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Bernholz’s ‘Blueprint 2013’ Highlights SocialCoding4Good

Philanthropy and the Social Economy: Blueprint 2013, an annual industry forecast written by leading philanthropy scholar Lucy Bernholz about the new social economy, listed Benetech’s SocialCoding4Good initiative among “big shifts that matter” in the field. Bernholz cites SocialCoding4Good as a project demonstrating how a “digital infrastructure” is emerging for the new social economy – private capital used […]

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Benetech Names Justin Adams as Communications Director

Benetech has announced the appointment of Justin Adams as the organization’s new Communications Director. For the past 15 years, Adams has worked in both the corporate and non-profit sectors, focusing on the intersection of technology, communications and issues management.

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United Nations Issues Report on Deaths in Syria

Benetech Human Rights Program Examines Seven Data Bases to Identify Nearly 60,000 Killings The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) today released a report which provides an analysis of the total number of documented conflict-related killings in Syria between March 2011 and November 2012. The UN report is based on […]

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Benetech CEO Featured in Skoll Foundation Video

The Skoll Foundation has posted a story and a video on their website that features Benetech founder and CEO Jim Fruchterman. The story was written as part of the IBM for Midsize Business Program. Entitled “Jim Fruchterman Now Matching High Tech Workers with Nonprofit Needs,” the video explores how mid-sized businesses can engage in social good. Interviewed by […]

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Bookshare Showcases Student Technology and its Free, Federally Funded Accessible Book Initiative

DCPS Students with Disabilities Speak about Academic Equality, Higher Education, and Lifelong Learning at DC Public Library Students with print disabilities and administrators from the District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), along with library and government officials, shared their stories and progress toward improving academic equality and lifelong learning through the use of technology at […]

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