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Carter Work Project Twitter Party

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Please join us on Thursday, June 29, for a Twitter Party celebrating Habitat’s Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project, which will be held this year at sites throughout Canada in early July. President and Mrs. Carter and hundreds of volunteers will build alongside 150 future homeowners, all in celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary.

Corporate Philanthropy and Social Media: Engaging Your Audience, Elevating Your Cause

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When #GivingTuesday launched in 2012, it provided a counterpoint to two massive celebrations of consumerism: Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year, and Cyber Monday. Now some of us will do just about anything to avoid shopping, but both days are intended to lure people out of their post-Thanksgiving food coma to jumpstart the holiday retail season.

Beat the Heat with Fair Trade: Our Top Seven Fair Trade Certified Drinks for Summer

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With May in the rearview mirror and weekend after weekend of barbeques, picnics and pool parties on the horizon, it’s time to heat up your summer beverage game.  Here are seven of our favorite recipes, all made with Fair Trade Certified™ ingredients, to keep you cool and hydrated for whatever the sunny season throws your way.

Choice Organic Teas Berry Peach Rooibos Iced Tea 

Wendy's Chicken Nuggets Spark Retweet Battle with Ellen Degeneres

Wendy’s ups the ante by tweeting that they’ll donate $100,000 to the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption when Carter’s tweet breaks Ellen’s retweet record
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Last week, 16-year old Reno High School student Carter Wilkerson had a hankering for his favorite Wendy's Chicken Nuggets and proposed a bold idea when he tweeted:

"Yo @Wendy's how many retweets for a year of free chicken nuggets?"

Another Birdie as the Aflac Duck lands at the Shell Houston Open

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In its first ever appearance at a PGA TOUR event, the Aflac Duck attended the Shell Houston Open this past Saturday. Golf enthusiasts were invited to stop by and meet the Aflac Duck, have their photo taken and send out a tweet at the Aflac Twitter Vending Machine to help Aflac promote its commitment to the treatment and research for childhood cancer.

Walmart is Empowering Women

Walmart announced that they are one of nine corporations joining in a collaborative effort to track and report sourcing from self-identified and certified women-owned businesses (WOBs) over the next five years.
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#DidYouKnow that empowering women worldwide can add $12 Trillion to the world economy? #EmpowerWomen

Institute for Equity and Excellence in Public Education (IEEPE) Hosts Twitter Chat on “Child Trauma, Under-Age Alcohol and Substance Use, and Student Outcomes"

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The Health Alliance on Alcohol is a national public initiative developed in partnership with the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System, White Plains Hospital, and HEINEKEN USA to prevent underage drinking. Since 2005, the Health Alliance on Alcohol has provided parents, mentors and community leaders impactful tools on how to engage teens in honest, fact-based conversations on underage alcohol use and its effects.

The Institute for Equity and Excellence in Public Education (IEEPE) and the Health Alliance on Alcohol invite you to join them for a Twitter Chat on the connection between child trauma, under-age drinking and marijuana use, and Washington, D.C. student outcomes.

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The Health Alliance on Alcohol is a national public initiative developed in partnership with the NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System, White Plains Hospital, and HEINEKEN USA to prevent underage drinking. Since 2005, the Health Alliance on Alcohol has provided parents, mentors and community leaders impactful tools on how to engage teens in honest, fact-based conversations on underage alcohol use and its effects.

The Institute for Equity and Excellence in Public Education (IEEPE) and the Health Alliance on Alcohol invite you to join them for a Twitter Chat on the connection between child trauma, under-age drinking and marijuana use, and Washington, D.C. student outcomes.

Sara Chipps Looks Back on Cisco’s International Women’s Day #CiscoChat

by Sara Chipps, CEO of Jewelbots
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Sara Chipps is a JavaScript developer based in New York City. She has been working on Software and the Open Source Community since 2001. She’s been obsessed with hardware and has been a part of NodeBots since 2012. She is the CEO of Jewelbots, a company dedicated to drastically changing the number of girls entering STEM fields using hardware.

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Sara Chipps is a JavaScript developer based in New York City. She has been working on Software and the Open Source Community since 2001. She’s been obsessed with hardware and has been a part of NodeBots since 2012. She is the CEO of Jewelbots, a company dedicated to drastically changing the number of girls entering STEM fields using hardware.

March 8 #CiscoChat: Using Technology to Create More Opportunities for Women

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We live in an era of rapid technological change. Across the world, global problem solvers are using digital innovations to take on some of the world’s biggest challenges. As we continue to apply creative digital solutions to age-old global problems, one thing becomes clearer: when we work together, invite and nurture diversity, and encourage everyone to contribute, we speed the pace of social change exponentially.

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