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In Memory of Ed Cavanaugh, the Project Director of Get Out and Learn, a project of Tides

In Memory of Ed Cavanaugh, the Project Director of Get Out and Learn, a project of Tides                   On Tuesday morning, August 11th 2015, Ed Cavanaugh’s family stated on Facebook that Ed’s body had been found after his disappearance following a motor biking trip on the Rock Creek trail system in the Eldorado National Forest. Ed was a loved wilderness an...
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Time/lesss, Kappy Wells on Warming

Time/lesss, Kappy Wells on Warming               Visual artist and sculptor Kappy Wells, The San Francisco Gallery, and Tides are coming together in a unique partnership this September to draw attention to the devastating effects of climate change and to support three environmental organizations. The public opening reception to Time/lesss, Kappy Wells on Warming, on Wed...
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Recology Artist in Residence Program Turn Landfill into Art at Tides Thoreau Center

Recology San Francisco Artist in Residence Program  at Tides Thoreau Center by Shireen Afkari ...
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Move Over TED, Here Comes Serial

Move Over TED, Here Comes Serial: A Podcast Blockbuster and Why it Matters by Kriss Deiglmeier If you were not one of the millions of listeners raptly following the “Serial” podcast series last fall, you need to know what it was all about.  If you were, like me, addicted to producer Sarah Koenig’s riveting investigation of a 1999 high school murder case in Baltimore and the conv...
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Poor People Are Not Your Guinea Pigs: The Dark Side of Design Thinking Education

By Kriss Deiglmeier Introduction ...
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Tides awards the $10,000 2015 Pizzigati Prize to software developer Vishwas Babu

Public-interest computing’s highest honor is going to a programmer who’s helping nonprofits worldwide deliver quality financial services to the poor and unbanked.
San Francisco, February 19, 2015 — In today’s staggeringly unequal world, the global charity Oxfam recently detailed, 80 enormously rich individuals hold as much wealth as our planet’s poorest 3.5 billion people....
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Screw Networks by Kriss Deiglmeier

Kicking off a new year often inspires ideas to better ourselves and to increase the impact we are having in our careers. Promoted like a trendy diet or exercise regimen, networking tips and strategies have bombarded my inbox, with big promises about how networking in the right way can propel me to professional stardom. ...
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Building Capacity by Transforming Grantor/Grantee Relationships

Guest post by Sai Seigel. Sai Seigel was Director of the Bayview Hunters Point Community Fund, a donor-advised fund at Tides Foundation, from 2007-2014. The Bayview Hunters Point Community Fund (The Fund) offers one example of what it looks like when traditional grantor/grantee relationships are changed to foster mutual trust and a more personal relationship. This week, we released a final rep...
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Why Turning Social Innovators into Celebrities is a Bad Idea

by Kriss Deiglmeier A Fallen Star Newsweek’s May 2014 article, “Sex, Slavery and a Slippery Truth,” surfaced numerous inconsistencies and untruths in the personal story of Somaly Mam, tarnished heroine of the global crusade against sex trafficking. Mam’s fall from grace is unfortunate but sadly not a surprise. ...
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Something’s About to Change for LGBTQ Youth Organizations

LGBT Youth Community of Our Providers (CO-OP) launched Wednesday, October 15th. Please Note:  Our original post failed to credit the great work of CenterLink and of YouthLink advocacy network. We apologize for this omission. The CO-OP is intended to be a complement to these efforts. By Yvette Scorse A Guest Post from Safe Spaces Project, a Tides Project ...

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