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VOLUNTEERISM AND CITIZENSHIP IN BRAZIL AND THE WORLD

When, in 2018, then presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro (PSL) said, in the second round of elections, that he would “put an end to all activism in Brazil”, civil society organizations and social movements collectively signed a declaration of repudiation which cited a study carried out by IPEA (Instituto de Pesquisas Econômicas), in 2017, reporting the existence of 820,000 NGOs. Also according to the signatory organizations, it was a volunteer network at around millions of citizens, “who…See More
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Daniel Bassill left a comment for Ben Parkinson
"I received your newsletter today showing the work done by the ButterflyProject in 2021.   You've accomplished much since you introduced yourself on this forum in 2011. Good luck to you in 2022.  "
Dec 26, 2021
Daniel Galvão Rosa Delmanto commented on Daniel Galvão Rosa Delmanto's blog post Some considerations on social services reform based on the vision of the Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago
"Yes, I saw it and intend to start reading soon.  Thanks again!"
Dec 14, 2021
Daniel Bassill commented on Daniel Galvão Rosa Delmanto's blog post Some considerations on social services reform based on the vision of the Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago
"Hi Dan. I did not see this when you posted it in October.  I hope you'll post your analysis of the other parts of the report.Did you see this annotated version of the report: Children, Families and Communities Early Lessons from a New…"
Dec 14, 2021
Daniel Bassill commented on ProjectEDUCATE's group Africa Tutor Mentor Connection
"How many of you are familiar with the Bertha Centre at the University of Cape Town's Graduate School of Business.  They could be building a library focused on Africa, similar to the one I host, focused on Chicago and USA. Such a library…"
Dec 14, 2021
Daniel Bassill commented on ProjectEDUCATE's group Africa Tutor Mentor Connection
"Here's an article showing how Africa will have most of the largest cities in the world by 2100.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/interactive/2021/africa-cities/It also shows challenges facing each of these cities.I've been…"
Nov 19, 2021
Daniel Bassill left a comment for Solomon B. Aliyu
"Hi Solomon.  I'm not sure you needed to register again. Here is your page from pre 2010. "
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VOLUNTEERISM AND CITIZENSHIP IN BRAZIL AND THE WORLD

When, in 2018, then presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro (PSL) said, in the second round of elections, that he would “put an end to all activism in Brazil”, civil society organizations and social movements collectively signed a declaration of repudiation which cited a study carried out by IPEA (Instituto de Pesquisas Econômicas), in 2017, reporting the existence of 820,000 NGOs. Also according to the signatory organizations, it was a volunteer network at around millions of citizens,…

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Posted by Daniel Galvão Rosa Delmanto on January 25, 2022 at 10:59am

Some considerations on social services reform based on the vision of the Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago

In 1991, four researchers from the Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago presented to the city, faced with rising poverty and violence, particularly among young people, an alternative vision of reforming the social services system, with a focus on social services to support youth and families. With funding from an intermediary, the Chicago Community Trust, worth $30 million - $65 million in current values - this proposal was initially tested in 7 low-income…

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Posted by Daniel Galvão Rosa Delmanto on October 4, 2021 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Algumas considerações sobre reformas dos serviços sociais com base na visão do Centro para Crianças da Universidade de Chicago.

Em 1991, quatro pesquisadores de um centro para crianças chamado Chapin Hall Center for Children, na Universidade de Chicago, apresentaram à cidade confrontada pelo aumento da pobreza e da violência, principalmente entre jovens, uma visão alternativa de reforma do sistema de serviços sociais, tendo como foco os serviços sociais de apoio às juventudes e às famílias. Com o financiamento de uma intermediária, a Chicago Community Trust, no valor de $ 30 milhões – $ 65 milhões em valores atuais…

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Posted by Daniel Galvão Rosa Delmanto on October 4, 2021 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Facilitated meetings - much changed since 1990s

 In the early 1990s I became aware of something called Group Systems, which was a meeting facilitation aid, where everyone used computers to brainstorm ideas, then to organize and vote on them.  In this Feb 2020 blog article I include a quote from a 2000 article about group systems. 

Much has changed since the 1990s. Today I participated in a webinar…

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Posted by Daniel Bassill on July 8, 2021 at 2:45pm

Archive of Twitter posts using Wakelet

 I post messages daily intended to draw visitors to my blogs and use hashtags like #tutor #mentor #learning to narrow the focus.



This week I learned about Wakelet which is a platform to archive and share collections of Tweets, based on specific #hashtags.



This graphic shows five collections on my page that I created in just a few minutes. 



See this…

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Posted by Daniel Bassill on February 7, 2018 at 5:41pm

 
 
 

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