23 Jul '11, 5am

How DoSomething Engages Young People [VIDEO] | Care2 Causes

How DoSomething Engages Young People [VIDEO] | Care2 Causes

One of the great success stories of online advocacy has beenDoSomething.org , a not-for-profit that encourages young people to use the power of online to “do good stuff offline.” Last fall I moderated a panel at BlogWorld Expo with DoSomething chief technology officer George Weiner, and last month I co-presented a Social Media for Social Good bootcamp at the National Conference on Volunteering and Service with George. So during a brief break in the action I got him to talk about how DoSomething spurs 1.2 million young people a year to take action on behalf of a social cause they care about. “Young people have this amazing thing they can do that doesn’t require car, money or an adult,” he says. Simply put, any young person — 25 or younger, with a sweet spot of 16- to 17-year-olds — can launch a social cause campaign about any cause they feel passionately about. The nation’s...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/how-dosomething-engages-young...

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