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Sharing on social media: With great power…

Social sharing

‘Families of Westminster attack victims found out fate through pictures online’ reads one of the headlines from the Guardian today. The story explains how the families of Kurt Cochran, who was killed in the Westminster terror attack, and his wife Melissa, who was badly injured, found out they had been hurt when they recognised them in […]

MissionBox: A new resource for charities

Mission Box

Sharing information is something the third sector does brilliantly well, in my opinion. In the years I have been working for and with charities, I have received so much support from colleagues, even those from ‘competitor’ organisations. From straightforward questions about record-keeping to inspiring discussions about fundraising events or PR campaigns, I value the experience […]

SMEX17 Reflections: Expert Citizens

Darren Murinas image courtest of Lankelly Chase

There are some names and phrases in the charity world which, to me, just don’t feel right. ‘Stakeholders’ is the obvious one, but words that collectively describe people supported by charities such as ‘beneficiaries’, ‘patients’ and ‘clients’ also wrinkle my nose. Which is why I’m so taken with the concept of Expert Citizens and why […]

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