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  This week 450+ social sector professionals descended on San Diego’s Loews Coronado Bay Resort for The Communications Network’s annual conference. The three-day event united a diverse group of leaders from foundations, nonprofits, consultancies, and research institutions to explore how effective communication is helping them drive social change. Solomon McCown was proud to sponsor ComNet15, attending inspiring sessions with speakers including: Soledad O’Brien, award-winning...
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Was it really only eight years ago that a young senator from the state of Illinois made headlines for embracing nascent social media technologies in his campaign for President? Since then, social media has become a necessary part of political campaigns, whether you’re Barack Obama, Marty Walsh, or running for Mayor of Dorchester. With the...
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Today nearly 124,000 men, women and children are awaiting organ transplants in the United States; and thousands more are in need of tissue and cornea transplants to restore their mobility and sight. Between 2011-2012, only 28,000 of the 118,000 people on the transplant list received an organ donation – that is less than half of...
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The Massachusetts Chapter of the American Planning Association recently announced the winners of its 2014 Annual Awards Program, and Solomon McCown shared an award with our client, the Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance, and its partner the Massachusetts Association of Planning Directors for our media outreach efforts around the Alliance’s Zoning Reform legislation. The bill in...
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Our client, the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, the largest public charity in New England devoted exclusively to education, is featured in The Bay State Banner. The byline, written by Nellie Mae’s President, Nick Donohue, is a compelling commentary on the new data gathered by the National Center for Education Statistics. This fall, for the first...
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Our client, the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, is featured on the education blog Edutopia, found here. In the byline, Nellie Mae’s President and CEO, Nick Donohue, and Principal of Revere High School, Dr. Lourenco Garcia, team up to talk about how Revere High School has implemented successful blended learning techniques to improve the district. The...
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WinnDevelopment recently completed the renovation of Worcester Vocational High School, turning the space into Voke Lofts, a mixed-income residential building.  Former teachers and students from the school were invited to tour the remodeled building and were very impressed by the results.  In this News Telegram article, managing principal Gilbert Winn discusses the unique aspects of...
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This week, hundreds of voters gathered at the Boston Public Library for a gubernatorial forum on transportation and smart growth. Hosted by Transportation for Massachusetts and the Massachusetts Smart Growth Alliance (and organized by Livable Streets and the Kendall Square Association), the forum was moderated by CommonWealth magazine's Paul McMorrow and Serrafix CEO Doug Foy. Five...
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Of the 3 Boston Marathon Bombing victims and slain  MIT police officer, only one was not from a local family. Lu Lingzi, a native of Shenyang, China, was a 23-year-old  graduate student at Boston University who had fallen in love with her adopted hometown. “She one time told me every corner you turn is a...
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Not only did the recession apparently make us smarter, its gradual recovery has also led to a boost in charitable giving. Blackbaud, a software and services provider designed specifically for nonprofit organizations, released its “2013 Charitable Giving Report” this week, showing that overall donations to nonprofits grew 4.9% last year, the largest increase since before...
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