Hey everyone....hope you can attend our April NetTuesday meeting on 4/8 at 6pm here at The Point. Details are below.....Aaron
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
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.
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.