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Want you to know about our ***FREE*** meetup on Saturday, June 05, 2010 to learn and share technology and progressive social change. You can find out more and register on our wiki at: http://occonf.pbworks.com.
The meeting IS About:
--- participant rule
--- useful technology
Event rescheduled to September 12, 2009 We've been hard at work organizing an event designed to bootstrap community folks' 2.0 savvy! It captures that can-do spirit from the farmworkers' movement and, eh, a recent campaign ;-).
At the end of March, I had the pleasure of organizing a workshop, "New Tools for Peace and Justice Organizers" at the AFSC-sponsored conference, New Strategies in the Time of Obama. The lively, well-attended workshop brainstormed the topics that people wanted to address, reviewed how Web 2.0 has changed organizing and the types of tools that are now available.
If you manage e-mail lists--i.e. if you do any kind of organizing--you may have noticed the growth of a new spamming tactic: the spammer subscribes to your list and then they send automated, "out-of-office" replies to your posts filled with info about their preferred product/content.
OC's Suren Moodliar will be joining with MoveOn's National Field Director Anna Galland at the American Friends Service Committee's New Strategies in the Time of Obama conference to offer a workshop on new online organizing tools.
Once upon a time we had a home phone for personal stuff and a work phone for business; we also had physical addresses for home and work. That is no more!
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