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We’re better off connected: socially challenging Social Media Week events

The 2013 edition of Social Media Week London continues the debate around the power of social media to be a force for change in all sectors.  But technology is, of course, only as useful as its users make it. Our theme … Continue reading

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The art of asking – an inspirational TED talk

Don’t make people do something, ask them.  Ask them by connecting with them. When you connect with them, people want to help you.  Lessons in successful (crowd)fundraising from alt-rock icon Amanda Palmer, who raised $1.2 million on Kickstarter for her … Continue reading

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Crisis at Christmas 2012

Thousands of guests were welcomed by Crisis at Christmas centres this year, with all their residential centres filled to capacity and day centres busy throughout the whole week.   People took advantage of medical services, advice services, as well as … Continue reading

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