Tag: Technology

When Hurricane Harvey hit, they relied on one news source

PBS and local stations use expertise and the power of broadcast technology to help ensure public safety in communities nationwide.

Learn with the world in this international online community

​For more than 30 years, iEARN's international network of youth and educators have been collaborating on projects designed to make a difference in the world.

Making the tools of technology accessible to everyone

Powering Potential began in 2006 as Founding Director Janice Lathen’s dream of bringing educational access to remote locations without electricity.

How one high school teacher stays inspired

A high school English teacher in Alaska shares how PBS's meaningful content keeps her energized and helps her avoid burnout.

Changing the game

GameChanger’s founders dedicate their lives to helping others through their battles against life-threatening illnesses.

How to use Instagram to spread your nonprofit’s mission

While traditional methods of volunteer recruitment and fundraising are effective, technology allows nonprofits to find new ways to attract supporters.

How one Ukranian refugee reclaimed his career in Idaho

Every year, hundreds of new Americans leave everything behind, arriving in Idaho with advanced degrees and successful but interrupted careers.

Measurement must keep up with evolving social efforts

Measuring and evaluating social outcomes presents a unique challenge for corporations.