Underheard in New York

Underheard in New York is an initiative which used twitter to help fight homlessness. The goal was to use the social media site to help the homeless residents speak for themselves. Through the initiative 4 homeless people DannyDerrickAlbert and Carlos were provided with their own mobile phone, one month of unlimited text messaging and a twitter account. The whole point was to develop an active and supportive community around Danny, Derrick, Albert, and Carlos. They accomplished that and more as they gained a great deal of support worldwide and were able to not only meet some of their immediate needs but were also able to fulfill some of their deepest dreams and desires as well. And to think it all started with a tweet.

One Week of GOOD/DAY 5: GOOD 30 day Challenges

Yup, we’re dedicating a whole week to the people over at GOOD, who are redefining what good is. So what exactly is GOOD? in their own words:

“GOOD is a collaboration of individuals, businesses, and nonprofits pushing the world forward. Since 2006 we’ve been making a magazine, videos, and events for people who give a damn.”

GOOD has so much great content to offer, we wanted to help break it down for you.

This week we will be highlighting one GOOD thing a day for the next week.

One Week of GOOD day 5: The GOOD 30 day challenges

Good 30 day challenges are monthly challenges designed to help challenge yourself to live better. Check out the current 30 day challenge here / Art Everyday.  And below are a few of our other favorite past challenges.

Become a Good Citizen

Get Financially Fit

Art Every Day

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Document Your Life

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Creative Microphilanthropy

One Week Of GOOD/ Day 4: GOOD Magazine

 

Yup, we’re dedicating a whole week to the people over at GOOD, who are redefining what good is. So what exactly is GOOD? in their own words:

“GOOD is a collaboration of individuals, businesses, and nonprofits pushing the world forward. Since 2006 we’ve been making a magazine, videos, and events for people who give a damn.”

GOOD has so much great content to offer, we wanted to help break it down for you.

This week we will be highlighting one GOOD thing a day for the next week.

One week of GOOD/ Day 4: GOOD Magazine

A magazine for people who give a damn. Check it out here. Or go to Barnes and Nobles, Borders, etc. and get the latest issue now.

One Week of GOOD day 2: GOOD Maker

Yup, we’re dedicating a whole week to the people over at GOOD, who are redefining what good is. So what exactly is GOOD? in their own words:

“GOOD is a collaboration of individuals, businesses, and nonprofits pushing the world forward. Since 2006 we’ve been making a magazine, videos, and events for people who give a damn.”

GOOD has so much great content to offer, we wanted to help break it down for you.

This week we will be highlighting one GOOD thing a day for the next week.

One Week of GOOD day 2: GOOD Maker

GOOD Maker is a platform that makes good things happen.

GOOD Maker gives individuals and organizations the ability to tap into the public’s creativity and energy to address an issue that’s important to them. Check it out HERE

One week of GOOD day 1: GOOD Finder

Yup, we’re dedicating a whole week to the people over at GOOD, who are redefining what good is. So what exactly is GOOD? in their own words:

“GOOD is a collaboration of individuals, businesses, and nonprofits pushing the world forward. Since 2006 we’ve been making a magazine, videos, and events for people who give a damn.”

GOOD has so much great content to offer, we wanted to help break it down for you.

This week we will be highlighting one GOOD thing a day for the next week.

So here it is, One week of Good/ day 1: GOOD Finder

GOOD Finder – a collection of whats good now. Get ’em while they’re hot!