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The 2014 California Nonprofit Technology Festival is happening April 3 and 4, 2014 in Los Angeles.
Save the date for this participatory and community-driven two-day convening designed for nonprofit staff, grassroots and community organizers, social justice technologists, and those passionate about social change and technology.
Thursday - Friday
April 3 - 4, 2014
9:00am - 5:00pm
637 S. Lucas Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
Agenda and Sessions
The agenda is co-developed with participants, facilitators, and partners in the time leading up and during the event.
We'll address the technology challenges and opportunities faced in our communities and collaborate on strategies to build statewide technology capacity to support the work of social change.
Topic areas likely to be on the agenda include...
- Managing Nonprofit Technology Projects
- Online Organizing for Grassroots Campaigns
- Digital Security and Privacy
- Processes for Sustainable Online Communications
- Social Justice in California
- Participant-Led Sessions: More than half of the agenda will be built by participants before and during the event, covering topics, tools, themes and issues proposed by those present.
- Learning by Making: Hands-on workshops for sharing essential technology skills.
More, more more! Tell us what other hands-on tech skills you would like to learn, and we'll try to find facilitators to get you there.
Let is know what should be on the agenda and how we can make this event more relevant and valuable for you!
Please plan on joining us for the 10-year anniversary of Penguin Day!
Free Software. Open Source. Nonprofit. Technology. Capacity Building.
Penguin Days are designed to let nonprofits and social justice activists learn about free and open source software (FOSS) that can support their work and potentially save them money, including tools for web publishing, fundraising, blogging, and campaigning.
Check out what’s on the Penguin Day DC Agenda!
Penguin Day DC will take place at:
Be prepared for an awesome day celebrating and exploring the world of free and open source software!
And check out what happened at the last Penguin Day DC.
Calling all eRiders!
At Penguin Day DC 2014, we’ll have a full slate of eRider-focused sessions. Included in this set of discussions will be a planning session for a larger eRider summit and roundup to take place in mid-2014.
The event will take place 6 March, 2014 at Preservation Park in Oakland, California.
Sliding scale registration is also available, just contact us!
The Forum is an effort to develop useful tools and strategies for dealing with the ethical, security and privacy challenges facing data-driven advocacy. By bringing together activists, advocates, security thinkers, researchers and technology doers, the Forum will build on the challenges and experiences of actual advocacy, to nurture connections and develop reusable resources.
A dozen people spent Friday morning at our *New* San Francisco Nonprofit Tech Center working to improve communications for their organizations. We are so grateful to the outstanding group of peers who helped us wrap up the short month of February.
Hold on to those resolutions and blow those winter blues away, we're ready to help you kick off your 2014 strategic communications planning with this webinar series. In each progressive webinar you'll make steps to building a lightweight, flexible communications plan through our Four Processes for High Impact Online Communications. Plus, there is a bonus, we're holding a live half-day workshop in San Francisco to give you extra support.
This Five-Part Strategic Communications Webinar Series includes:
- Getting started with a Communications Strategy
- Reaching your Online Audience
- Coordinating your Online Channels
- Calendaring your Messaging
- Listening Online to Message More Effectively
- Bonus Live Workshop
Join us to dive into all 4 Processes for High Impact Online Communications or, if you’ve been building your communications strategy along with the webinar series, then set aside this time to dig deeper and get feedback.