Monthly Archives: September 2011

Big thanks to Google for Nonprofits!

CLI is just getting up and running with the tools available, but Google is doing some amazing things to make business easier for nonprofits all over the world.  Check out Google for Nonprofits to learn more about the tools available to … Continue reading

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Want to learn more about the Congo? Here’s some great resources!

There are plenty of resources out there to give everyone a solid primer on the Congo. Here are some of CLI’s top recommendations. Know of another organization, site, book, or Twitter feed that should be included here? Let us know! … Continue reading

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Meet a Leader (Part II)!

We’ve written a good deal lately about CLI’s continuity and community of leaders, so we thought that we could give you a sense this week of what one of the students who began the program in 2010 is up to … Continue reading

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Reaction to “A Big Load of Should” by Monique Beadle

We tweeted about this a couple of weeks ago, but this piece is so incredibly spot on and it deserves an entire blog post! Monique Beadle (@moniquebeadle) is the Advocacy Director at Falling Whistles, an extraordinary nonprofit organization working in … Continue reading

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SwipeGood and MyDunkTank

We cannot overstate how excited we are about SwipeGood! This is the simplest, easiest, most effective way yet to support CLI (or any other charity that’s important to you). SwipeGood has already gotten a ton of positive press, and we’re … Continue reading

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Meet a Leader!

CLI’s young leaders are extraordinary individuals with incredibly bright futures. We’d like to introduce you to some of them! First, meet Rachelle Tshituka. Rachelle is a senior studying business at Lycee Masina (Masina High School) and was one of CLI’s … Continue reading

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What does the Congo have to do with me?

The crisis in the Congo, no matter where your interests lie, is relevant to you in any number of ways. To see how, take a few minutes to watch this video that has close to one million views worldwide. Kambale Musavuli, Spokesperson for Friends … Continue reading

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Orange Impact

CLI is proud to be one of the first groups featured in Orange Impact, a coalition of Syracuse University Maxwell School alums who are working on projects around the world (CLI Board Chair Efrem Bycer is part of the Maxwell School’s … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking and Leadership

Some of the most gratifying moments of CLI’s leadership training occur when it is possible to see the “lightbulb” go off for students. One way this happens is when the students are asked to come up with creative, new solutions … Continue reading

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Clark University’s Informed Activism Conference

Great news! CLI has been asked to be a part of the Informed Activism Conference hosted by Clark University’s Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies (follow them on Twitter here) and Jewish World Watch (check them out here). This event includes over … Continue reading

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