Social Good Summit LIVE

In honor of Social Good Day this week, I wanted to spotlight Mashable, 92nd Street Y, and the United Nations Foundation for kicking off their 2nd annual Social Good Summit!

Conveniently held during UN Week and intersecting with Social Good Day, the summit brings together new media and social good ideas that ripple out to innovative solutions.

Didn’t get a ticket? Don’t worry, the discussions are being held via LiveStream so you can connect and engage through social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. Join the conversation and check out Asi Burak, Pete Cashmore, Monique Coleman, Scott Harrison, Nancy Lublin and the world changing ideas they are putting in action.

 

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Adobe Youth Voices & Peapod Foundation

(Blog Via Pop17/Mevio)

Adobe foundation, with the help from “The Black Eyed Peas” and their Peapod Foundation have launched a total of five academies to date that focus on multimedia tools to help youth make a difference!

By providing breakthrough learning experiences for young people, adobe youth voices philosophy is to: “capitalizes on young people’s innate optimism and sense of justice, helping encourage youth to be creative, articulate contributors to their communities.”

You can also download lesson plans for your classroom!

So, what do you say… go get empowered. And tell us what inspires you in the comments below!

Help MTV Launch Campaign at 2012 SXSW

(Blog courtesy POP 17/Mevio)

Help MTV launch a new campaign at 2012 SXSWi. 
We all know about inspiring events like: TED Talks, and PopTech.  Don’t get me wrong, we heart these events… hard!  However, MTV wants to inspire change, on the spot, with a 60-minute interactive session, where instead of just absorbing thought-provoking ideas, people are given the chance to prove it, by putting those ideas into action.

So, to make this idea a reality. MTV needs your help to get it in front of the, and I quote: “Bigwigs to show them it’s not what we say, it’s what we do that counts”.