#12DaysOfGiving Day 2: Dennis Crowley & Camp Interactive

Meet Dennis Crowley, our featured social good superstar for Day 2 of the #12DaysOfGiving challenge. His Twitter profile (@dens) says simply: "I like snowboards, foursquare and unemployment." We think he's being modest, though. Not only is he the co-founder of Foursquare, but he was also on Family Feud. (Yeah, there's lots of other impressive stuff that you can read on his site, but we thought Family Feud was the coolest.) His charity is Camp Interactive. CampInteractive (CI) is a not-for-profit organization that empowers inner-city youth through the inspiration of the outdoors, and the creative power of technology. They believe that when urban teenagers step back into nature and forward into technology they gain invaluable skills, heighten their academic standing, and begin to realize more of life's possibilities. Click on this link to see the Crowdrise page and then click the orange button that says DONATEĀ 

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When I first launched the Social Media Adventure, I wanted to connect with online friends that I hadn't met in person. Very simply, I started driving and went to various cities meeting my social media acquaintances in real life. The support was absolutely overwhelming, and more often than not I was asked the question by those I hadn't yet met in person: When are you coming to my city? ...

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16 People on Twitter Who Inspire the World – Huffington Post Article

"What inspires you?" asks the recent article on Huffington Post. In attempt to answer that question: In one of his great pieces on inspiration, Russell Simmons writes, We are thinking about the question "What inspires you?" and we are inspired by compassionate love. With great love all things are possible. This is true. In Mahatma Gandhi's words, "love is the strongest force the world possesses, and yet it is ...

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