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More than 2000 links are organized into 25 categories.  Browse the categories and sub categories to find links to web sites with information you can use to build and sustain strong organizations helping youth move through school and into jobs and careers.  Some of the links point to older pages on some web sites. Click to the "home" page to find the most current information being shared. Look for social media links and connect with these organizations in social media. Look for the resource pages and visit sites that these organizations point to. This is a huge resource and it keeps growing. As you get to know what's here, by frequent visits,  it will grow in its value to you.

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A map of the open innovation ecosystem
From the web site: "The innovation ecosystem refers to the various programs, projects and institutions that come together to deliver innovation. This interaction works based on a premise that innovation is more likely at the interface between boundaries." This article attempts to "show the different parts of the system and provide an idea of which parts interact."

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Design competitions - hosted by UK Design Council
From the web site: "Design Council is a charity and is recognised as a leading authority on the use of strategic design. We use design as a strategic tool to tackle major societal challenges, drive economic growth and innovation, and improve the quality of the built environment. We address all aspects of design including product, service, user experience and design in the built environment. We are the UK government’s adviser on design. Our Design Challenges bring together designers and design novices alike, to address some of society’s biggest challenges. We also run regular talks by leading designers - see our events page for more."

This is something Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC would like to be part of in conjunction with US organizations focused on education, non profit sector, etc.

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DineHero - app to connect you with others for meals
Do you travel a lot and eat alone? Are you single, living in a city, and eat alone often? The DineHero app was created to enable you to find others to share a meal, and a conversation with. Visit the site to see how it works.

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Greenstar
From the web site: "Greenstar has developed a solar-powered community center that delivers electricity, pure water, health and education information and a wireless connection to villages in the developing world. To support this program, we record traditional art, music, photography, legends and storytelling in small villages, and bring these unique, priceless products to global markets through the Internet. Revenues are returned to the village to support their ongoing, independent development.;

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Learn about the BLUE Economy
The BLUE Economy is a book, with 100+ Ideas for creating a future economy using nature-inspired technologies. It was launched in 2004 as "ZERI in Action" project. Since then hundreds of people have contributed to bring the content within reach of many. Visit the Zero Emissions Research and Initiatives (ZERI) web site at http://www.zeri.org/ZERI/About_ZERI.html

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MobileActive.org - community
From the web site: This site aims to help "Every organization and activist advance their work by making strategic and effective use of the most ubiquitous communication device in the world: The mobile phone." The site provides "data, information about software tools, and tactical how-to resources in a peer network of practitioners and technologists so that anyone who wants to use mobile tech to make the world a better place can indeed do so."

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Platform Business Model - discussion 2015
The Tutor/Mentor Connection, now operated by Tutor/Mentor Institute, LLC, has been building an information-based platform that anyone, from any place, could use to support the growth of youth serving organizations operating in high poverty neighborhoods of urban areas. We've never had significant investment to support this effort.

This article shows how business is beginning to understand and value platforms and may offer some ideas for T/MC and others who seek to further develop their own platforms.

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SoukTel - custom digital solutions that transform projects and change lives.
From the web site: "Founded in 2006, Souktel designs and delivers custom mobile solutions that connect job seekers with employers, and help development implementers get information to & from the people they serve. With staff teams in North America and the Middle East, Souktel changes lives across the globe—providing its made-in-Palestine technology to more than 30 funders and implementers."

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Trends in crowdfunding-2013
From this article: "After surveying more than 350 active crowdfunding platforms, including IndieGoGo, CrowdCube, Symbid, and Gambitious (full site directory at crowdsourcing.org), and completing an in-depth analysis of market trends, research firm Massolution has identified five major crowdfunding developments for 2013 and beyond."

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Try Timshel's - "The Groundwork" platform
The Groundwork is a "web platform powering the next generation of social impact websites and apps". View this link to see how it works.

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World Map of alternative education organizaitons
This map was co-developed by a group of people meeting on Facebook during the fall and winter of 2011-2012. It is a work in progress.

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