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September 2010 Blog Posts (4)

A Personal Introduction to Social Networks

Consistent with TM/C's emphasis on social networking, I created my own network of affiliations using CMAP. This is rough in comparison with others who've posted theirs, but it's a start. From here, I'll start making connections among the various affiliations, digging even deeper into the ways in which they relate and exposing even more nodes of…


Added by Michael B. Romain on September 21, 2010 at 11:21am — 1 Comment

Change We've Been Waiting For

In his September 8 blog post , Dan put Mayor Daley's historic decision not to run for reelection in the context of tutor/mentor interests throughout the city. During his over 20-year tenure, Daley enacted educational reforms such as the adopt-a-school initiative that, while laudable, weren't far-sighted enough. Daley's myopic focus on school performance worked to the detriment of a more holistic, community focus.…


Added by Michael B. Romain on September 15, 2010 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Engaging the resources of universities, and their alumni

I've led Cabrini Connections, Tutor/Mentor Connection since 1993. That was well before the internet became such an important tool. I've used computers to organize and communicate my ideas since around 1980. Thus, much of what I've created in the past is stored on floppy disks that may never be opened again.



Added by Daniel Bassill on September 4, 2010 at 9:39am — No Comments

The Future of Wealth

In Harvard Business Review’s September issue, there’s an article—“A New Alliance for Global Change”—that predicts nothing short of a paradigm shift toward a new business-nonprofit partnership: “Collaboration between corporations and CSOs [citizen sector organizations] has reached a tipping point: It is…


Added by Michael B. Romain on September 3, 2010 at 4:20pm — No Comments

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