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Social Actions is Twittering Change and Raising Questions

BY Allison Fine | Saturday, April 4 2009

I found this picture of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip standing with the Obamas last week at Buckingham Palace rather startling. (AP Photo/John Stillwell, pool) Read More

Are You a Person or an Org on Twitter?

BY Allison Fine | Wednesday, February 25 2009

From A. Fine Blog. There was a great post on the Chronicle’s website today about the use of Twitter by nonprofit organizations. Read More

What is the Tax Choice Program?

BY Allison Fine | Wednesday, February 4 2009

Alaskans are choosing to give a percentage of their refund to charities of their choice. Why can't we create a Tax Choice Program whereby we all get to determine where, say, 10% of our state and federal taxes will go. It ... Read More

Voting Reform Beyond '08

BY Allison Fine | Wednesday, December 10 2008

Took a quick break from the GiveList to attend the Pew Center on Voting's conference called Voting in America- The Road Ahead. My first impression having watched and participated in voting reform efforts for the better ... Read More

Change.gov a Wiki Wannabe

BY Allison Fine | Wednesday, November 26 2008

The Obama folks have launched a discussion on health care policy on their Change.gov site reports Nancy Scola. Launched yesterday, the health care area has become a "live" forum of conversation hosted by two members of ... Read More

Citizenship Is More Than Volunteerism and More than Gotcha

BY Allison Fine | Monday, November 24 2008

Election Day seems like a lifetime ago, doesn't it? There was the great exultation that at long last a new day was here in America. Hope had returned, but just for an instant, as the economy kept going down, down, down ... Read More

Social Security Administration Blocking Voter Registration (cont'd)

BY Allison Fine | Friday, October 3 2008

I have an update on my post from this morning about the Social Security Administration. According to the legislative director in Senator Feinstein's office, the Senator sent a letter to the SSA on September 23rd asking ... Read More

Top 5 Reasons You Won't Be Able To Vote

BY Allison Fine | Friday, October 3 2008

Top 5 Reasons You Won't Be Allowed to Vote Enormous efforts have been made by campaigns and public interest groups to register people to vote on November 4th. According to the Election Assistance Commission more than 2 ... Read More

Top 5 Reasons You Won't Be Able To Vote

BY Allison Fine | Friday, October 3 2008

Top 5 Reasons You Won't Be Allowed to Vote Enormous efforts have been made by campaigns and public interest groups to register people to vote on November 4th. According to the Election Assistance Commission more than 2 ... Read More

Voter Story in Pennsylvania

BY Allison Fine | Tuesday, April 22 2008

There will be a lot going on in Pennsylvania today with the death match between Obama and Clinton coming down to the wire. A huge turnout and lots of new voters are expected which is always worrisome in large states like ... Read More