Nominate a Young Activist for the 2011 Mario Savio Young Activist Award

Nominations are due before June 30, 2011. Forms and additional information are available by going to www.savio.org, or e-mailing savio at sonic dot net.

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Working on Tides' Voter Action Fund

Synopsis: Interview with Lacy Serros, Community Activist Fellow at Tides, 2008-2010. Discussion of the Voter Action Fund at Tides Foundation, a collective giving vehicle for donors engaging a "constant campaign" to support civic participation in the United States. Discussion of funding strategies, structure of VAF, how to recognize impact, arguments for sustaining grassroots organizations and supporting progressive communications capacity, reflections on engaged citizenship and the philanthropic sector.

"A window, not...