• Breaking Into Social Impact

    General Assembly San Francisco

    Join us and Startups Give Back at General Assembly for another discussion to learn about what it takes to start and grow a career in social impact. This time the discussion is with social impact professionals from three of the most recognizable companies on the planet Please register here to secure your spot: https://generalassemb.ly/education/breaking-into-social-impact/san-francisco/76889 - Rachel Katz, Global Volunteer Engagement, Airbnb - https://www.linkedin.com/in/rachelperidot/ - Peggy Duvette, Senior Director of Social Impact, Oracle Netsuite - https://www.linkedin.com/in/peggyduvette/ - A.T. McWilliams, Program Lead, Google for Education - https://www.linkedin.com/in/atmcwilliams/ Attendees will get advice and insights based on their experience as social impact practitioners. This includes: 1) How they got into the social impact profession 2) How they see the profession evolving as more companies look to scale their social impact efforts 3) Advice they would give people who are looking to launch their careers in social impact 6:30 pm - doors open, grab something to eat and drink, grab a seat, network, and get comfortable 7 pm - Welcome and panel intro 7:05 pm - Panel and Q&A 8:05 pm - Overflow time and more networking 8:30 pm - Go Don't forget to register here to secure your spot: https://generalassemb.ly/education/breaking-into-social-impact/san-francisco/76889

  • Tech and Teen Mental Health

    Google Community Space

    Please RSVP at Eventbrite to secure your spot: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tech-and-teen-mental-health-tickets-60027511904 Join us at the Google Community Space on the evening of April 29th where we'll learn how social media and online engagement can be tools for good. Social media, gaming, and other online engagement are deeply intertwined with the lives of today’s teenagers, and this presents both tremendous opportunities and significant dangers. How can quickly-evolving technology be harnessed to improve the mental and emotional health of teens, and what are the best practices for creating safe online spaces? A panel of experts from the nonprofit and tech sectors will share their insights and experiences, discussing new models that engage teens while facing the challenges of the modern digital landscape. Panelists: - Sheoran Bhupendra, Executive Director, YTH (Youth+Tech+Health) - Ashanti Branch, Founder & Executive Director, Ever Forward Club - Valerie Grison-Alsop, Founder and Executive Director, Give Us The Floor - Sheri Sobrato, Founder, Digging Deep Project Event Timeline: - 6 pm - doors open, grab something to eat and drink, grab a seat, network, and get comfortable - 6:30 pm - Welcome and panel intro - 6:35 pm - Panel and Q&A - 7:35 pm - Overflow time and more networking - 8:00 pm - You don't need to go home, but you can't stay here This event is produced by Regina Walton in association with Social Impact Designs. Banner Photo: Airmen from legal lead teens in quiz game - Photo courtesy of Airmen 1st Class Shawna L. Keyes, 4th Fighter Wing Public Affairs / Published May 21, 2018 Please RSVP at Eventbrite to secure your spot: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tech-and-teen-mental-health-tickets-60027511904

  • Code for America Civic Hack Night (weekly)

    Code for America

    (This event is cross-posted from our partner, Code for SF Civic Hack Night. Their main Meetup page is here: https://www.meetup.com/Code-for-San-Francisco-Civic-Hack-Night/ ) Interested in helping San Francisco? You have found the right place! Join neighbors, government employees, designers, coders, students and more! Our weekly hack night is focused on civic tech and making government services better in San Francisco. We hack/build and learn together every Wednesday evening. • Contribute to the betterment of San Francisco • Build your own portfolio of work or work on someone else's cool project • Meet new (and different!) people Interested in our current projects (http://codeforsanfrancisco.org/projects/)? Schedule 6:00p doors open, socialize and eat dinner 6:30p welcome remarks, (often) a presentation, and project pitches 7:00p start hacking or stay for new member orientation 8:00p more hacking 9:00p keep on hacking 10:00p doors close and lights out. Check out our website (http://codeforsanfrancisco.org/). Read/contribute to our code (https://github.com/sfbrigade). Communicate via our slack team (http://c4a.me/cfsfslack) (or IRC Freenode #sfbrigade). If you have questions, please reach out over Slack, contact the organizers via meetup, or drop by on Wednesday evening. Code for San Francisco is a chapter of the Code for America Brigade program. (http://brigade.codeforamerica.org/)

  • Code for America Civic Hack Night (weekly)

