CA Tech Leadership Summit near Bakersfield, California

Event Date(s): 
July 30, 2015 to July 31, 2015

On July 30 and 31, 2015, fellow capacity builders, mentors, and community organizers from across the state joined together at the first California Nonprofit Technology Leadership Summit held near Bakersfield, California at the National Chavez Center.

Social Justice Technology Skillshare in Los Angeles

Event Date(s): 
May 6, 2015

Our Social Justice Technology Skillshare took place at Mercado La Paloma in Los Angeles on Wednesday May 6, 2015.

This was a community-driven event designed for up to 30 organizations in LA to connect with other nonprofit and grassroots staff about leveraging technology and online communications to support social justice work.

eAdvocacy training in LA last spring

Weaponized Social in SF | 2015

Event Date(s): 
May 16, 2015 to May 17, 2015

In February 2015, we brought together people in New York City to engage in conversations and workshops about social interactions and conflict resolution in online spaces.

Referred to as Weaponized Social, this event aimed to rethink the social scripts (i.e., learned patterns of interaction) that shape the online realm.

Circumvention Technology Festival in Valencia, Spain | 2015

Event Date(s): 
March 1, 2015 to March 6, 2015

We helped organize the Circumvention Technology Festival in Valencia, Spain in March 2015. Spanning a week of workshops, hackathons, and social gatherings, the #CTFestival brought together participants from around the globe to connect, share resources, and collaborate on efforts to fight censorship and surveillance.

Thank you to all who participated.

Weaponized Social in NYC | 2015

Event Date(s): 
February 13, 2015 to February 14, 2015

Weaponized Social took place on February 13th and 14th in New York City. It was a first of its kind for Aspiration.

A big love bomb of thanks to all who participated.

Using Technology to Follow the Money | 2015

Event Date(s): 
January 20, 2015 to January 21, 2015

Thank you to all who participated. You can check out the results and vision moving forward in the TA Bridge blog.

We co-organized a unique “Follow the Money” workshop with the Transparency and Accountability Initiative (TAI) on January 20-21 in Berlin as part of the TABridge program.

Getting Started with Email Newsletter | 2014

Event Date(s): 
September 9, 2014

Thank you to all who attended this online webinar to find out how you can get started sending effective email newsletters with the right tools.

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:

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.

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!