Wed July 27, 5PM SL/PST Inside the Avatar’s Studio with Dick Dillon/Coughran Mayo: NGOs

In Conversation with Dick Dillon/Coughran Mayo: NG(ut-Ohs)

July 27 – 5:00 PM SL/PST (8:00 PM EST)

Simultaneous live broadcast at

Host: Kevin Feenan (SL: Phelan Corrimal), President of Rockcliffe University Consortium

Rockcliffe Rotunda (Second Life), Rockcliffe University Consortium

If there is to be a brave new virtual world, non-governmental organizationals (NGOs) and non-profits are going to have the hardest time living in it. NGOs and non-profits typically focus on individual services which are very selective and individualistic. While virtual environments provide the opportunity to expand social networking, they also profit a potentially difficult environment to engage in services which are focused in the physical world.

This week Kevin and Dick Dillon discuss the challenges and benefits on leveraging virtual environments for social outreach within a non-profit environment.

Dick Dillon (SL: Coughran Mayo)
Senior VP, Planning and Development (non profit mental health)

PFH is a comprehensive behavioral health non-profit organization established in 1979 providing substance abuse treatment/prevention and mental health services throughout Missouri.