Past Events

Coordinating your Online Channels with a Publishing Matrix

Event Date(s): 
May 31, 2012

Ramp up your online communications with our no-cost, live workshop about how to coordinate your online communications at your nonprofit.

Many nonprofits find it confusing to manage and effectively coordinate organizational messages and campaigns across the several social media outlets, blogs, and communications channels that exist. This workshop gives nonprofits a framework in which to look at different communications channels and develop an online communications strategy for their organization.

E-Newsletters for Nonprofits

Event Date(s): 
May 24, 2012

This live, collaborative and hands-on training will provide nonprofits a better understanding of how to start an email newsletter or incorporate best practices into a current email newsletter.

The hour long discussion will be lead by participants’ needs. Topics may include: setting up an email newsletter service for a nonprofit, email newsletter best practices, creating an email message calendar, and tracking email analytics.

Registration is limited, so please register early. See you there!

Intro to Analytics for Nonprofits

Event Date(s): 
May 10, 2012

This live lunch time seminar will introduce participants to different analytics or metrics around the tools they use for online communications.

Many organizations are using online communications tools but do not keep track of the easily accessible metrics that let them know whether or not they are making progress on their goals. Analytics can be a scary topic for anyone having to answer the questions “is this working?”

ConnectingUp 2012

Event Date(s): 
May 1, 2012 to May 3, 2012
1 May, 2012 - 3 May, 2012

Because one can never amass enough frequent flyer miles, it’s off to Sydney, Australia to make merry at ConnectingUp 2012 with our finest friends from down under.

Managing your Nonprofits Online Identity

Event Date(s): 
April 26, 2012

Ramp up your online communications with our no-cost, live workshop about how to manage your nonprofits online identity.

The advent of the internet and the emergence of “cloud” computing have slowly but surely created new categories of institutional vulnerabilities for nonprofit organizations over the past 15 years. From ownership of domains and hosting of web sites, to safeguarding remotely stored data, to managing virtual relationships, there exist best practices for security and sustainability that are understood by far too few nonprofits.

Internet Society Collaborative Leadership Exchange

Event Date(s): 
April 22, 2012

We headed straight from the Soapbox User Summit to Geneva, Switzerland to facilitate the Internet Society’s first-ever Collaborative Leadership Exchange, an interactive community discussion which took place at the start of Global INET 2012.

2012 Soapbox User Summit

Event Date(s): 
April 19, 2012
19 April, 2012

Aspiration’s ongoing collaboration with PICnet continued unabated at the 2012 Soapbox User Summit in Washington DC, where we’ll helped steer the festivities and let users drive the dialog.


Data Transparency Weekend

Event Date(s): 
April 12, 2012 to April 15, 2012

Our inner crypto geek is hyperventilating as we hang in New York City to help run the Wall Street Journal’s first-ever Data Transparency Weekend, a codeathon where 120 privacy and anonymity geeks will prototype and code tools to help give online users greater control over their online identity and activity.

Building a Social Media Dashboard Webinar

Event Date(s): 
April 11, 2012

Join us remotely from 11am-12pm on Wednesday, April 11 for a no-cost webinar “Building a Social Media Dashboard.”

View Training Materials Here

Register today

Penguin Day San Francisco

Event Date(s): 
April 6, 2012

Penguin Day San Francisco

April 6th, 2012

The Women's Building
3543 18th St.
San Francisco, CA 94110

Register Now!

Open Source. Nonprofit. Technology.

We’ll be posting further information as it is confirmed but be prepared for an awesome day celebrating and exploring the world of open source!

Penguin Days are designed to let nonprofits and social justice activists learn about free and open source software that can support their work and potentially save them money, including tools for web publishing, fundraising, blogging, and campaigning.

Check out what happened at Penguin Day DC


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