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Reminder - April 8th Net2 Meeting

From: user 6.
Sent on: Monday, March 31, 2008 3:49 PM
Hey everyone....hope you can attend our April NetTuesday meeting on 4/8 at 6pm here at The Point. Details are below.....Aaron
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Join Us as Community Advocates & Web Innovators

Join us, so Chicago can grow more technology savvy social change organizations that benefit our local communities.

Staff and volunteers of non-profits, web innovators, and any individuals pushing for change are encouraged to attend. Come tell us about your effort, your concerns, and what you need and want from a collective of like-minded individuals and organizations.

For April, we will begin weaving our resources and connections together, bringing forward existing assets for shared benefit.

"Net Tuesday" meetings are a program of NetSquared, (http://www.netsquared.org), whose mission is to spur responsible adoption of social web tools by social benefit organizations. NetSquared is a project of TechSoup (http://www.techsoup.org) the technology place for nonprofits.--

RSVP to Aaron With at The Point, please, so we can be sure to have adequate refreshments for your enjoyment: [address removed] or call 312.676.4535.

Date: Tuesday, April 8th, 2008
Time: 6pm-7:30pm
Location: The Point
600 W. Chicago Ave, Suite 830
(entrance is North on Larabee)
Chicago, IL 60610

Public Transportation: 600 W. Chicago is a 4 block walk west from the Chicago stop on the Brown Line. The Chicago Avenue (#66) bus drops you off directly in front of the building at Larabee.
Parking Information: There is some limited free parking 1-2 blocks North on Larabee. Metered parking on Chicago 1-3 blocks East, though this is often taken. Paid parking across the street from our building costs $6 for under 2 hours and $8 for 2-4 hours..
Call Aaron at[masked], if you need information about getting to The Point.

Our second meeting will again be hosted and sponsored by The Point (www.thepoint.com), a new group action network that helps people congregate around the issues they care about and combine forces to make things happen.

Organizers:

Demetrio Maguigad, New Media Manager with Community Media Workshop at Columbia College, manages online new media projects, and also conducts community-based popular education workshops.

Michael Maranda promoting digital excellence, media & social justice through purposive community.

David Marques is an IT Coordinator with the Southwest Youth Collaborative, a community-based youth services and activist agency.

Justin Massa is executive director of MoveSmart.org, a startup non-profit organization that promotes racial and economic integration through technology.

Jean Russell nurtures nonprofit leaders and weaves networks for social change (nurture.biz).

Aaron With is a Community Organizer for The Point (www.thepoint.com) and has a background working with Chicago non-profits.

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