Author Archives: Ashley

Social Media 101: The Basics of Facebook and Twitter

Written by Ashley Black Dyson School c/o 2014, Cornell University (Student Intern – Summer 2013) Welcome to Social Media 101, the first of three installments designed to teach you how to use social media like a pro to promote your campaign, gain public visibility and grow your network of supporters and contributors. As discussed in [...]

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6 Best Kept Secrets to Launching a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign

Written by Ashley Black Dyson School c/o 2014, Cornell University (Student Intern – Summer 2013) With the rise of websites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo, crowdfunding has earned widespread hype as an effective way to raise significant amounts of money and gain greater visibility for a project or cause. But like anything new, learning the tricks [...]

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GreenStar Community Projects: Feeding Our Future

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Written by Ashley Black Dyson School c/o 2014, Cornell University (Student Intern – Summer 2013) Building a stronger community and tackling food justice is just the tip of the iceberg (lettuce) for this week’s featured Changemaker! Let me introduce our passionate PEAKS community to GreenStar Community Projects (aka GSCP) and its recently appointed Project Coordinator, Luke [...]

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