
This week on Chatting With Sherri we chat with Bunny Goodjohn about her book; Bone Song who won the Liam Rector First Prize for Poetry in 2014. "Bunny Goodjohn’s poems, as her title suggests, cut right to the bone. Singing of pain and sickness, of everyday cruelty and lost love, she traces the scars of childhood along an adult’s memories..." Sarah Kennedy The Gold Thread
Chatting With Sherri is now sponsored by Atelier Leseine http://atelierleseine.com/
Music by "Cowboy Sting" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
in Self Help
Science has proven that stress is the primary source of virtually every problem or lack of happiness, whether it be physical, spiritual, emotional, or circumstantial. People usually set goals for themselves based on external circumstances, which makes them bound to fail due to stress.
Many self-help programs ask us to tap into our willpower and use the power of positive thinking. Today's special guest, Dr. Alexander Loyd, says that this method is actually a recipe for failure. That is why 97 percent of self-help programs fail.
Dr. Loyd believes that we need to understand how fear and love work in our bodies to combat stress. In his new book, Beyond Willpower: From Stress to Success in 40 Days, Dr. Loyd offers a revolutionary 40 day holistic program based on more than 25 years of clinical experience. His program is rooted in science, ancient wisdom, and proven therapeutic techniques that remove success sabotaging obstacles.
Alexander Loyd has a Ph.D in psychology and an N.D. in naturopathic medicine. He is also the author of the international bestselling book, The Healing Code. His 12 year search for a cure for his wife's depression led to the discovery in 2001 of The Healing Code's system, to heal the source of virtually any physical, emotional, success, or relational issue. Since then his private practice has become the largest of its kind in the world.
To learn more about Alexander Loyd, Ph.D., N.D. please visit http://www.beyondwillpowernow.com o learn more about Dr. Loyd's The Beyond Willpower Nonprofit Movement, please visit http://www.beyondwillpowertogether.com
"Before the Transition is the Transformation...Improving the lives of ex-offenders and at-risk youth"
Valerie and Rev. Ray talk with Mr. Lamont Carey, Founder and Executive Director of Contact Visits, a nonprofit organization assisting at-risk youth and ex-offenders.
Contact Visits was founded by Lamont Carey on June 7, 2001. The vision to form this company was birthed while Lamont was serving his own multi-year prison term. When preparing for release, Mr. Carey took classes in business management and non-profit management, marketing, accounting, finance, and other business-related topics. Additionally, he was offered stress and anger management, decision- making, substance abuse prevention, life skills, and other courses related to preparing to re-enter society that he felt were not effective.
Mr. Carey’s first responsibility with Contact Visits was to develop more effective programs to address the needs and issues surrounding soon-to-be released felons, ex-convicts, and troubled youth. He is also responsible for the daily management of all operations, finding locations for all three facilities, hiring and managing staff, grant writing and fundraising, bookkeeping, contract management, public relations, interaction with federal and local government agencies as well as other non-profit service providers, budgeting, sourcing of training and educational personnel, creation of curriculum programs, and marketing.
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