Blog for a Cause: Examples to Help You Make the Most of your Online Journal
Passionate about a cause? Dedicate your personal journal to that topic or visit our Collaboration Room (http://beta.pulsewire.net/groups/create) to start an ongoing discussion group.
If you are unsure of what online activism looks like, take a moment to browse the terrific examples below, provided by the Global AIDS Alliance (http://www.globalaidsalliance.org/):
* GAA Senior Policy Officer Lisa Schechtman spent two weeks in Rwanda in early June, working with local service providers to develop a Global Fund proposal to integrate HIV and sexual and reproductive health services. Click here to read Lisa's blog: http://lisas-gaa.blogspot.com/
* In late April, GAA Grassroots Coordinator Mary Peterson and Communications Director David Bryden coordinated a speaker tour with South African activist Monalisa Ngqisha of the Treatment Action Campaign that focused on the impact of US policy on efforts to address violence against women and its links to HIV/AIDS. Click here to read Mary's blog: http://gaaspeakertour.blogspot.com/
* GAA Executive Director Paul Zeitz spent two weeks in South Africa and Rwanda in February 2007, in-depth fact-finding mission on the state of the response to the crisis of violence against women—a key driver and consequence of HIV/AIDS. Paul met with leaders of the Treatment Action Campaign, attended the inauguration of Friends of the Global Fund Africa, and visited a number of clinics that are helping women affected by HIV and violence. Click here to read Paul's blog: http://paulzeitz-gaa.blogspot.com/
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