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2014-06-26 23:04:48

Organizers Announce Plans for Expanded Global Reach and This Year’s Theme: #2030NOW: Connecting for Good, Connecting for All New York, NY, USA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 The fifth annual Social Good Summit, a unique convening of world leaders, new media and technology experts, grassroots activists, and voices from around the world will take place to coincide with United Nations Week on September 21 and 22 at 92nd Street Y in New York City. The theme of this year’s Summit – Connecting for...

2011-07-05 13:18:00

NEW YORK, July 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, social media and new technology have shown their power to galvanize people and change society as never before. From the Arab Spring that was born on Facebook to fundraising relief after Japan's earthquake to political dramas played out on Twitter, recent events demonstrate the explosive impact of social media. World leaders are actively navigating this new landscape and will gather during this fall's UN Week to mobilize around...

2011-04-05 00:00:27

92Y Archival Material to Stream on FORA.tv Includes Conversations with: Robert Duvall, Lucie Arnaz, Rosanne Cash, James Franco, Bill Gates, Christopher Hitchens, Jeffrey Immelt, and More New York, NY (PRWEB) April 4, 2011 92nd Street Y, New York's renowned cultural and community center, and FORA.tv, the leading online destination for intelligent video programming, have teamed up to offer selections from 92Y's renowned speaker series on FORA.tv's global streaming platform. The two new...

2010-09-07 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- On September 20, as global leaders head to New York for United Nations Week -- including a historic summit on global issues known as the "Millennium Development Goals" (MDGs) and the annual General Assembly -- Mashable, 92nd Street Y and UN Foundation will bring together leaders from the digital industry, policy and media worlds for a groundbreaking Social Good Summit focused on how technology and social networks can play a leading role in addressing the...

Word of the Day
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).