Garth Moore

Garth Moore
Garth Moore is ONE's US Digital Director. Before ONE, Garth worked with various nonprofit campaigns and causes, including foreign aid, health, climate, and animal welfare. He has a MA in Communication from John Hopkins University. Garth follows global technology, nonprofit, social media, causes, and online organizing topics on Twitter.

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ONE members push thousands of messages to Senate for Energize Africa bill

ONE members push thousands of messages to Senate for Energize Africa bill

What does it take to be a stellar grassroots activist? Passion, tireless dedication, intelligence, a sense of humor, and the willingness to be annoying as hell to get the message out there. That’s why we love our ONE members who take all actions (petitions, calls, letters): they know how to use their voices. Throughout July......
Who are the heroes of sustainable development?

Who are the heroes of sustainable development?

Often, creating sustainable development projects can go unrecognized amid other sexier, more immediate development stories. Yet, the folks at OPIC, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation whose core mission is to mobilize private capital to help solve critical development challenges, have created a way to honor individual......
This map of the world’s Internet usage may shock and surprise you

This map of the world’s Internet usage may shock and surprise you

The Internet is a large, global expanse with billions of people, in fact 2.5 billion people inhabit the Internet. So more than a quarter of our seven billion people on the planet are online. But, as with so many things, Internet usage is not evenly dispersed. How would the world look if countries were as big as their online p...
Bono on CNN: AIDS is “on the run because of American leadership.”

Bono on CNN: AIDS is “on the run because of American leadership.”

Bono appeared on Fareed Zakaria's Global Public Square Sunday morning and praised U.S. leadership for their commitment in the fight against HIV/AIDS: The AIDS stuff – the United States is so far out in front. You know, you deal with Syria. You deal with Iraq. You deal with all these quagmires. Well, guess what? The United S...
Chelsea Clinton: Why we need to engage young people in political activism

Chelsea Clinton: Why we need to engage young people in political activism

The hot topic from the UN General Assembly last week was how to activate millennials. From Mashable’s Social Good Summit to ONE’s own Millennial Factivism panel to the Clinton Global Initiative, organizations and groups struggled to answer the question of how to engage 18- to 33-year-olds. Why? Because by 2030, th......
Big ideas and inspiration: Day 1 of Mashable’s Social Good Summit

Big ideas and inspiration: Day 1 of Mashable’s Social Good Summit

YouTube star Christina Grimmie performs at ONE’s #agit8 event at the Mashable Social Good Summit.  What happens when do-gooders and social entrepreneurs get together in one room to talk technology and social good? You get inspiring conversations, several “D’oh!” moments, and the sense that there are ......
INFOGRAPHIC: Who are the top African leaders on Twitter?

INFOGRAPHIC: Who are the top African leaders on Twitter?

If you tweet at Amama Mbabazi, you have a pretty good chance of hearing back from him. Photo credit: AP.  Twitter is a great equalizer. In between those silly cat videos and what-I-ate-for-lunch tweets, important and meaningful conversations between global leaders and change makers do exist, and they’re happening rig......
Join our Momentum1000 Twitter chat on ending extreme poverty

Join our Momentum1000 Twitter chat on ending extreme poverty

This Friday, April 5, will mark 1000 days until we reach the end of the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs). Our friends at the UN Foundation have launched Momentum1000, a new worldwide rally on April 5-6 to raise awareness and spark action around the MDGs. This Friday, the UN Foundation is hosting a 1000-minute digital event,......
Technology – The equalizer in education for rural poor

Technology – The equalizer in education for rural poor

The annual South by Southwest (SXSW) festival started March 8, covering all the new topics and releases in film, music and interactive. This week-long event is big on hype, crowds, food, drinks and celebrities. The do-gooder events get tucked in here and there - and when you find them, they are usually fascinating and informa...
Sneaking foreign assistance cuts into the Hurricane Sandy bill

Sneaking foreign assistance cuts into the Hurricane Sandy bill

UPDATE: 12/29/12 5:58pm ET. The amendment to cut foreign assistance was defeated in the Senate 3-91. Thank you to everyone who made calls to their senators to ask them to protect these lifesaving programs. Last week, while most Americans like you were busy traveling and enjoying the start to the holidays, a bad idea took&hell......
ONE Act a Week: Create your own “It Starts with Me” video

ONE Act a Week: Create your own “It Starts with Me” video

Action: 68. Time: 20-30 min. Difficulty: Medium-Challenging. You will need a YouTube account, a decent camera, and a few minutes to prep. Last week, we commemorated World AIDS Day with a new global AIDS funding report and a new video series, “It Starts With Me”, an emotional group of testimonials from AIDS activists, ONE ......
Ethiopia: Countryside, farming & rural life

Ethiopia: Countryside, farming & rural life

ONE Mom Karen Walrond traveled with ONE to Ethiopia this October as the official photographer. This piece, originally published on Chookooloonks, is part of our ongoing coverage of the trip. While much of our trip was spent in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital of about 4 million people, we also spent a lot of our time&hel......
What’s cooking for World Food Day?

What’s cooking for World Food Day?

On Tuesday, October 16th, ONE members will send a message to US leaders to make commitments to reduce chronic malnutrition for 25 million children. We’re encouraging ONE members, staff, volunteers… everyone to send a message at 12 PM ET/9 AM PT to tell leaders to put nutrition on the agenda. And, if you’re at on......