    Code for America

    (This event is cross-posted from our partner, Code for SF Civic Hack Night. Their main Meetup page is here: https://www.meetup.com/Code-for-San-Francisco-Civic-Hack-Night/ ) Interested in helping San Francisco? You have found the right place! Join neighbors, government employees, designers, coders, students and more! Our weekly hack night is focused on civic tech and making government services better in San Francisco. We hack/build and learn together every Wednesday evening. • Contribute to the betterment of San Francisco • Build your own portfolio of work or work on someone else's cool project • Meet new (and different!) people Interested in our current projects (http://codeforsanfrancisco.org/projects/)? Schedule 6:00p doors open, socialize and eat dinner 6:30p welcome remarks, (often) a presentation, and project pitches 7:00p start hacking or stay for new member orientation 8:00p more hacking 9:00p keep on hacking 10:00p doors close and lights out. Check out our website (http://codeforsanfrancisco.org/). Read/contribute to our code (https://github.com/sfbrigade). Communicate via our slack team (http://c4a.me/cfsfslack) (or IRC Freenode #sfbrigade). If you have questions, please reach out over Slack, contact the organizers via meetup, or drop by on Wednesday evening. Code for San Francisco is a chapter of the Code for America Brigade program. (http://brigade.codeforamerica.org/)

  • Code for America Civic Hack Night (weekly)

    Code for America

    (This event is cross-posted from our partner, Code for SF Civic Hack Night. Their main Meetup page is here: https://www.meetup.com/Code-for-San-Francisco-Civic-Hack-Night/ ) Interested in helping San Francisco? You have found the right place! Join neighbors, government employees, designers, coders, students and more! Our weekly hack night is focused on civic tech and making government services better in San Francisco. We hack/build and learn together every Wednesday evening. • Contribute to the betterment of San Francisco • Build your own portfolio of work or work on someone else's cool project • Meet new (and different!) people Interested in our current projects (http://codeforsanfrancisco.org/projects/)? Schedule 6:00p doors open, socialize and eat dinner 6:30p welcome remarks, (often) a presentation, and project pitches 7:00p start hacking or stay for new member orientation 8:00p more hacking 9:00p keep on hacking 10:00p doors close and lights out. Check out our website (http://codeforsanfrancisco.org/). Read/contribute to our code (https://github.com/sfbrigade). Communicate via our slack team (http://c4a.me/cfsfslack) (or IRC Freenode #sfbrigade). If you have questions, please reach out over Slack, contact the organizers via meetup, or drop by on Wednesday evening. Code for San Francisco is a chapter of the Code for America Brigade program. (http://brigade.codeforamerica.org/)

  • Code for America Civic Hack Night (weekly)

    Code for America

    (This event is cross-posted from our partner, Code for SF Civic Hack Night. Their main Meetup page is here: https://www.meetup.com/Code-for-San-Francisco-Civic-Hack-Night/ ) Interested in helping San Francisco? You have found the right place! Join neighbors, government employees, designers, coders, students and more! Our weekly hack night is focused on civic tech and making government services better in San Francisco. We hack/build and learn together every Wednesday evening. • Contribute to the betterment of San Francisco • Build your own portfolio of work or work on someone else's cool project • Meet new (and different!) people Interested in our current projects (http://codeforsanfrancisco.org/projects/)? Schedule 6:00p doors open, socialize and eat dinner 6:30p welcome remarks, (often) a presentation, and project pitches 7:00p start hacking or stay for new member orientation 8:00p more hacking 9:00p keep on hacking 10:00p doors close and lights out. Check out our website (http://codeforsanfrancisco.org/). Read/contribute to our code (https://github.com/sfbrigade). Communicate via our slack team (http://c4a.me/cfsfslack) (or IRC Freenode #sfbrigade). If you have questions, please reach out over Slack, contact the organizers via meetup, or drop by on Wednesday evening. Code for San Francisco is a chapter of the Code for America Brigade program. (http://brigade.codeforamerica.org/)

  • Code for America Civic Hack Night (weekly)

    Code for America

    (This event is cross-posted from our partner, Code for SF Civic Hack Night. Their main Meetup page is here: https://www.meetup.com/Code-for-San-Francisco-Civic-Hack-Night/ ) Interested in helping San Francisco? You have found the right place! Join neighbors, government employees, designers, coders, students and more! Our weekly hack night is focused on civic tech and making government services better in San Francisco. We hack/build and learn together every Wednesday evening. • Contribute to the betterment of San Francisco • Build your own portfolio of work or work on someone else's cool project • Meet new (and different!) people Interested in our current projects (http://codeforsanfrancisco.org/projects/)? Schedule 6:00p doors open, socialize and eat dinner 6:30p welcome remarks, (often) a presentation, and project pitches 7:00p start hacking or stay for new member orientation 8:00p more hacking 9:00p keep on hacking 10:00p doors close and lights out. Check out our website (http://codeforsanfrancisco.org/). Read/contribute to our code (https://github.com/sfbrigade). Communicate via our slack team (http://c4a.me/cfsfslack) (or IRC Freenode #sfbrigade). If you have questions, please reach out over Slack, contact the organizers via meetup, or drop by on Wednesday evening. Code for San Francisco is a chapter of the Code for America Brigade program. (http://brigade.codeforamerica.org/)

