Go Mobile — An Interview with Katrin Verclas

September 26, 2008 on 8:31 pm | In Best Practices, Mobile Campaigns | No Comments

Our excellent colleagues at Big Duck (which is an erstwhile communications firm working with nonprofits) recently conducted an interview with me for their podcast series.  We chat about mobile strategies, some things mobiles are good (and not so good for) and how people can think about getting started who want to reach their constituents where they are. Listen to the interview here.

Links mentioned in the podcast are here.

Calder Strategies at Personal Democracy Forum

May 14, 2008 on 12:45 am | In Events and Updates, Mobile Campaigns | No Comments

Catherine and Katrin will both be speaking at Personal Democracy Forum in New York June 23 and 24. Katrin will be moderating and Catherine will be a participant in a panel on mobile politics that will be examining what has and hasn’t been successful for mobile political organizing this year. We’ll also explore what to expect as we move into the Fall campaign season. More details and other panelists coming soon!

Katrin Verclas: Wireless Technology for Social Change Report released by UN Foundation

May 6, 2008 on 3:54 am | In Best Practices, Events and Updates | 2 Comments

Katrin is the co-author of the new Wireless Technology for Social Change:
Trends in NGO Mobile Use
, released by the United Nations Foundation and
The Vodafone Group Foundation.

Wireless Technology for Social Change: Trends in NGO Mobile Use was written by Sheila Kinkade (ShareIdeas.org) and Katrin Verclas (MobileActive.org), and commissioned by the United Nations
Foundation-Vodafone Group Foundation Technology Partnership. The report examines emerging
trends in “mobile activism” by looking at 11 case studies of groups active in the areas of public health, humanitarian assistance and environmental conservation. Continue reading Katrin Verclas: Wireless Technology for Social Change Report released by UN Foundation…

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