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January 2013 Blog Posts (128)

choose a hero to shadow blog post

for the hero, I chose OLA abu AL Ghaib. I chose her because she make disabled women to have human right. For me, it's very important for woman to have human right because first of all i'm going to explain about human right for woman in Indonesia. She remind me of a girl called Kartini, who known as pioneer in the area of human rights for Indonesia. On 1879, after graduate from school, woman don't allowed to continue school to high level. They need to wait time to be married. Kartini really…

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Added by Bening Mustika on January 9, 2013 at 3:47am — 1 Comment

IMAGINE1: Imagine your future self Blog post

I am now a grade 9 student. I have been thinking about my future in this class. I have already Imagine myself in the future either the best case or the worst case. Since the objective wants to imagine my self in the best case scenario, I will tell you my best scenario that I had imagined.

I have one dream for my life currently, it's still may change. But I had imagined my self living in Japan in the next 10 years. It was a coincidence that the tokyo food crisis is on Japan, so I can…

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Added by Wyan Jonathan on January 9, 2013 at 3:14am — 1 Comment

ACT1: Choose a hero to shadow Blog Post

The task I was assigned is just follow or add a person (that is a hero) that had contributed to solve a world issue. Apparently my school blocks facebook and twitter, so I just search for these heroes blogs. After I searched thru google, I end up picking a hero that I take as an inspiration. Her name is Hannah Taylor. She established a community and service called Ladybug Foundation when she was 8 years old, it is amazing for an 8 year old to help a community in a big way. Now, she still…

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Added by Wyan Jonathan on January 8, 2013 at 1:31am — 1 Comment

Social Innovation

My favorite secret are think like a child and go to where the action is. Those secret can be combine. i love that secrets because first of all, nowadays, children already master in technology, which means that they already know how to use it and know about it. Lots of information written on technology (which is called internet) because it's faster and easy. That informations can be use as resources to make our opinion accurate so that we have lots of knowledge that are not fake and that…

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Added by Bening Mustika on January 8, 2013 at 1:01am — No Comments

Mission Ten - Learn

Season 2 of EVOKE will likely place more emphasis on human rights and governance issues, as many global challenges related to food security, water security, education and poverty are achieved.

It would be good to have more participation from "agents" in Africa and Southeast Asia, since those areas remain the "least developed" and thus tend to suffer most from the current Millennium Development Goals. Those are also the areas where the least progress has been made to date. Agents who…

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Added by Sarah Tenney on January 7, 2013 at 3:03pm — 2 Comments

Mission Nine - Imagine

I would create an interactive web site for emergency management specialists. A lot of the response to emergencies - including pandemics - is similar. Sometimes people may have to be isolated or sheltered in place. More important, all crises involve important communication aspects. Emergency management specialists could provide helpful advice on how to address all the details that need to be considered in any crisis.

Added by Sarah Tenney on January 7, 2013 at 2:55pm — No Comments

LEARN1: Learn the secrete code of social innovation Blog Post

Well, what is a social innovation?

Social innovation is based on new ideas and strategies to solve a problem in a community. This may be done by providing social needs like working together, education, health, and improving community facility.

After I read Exhibit A that consist of 33 secrets of social innovator, I pick the secrete "talk to the people who have the problem – and LISTEN to what they have to say". The reason I pick this secrete as my favorite secrete is because we…

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Added by Wyan Jonathan on January 7, 2013 at 1:42pm — 1 Comment

Mission Nine _Learn

The point I found most surprising is the lack of correlation between "outrage" and "hazard." It seems people can over-react and even panic in the face of perceived threats that are harmless and not respond at all - i.e., denial - about real threats that could be fatal. Based on this surprising fact, I like the steps used to in the last section to "use" fear in ways that are helpful - i.e., get people to take precautions - and the steps used to help people to manage their fear - i.e., keeping…

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Added by Sarah Tenney on January 7, 2013 at 12:02pm — No Comments

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