  • Empower Work: Using People + Tech Skills for Good

    Startup Basecamp Co-living

    Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/empower-work-using-people-tech-skills-for-good-tickets-57302936626 Did you know that you can use your people skills for good? Empower Work volunteers are product managers, designers, engineers, coaches, HR business partners, social workers, career counselors, and other working professionals. What is Empower Work? They provide confidential support for people facing tough, non-legal work situations. Anyone in the U.S. can immediately connect with a vetted and trained peer counselor via text or web chat. As a mission-driven nonprofit, any revenue they generate goes back to ensuring they remain free and accessible. Learn more about Empower Work here: https://www.empowerwork.org/ Val Sanders (https://www.linkedin.com/in/valerie123/), Executive Career Coach & Director of Training & Volunteers at Empower Work, will lead a discussion of what volunteers get from the Empower Work experience, and they will have a live demo of how they talk texters through difficult situations. Three EmpowerWork volunteers will join Val in this discussion: Steve Kang, Accounting Consultant at APEX Accounting and Consulting, Inc.: https://www.linkedin.com/in/steve-kang-cpa-57b66742/ Sydney Satre, Bid Analyst Representative at Oracle: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sydney-satre-8577a2bb/ Kate Turner, Customer Success at Salesforce: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kateturner9/ The demo will be simulated or possibly using an audience member volunteer. This demo will demonstrate what happens if you problem-solve for someone versus going deep! Learn more about Empower Work here: https://www.empowerwork.org/ Event Plan: 6:30 pm - doors open, networking, and light food and beverages 7:00 pm - panel and Q&A 8:00 pm - networking 8:30 pm - time to go Thanks to Startup Basecamp for agreeing to host us! See you there! https://startupbasecamp.org/ SFTech4Good volunteers are needed. Please sign up for an SFTech4Good volunteer spot on the Eventbrite link. I'll reach out to you via email a few days before the event! Thanks! Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/empower-work-using-people-tech-skills-for-good-tickets-57302936626

  • Code for America Civic Hack Night (weekly)

    Code for America

    (This event is cross-posted from our partner, Code for SF Civic Hack Night. Their main Meetup page is here: https://www.meetup.com/Code-for-San-Francisco-Civic-Hack-Night/ ) Interested in helping San Francisco? You have found the right place! Join neighbors, government employees, designers, coders, students and more! Our weekly hack night is focused on civic tech and making government services better in San Francisco. We hack/build and learn together every Wednesday evening. • Contribute to the betterment of San Francisco • Build your own portfolio of work or work on someone else's cool project • Meet new (and different!) people Interested in our current projects (http://codeforsanfrancisco.org/projects/)? Schedule 6:00p doors open, socialize and eat dinner 6:30p welcome remarks, (often) a presentation, and project pitches 7:00p start hacking or stay for new member orientation 8:00p more hacking 9:00p keep on hacking 10:00p doors close and lights out. Check out our website (http://codeforsanfrancisco.org/). Read/contribute to our code (https://github.com/sfbrigade). Communicate via our slack team (http://c4a.me/cfsfslack) (or IRC Freenode #sfbrigade). If you have questions, please reach out over Slack, contact the organizers via meetup, or drop by on Wednesday evening. Code for San Francisco is a chapter of the Code for America Brigade program. (http://brigade.codeforamerica.org/)

  • Code for America Civic Hack Night (weekly)

    Code for America

    (This event is cross-posted from our partner, Code for SF Civic Hack Night. Their main Meetup page is here: https://www.meetup.com/Code-for-San-Francisco-Civic-Hack-Night/ ) Interested in helping San Francisco? You have found the right place! Join neighbors, government employees, designers, coders, students and more! Our weekly hack night is focused on civic tech and making government services better in San Francisco. We hack/build and learn together every Wednesday evening. • Contribute to the betterment of San Francisco • Build your own portfolio of work or work on someone else's cool project • Meet new (and different!) people Interested in our current projects (http://codeforsanfrancisco.org/projects/)? Schedule 6:00p doors open, socialize and eat dinner 6:30p welcome remarks, (often) a presentation, and project pitches 7:00p start hacking or stay for new member orientation 8:00p more hacking 9:00p keep on hacking 10:00p doors close and lights out. Check out our website (http://codeforsanfrancisco.org/). Read/contribute to our code (https://github.com/sfbrigade). Communicate via our slack team (http://c4a.me/cfsfslack) (or IRC Freenode #sfbrigade). If you have questions, please reach out over Slack, contact the organizers via meetup, or drop by on Wednesday evening. Code for San Francisco is a chapter of the Code for America Brigade program. (http://brigade.codeforamerica.org/)