Past Events

California Nonprofit Technology Festival Los Angeles

Event Date(s): 
April 3, 2014 to April 4, 2014

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





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.

Contact us and let is know what should be on the agendaand how we can make this event more relevant and valuable for you!

Penguin Day DC

Event Date(s): 
March 12, 2014

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:

Responsible Data Forum

Event Date(s): 
March 6, 2014

Aspiration is excited to partner with the engine room to host the first-ever Responsible Data Forum.

The event will take place 6 March, 2014 at Preservation Park in Oakland, California.

Register today!

Sliding scale registration is also available, just contact us!

Four Processes for High Impact Communications Workshop

Event Date(s): 
February 28, 2014

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.

Open Cambodia 2014

Event Date(s): 
February 23, 2014 to February 27, 2014

Aspiration was grateful for another chance to work in Cambodia at Open Cambodia 2014. We partnered with Open Institute and Fabriders to design and facilitate the event, which brought together over 100 participants from across Cambodia to share knowledge and build capacity on a range of eAdvocacy and security topics.

2013 Nonprofit Software Development Summit

Event Date(s): 
November 18, 2013 to November 20, 2013
18 November, 2013 - 20 November, 2013

Aspiration's Annual NPTechie Love Fest took place right on schedule this year, 18-20 November, 2013 at Preservation Park in Oakland.

The event hashtag was #npdev

Got questions or want to get involved? Contact Us!

A big love bomb of thanks to all who joined us for past Dev Summit's, as well as all of you who joined in the fun at this year's high-spirited, fully-interactive festival of folks who are passionate about developing software tools to support the work of social change organizations and community activists.

We'll be posting more info soon, but in the meantime, check out last year's proceedings:

Introduction to Mobile for Advocacy Seminar

Event Date(s): 
October 24, 2013
24 October, 2013

Aspiration 1-hour *live* October Seminar

The Aspiration team is excited to offer this Introduction to Mobile for Advocacy seminar for social justice advocates and nonprofit staff.

Introduction to Mobile for Advocacy
Thursday, October 24, 2013
12pm - 1pm

Register Today!

What We Learned at CATechFest Webinar

Event Date(s): 
October 3, 2013

Whew! The 3rd California Nonprofit Technology Festival is done. We had a great time throwing the party!

With all the great people that joined us in Sacramento on September 19th & 20th, we have a feeling that the connections and effects will continue to reverberate throughout the state. Aspiration is committed to supporting that emerging network of nonprofit tech leaders.

With the goal of supporting nonprofit capacity builders in mind, we hosted a webinar on Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 11am PT.

View Recorded Webinar

California Nonprofit Technology Festival Sacramento

Event Date(s): 
September 19, 2013 to September 20, 2013

California Nonprofit Tech Festival is happening in Sacramento, California on September 19th - 20th, 2013, from 9am-5pm. Save the date! We would love to see you there!

Plan to join us for this high-spirited, fully-interactive statewide convening of folks.

Interested in finding out more about this event? View this informational webinar that happened on Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 at 11am.


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