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Added by Bonan Zhang on May 18, 2010 at 4:15am — No Comments

[+] - - - - - What Happens Next?

Thank for this great opportunity during Season 1!



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WHICH great challenges and social problems should the EVOKE Network tackle next?

- Rural Education

- HIV / AIDS

- Immigration

- Squatter Cities

- Internet Connectivity





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WHERE in the world should the network try to build up new EVOKE communities?

- China

- Russia

- Non-English speaking countries.…
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Added by Bonan Zhang on May 18, 2010 at 3:00am — No Comments

[+] - - - - - Strategy for a Sustainable Rockville, Maryland



"Why do We Want to be Sustainable?
As a sustainable community, Rockville residents will…
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Added by Bonan Zhang on May 18, 2010 at 2:50am — No Comments

[+] - - - - - National Night Out Against Crime

National Night Out Against Crime - http://www.rockvillemd.gov/police/nno.htm


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Added by Bonan Zhang on May 18, 2010 at 2:42am — No Comments

[+] - - - - - Reporting Crisis via Texting [TED Talk]

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Added by Bonan Zhang on May 9, 2010 at 5:14pm — No Comments

[+] - - - - - Kites Tap Wind Energy [TED Talk]

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Added by Bonan Zhang on May 9, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

[+] - - - - - How to expose the corrupt

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Added by Bonan Zhang on May 9, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

[+] - - - - - (Imagine 2) Dinner on March 10, 2010

I like to eat before the sunset. It sets a peaceful tone for and the warm light often helps with conversation. My family, my wife and two children, and my parents

and my wife's parents are all at the table. It's a typical dinner.…





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Added by Bonan Zhang on May 6, 2010 at 3:45pm — No Comments

[+] - - - - - Imagine 1 - May 6, 2020

6:00 am. My alarm clock chirps the playful sounds of an outdoors ping-pong park in Beijing. As the laughter and pock pock pock crescendos, I open my eyes with a smile.

I've been using this track, circa November…

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Added by Bonan Zhang on May 6, 2010 at 3:26pm — No Comments

[+] - - - - - To Enlist Political Strength [TED Talk]



"Politicians are strange creatures, says politician Omar Ahmad. And…
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Added by Bonan Zhang on April 28, 2010 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

[+] - - - - - The Fine Line of Affordability

"Make it inexpensive.…

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Added by Bonan Zhang on April 28, 2010 at 5:00pm — 2 Comments

[+] - - - - - Dean Kamen [TED Talk]

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The Emotion Behind Invention [TED Talk]


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Added by Bonan Zhang on April 26, 2010 at 5:00pm — 1 Comment

[+] - - - - - Bon Buddhism - "An Ancient Tradition Meets Modern Challenges"

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I wanted to bring a story from outside the recommended sources.…
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Added by Bonan Zhang on April 26, 2010 at 4:30pm — No Comments

[+] - - - - - Online Photos of Women Trafficked to and from China

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A photo album displaying some of conditions of trafficked women.

http://www.urgentevoke.com/photo/albums/trafficking-women-china

Added by Bonan Zhang on April 21, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

[+] - - - - - Trafficking Women and China

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A starting point for understanding human trafficking as related to China can be found at…


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Added by Bonan Zhang on April 21, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

[+] - - - - - Michael Pritchard's water filter turns filthy water drinkable [TED Talk]

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Added by Bonan Zhang on March 26, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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