In This Issue… Youth today live in an uber-connected world. Whether it’s texting on a mobile phone, using a computer at school or gaming with friends, technology is inextricably woven into young people’s lives. For nonprofits to remain relevant in their programmes, services or advocacy targeting youth, technology is a crucial component. This month, we share stories about the ingenious use of technology in outreach activities and other social initiatives targeted to youth.
Youth & TechThe young people featured in these articles have embraced technology to achieve their dreams, help their nonprofits or power their businesses.
Music and Technology—Passion Meets Solution in the Philippines
Extraordinary Youth Building EPIC Homes
Why I Teach Kids to Code
The Village Entrepreneur and HeroNonprofits, Youth & TechRead about the resources available to support nonprofits that are reaching out to young people. The links also provide a good look at how nonprofits are using tech in their programmes or operations to enhance their outreach to youth.
Microsoft YouthSpark Hub
YCAB Foundation Fosters Effective Collaboration with SharePoint Online
Computers, Snakes & Rocking the Northern Territory's Indigenous Youth
Kids Help PhoneYouth Solving Problems Through TechMicrosoft Imagine Cup brings student teams from all over the world together to build a better tomorrow. Through their groundbreaking technology projects in fields such as health, education and the environment, these students have shown us new ways to think and to change. The projects, based on a participatory approach, are direct answers for the needs that nonprofits have identified for themselves. Read on to find out more about their great solutions.
Microsoft Imagine Cup Winners Aim to Ease Hunger and Poverty in Australia
Prototype Device Determines Blood Type in 5 Minutes
Meet Team Pathfinders – Winner of Imagine Cup 2013 India FinalsInterested in reading these articles in another language?Try Bing Translator: www.microsofttranslator.comAttendMicrosoft Tech4Good EventsNGO Connection DayDate: 12 Dec 2013Location: Ho Chi Minh City, Viet NamContact: Kim Loan NguyenNGO Connection DayDate: Jan 2014Location: Manila, PhilippinesContact: Cheryll SeldaWebinar SeriesYouth & TechDate: 12 Dec 2013Time: 12pm (Singapore Time)Register nowClick here to check the time in your regionFor more information contact Microsoft's Corporate Citizenship team.Do you know about a technology-focused event in your area that would benefit your nonprofit peers? Let us know by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
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