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“The right Fit” – Think Scarf, not Glove – Building a Career in Change

  This blog is part do PCDNetwork’s career in change 2017 series. Click here for more info David J. Smith In career exploration, we often think we have a clear understanding of the needs of the job we are considering. Our understanding might come from a posted description or one shared privately with us. This can result in our assuming that what is written is all there is. We take the description...

“A Comparative Study of the Economic Effects of World Institutionally Enforced Austerity Measures by the International Financial Institutions and the Economic Effects of A ‘Privatized Global ‘War on Terror’: Assessing Their Negative Impacts on the Realization of Human Rights”

The ongoing financial crisis in Cyprus will be known as one of the most damaging since the financial meltdown of 2008 because of the conditions that have been imposed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the European Central Bank (ECB). Both these financial institutions have imposed an unconditional freeze on depositors’ saving accounts in the Cyprus banks as a key action in their financial...

“GYAC-Liberia to petition Legislature on Corruption Court Establishment”

The Liberian Chapter of the Global Youth Anti-Corruption Network an international anti-Corruption institution established by the World Bank Institute in 2009 is calling for the immediate passage of a Bill seeking to establish a specialize court to hear all cases of corruption in Liberia.   According to GYAC-Liberia National Coordinator, James Koryor there is no justifiable reason for the delay in...

Amazing 2017 Social Change/Impact events where PCDN will be present (please join us)

Dear Colleagues One of our favorite times for the PCDN Team is when we are fortunate enough to interact with our amazing members all over the world. We greatly appreciate the stories of appreciation for the impact that PCDN is having (please continue to add your comments about how PCDN has impacted your work here), your suggestions for how we can improve PCDN and sharing stories/strategies and inspiration...

Small Steps for Bridging the Divide in Our Country: Day One

This past week I  visited St. Petersburg College (SPC) in Clearwater, Florida.   SPC is one of the oldest community colleges in the U.S. founded in 1927.  The objective of my visit was providing ideas and strategies for bridging differences in our communities. The visit was timed to coincide with this week: the end of the Obama presidency and beginning of the Trump presidency. The emotional level...

PCDN January Career Webinar: How to Get Ready to Find Your Dream Job

Welcome to our inspire | connect | act career series. PCDNetwork’s mission for 2017 is to get you from passion to hired and to help you grow as a professional with purpose. Whatever it is you are looking, PCDNetwork is the one place where you can come to receive inspiration (learn the latest trends in the field of social good); to connect (do you know that more and more employers are posting jobs...

Ethical Corporation Clean Energy Forecast – Press Release

PRESS RELEASE: US clean energy forecast for 2017 January 18, 2017 Ethical Corporation speaks to General Motors and Autodesk to discuss the US clean energy forecast for 2017. With Davos this week and current uncertainty around climate change policy from the White House, it’s even more important for business to see the benefits clean energy renewable energy can provide for long term sustainable growth.  Ethical...

A call for Partnership in Publication of a Manuscript which is a Blueprint for Political Empowerment free of Power Corruption

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(Rescheduled) Making Violence Obsolete Training To Feature New Horizons Bus Ride Story Adventure

We were ice stormed out in December. But we are back again now! 2017 is here at last! And so are we! Now it’s time for us to get our Making Violence Obsolete show on the road again! (With high hopes that by next year at this time we will have already taken a real, live bus filled with like-minded others for a real live Bus Ride Story Adventure). In the meantime, we are ready now to roll out again...

PeaceStartup Foundation in the 16th World Summit of the Nobel Peace Laureates – Bogotá

We are very proud to announce that the PeaceStartup Foundation will participate in the 16th World Summit of the Nobel Peace Laureates held in Bogotá. During the event, we invite you to participate in our workshop. The proposed activity is developed in three phases in which participants work on the design of viable solutions to take up peace global issues. Hence, the first phase deals with the introduction...

A Walker Statue For Memory Of Racak Massacre/Hoax

On the 18th anniversary of a massacre of Kosovo Albanians in Racak, a statue of the former chief of OSCE Verification Mission to Kosovo, William Walker, was unveiled in the village of Racak, where 45 Albanian civilians were reportedly massacred by Serbian forces on January 15, 1999. US diplomat William Walker, who at the time was the chief of the OSCE ceasefire verification mission to Kosovo, first...

Seeking Applicants for Public Knowledge’s “Open Internet” Course

This post originally appeared on Public Knowledge’s Blog. Note: The call for Open Internet Course applications began on January 3 and runs through January 20. Applicants will be notified of their selection by January 30. The application is available here.  Public Knowledge is launching a call for applications for the next round of our online and tuition-free, Spanish-language Open Internet Course....

Application Window Open for GlobalGiving March Accelerator

Until February 1st, 2017, GlobalGiving is accepting applications for registered nonprofits to join the GlobalGiving Accelerator. The GlobalGiving Accelerator is an opportunity for you and your organization to build skills, access tools, and grow your base of supporters to achieve crowdfunding success. When you graduate, your organization becomes a permanent member of GlobalGiving, and you’ll have...

Leaning In to Engage

In the martial art I study, we do a lot of leaning in – and by that I mean actually moving in toward your opponent.  If you are unsure or things are getting dicey, it is often best to get closer.  If you block an attack and immediately back away, you open yourself to another attack and lose your opportunity.  This runs counter intuitively for many people who ask if it isn’t more dangerous...

His Eminence Dr. Madhu Krishan The Eminent Scientist In Calcutta International Conference Conferred Doctorate Degrees & Awards To Scientists For Their Research Works For The Innovative Integrated Medicines For Diabetics , Hepatitis , Cancer, HIV Aids & Many Other Deadly Diseases

His Eminence Dr. Madhu Krishan The Eminent Scientist In Calcutta International Conference Conferred Doctorate Degrees & Awards To Scientists For Their Research Works For The Innovative Integrated Medicines For Diabetics , Hepatitis , Cancer, HIV Aids & Many Other Deadly Diseases www.augp.edu.in    and  www.augp.webs.com   Email—-> augp.info@gmail.com His Eminence Dr. Madhu Krishan...

Diving into an Ocean of Gratitude for Living and Caring with Patch Adams

NOTE: Before I give you my new post I want to let you know that I am participating in an book giveaway where 7 personal development authors are giving away 11 different books all for free. If you would like 1-11 free ebooks, check out this link. You can read the latest blog post below or you can click here to read it on the website. The real Patch Adams estimates he has been at 10,000 deathbeds. I...

Connecting Passion to Purpose

This blog is part do PCDNetwork’s career in change 2017 series. Click here for more info If Stephanie had listened to the advice ‘follow your passion’ she would have continued with her dance career. As a teenager in Belgium she trained 6 days a week and dreamt of success in ballet. At some point, however, two things happened: she recognized another growing passion to shape a more sustainable...

Mediators Shouldn’t Try to Push Past Differences

Mediators often get too excited about making a settlement happen.  We should let go of that and acknowledge that our clients’ differences from each other matter to them. Read the blog here. 

How to Change the World with a Master of Arts in Social Innovation

This is a sponsored post on PCDN Isidore Niyongabo was born in Burundi, where he contracted meningitis at a young age and survived to begin his journey as a deaf person. Perseverance and a passion for changemaking led him to the Kroc School. In 2013 Isidore submitted a proposal to the Social Innovation Challenge (SIC) to develop an education system that would support the 57 million deaf people in developing...

12 Steps to Prepare for Your Dream Job

Congratulations. By reading this blog and checking out PCDNetwork, the go-to-hub for global social change, you’ve taken an important step in advancing your social change career. This is the first blog post in our 2017 Inspire | Connect| Act career series  designed to give you the tools, information and strategies to build a high impact career. Over the course of the year we will have over 40 blog...
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