Find an Awesome Nonprofit Tech Training Near You

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The weather's getting cooler (except for our friends in Los Angeles!), San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Los Angeles, California: Can We Measure Social Impact? San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

NetSquared Volunteers Help Nonprofits Like You Master Technology

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Our mighty army of volunteers hosted over 500 free nonprofit technology trainings last year, and we're on track to reach even more organizers this year. But what that really means is that nonprofits in more than 75 cities have access to free training and networking events every month!

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Finding a Community of Nonprofit Technology Experts

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TechSoup's NetSquared is the world's largest volunteer-driven network of in-person nonprofit technology training and peer support events. Our **San Francisco** group curates a list of [tech for good experiences each month]([link] --> Upcoming Tech4Good Events.

Start Your September with New Tech Skills

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Then check out our new online learning courses, starting with Tech Training for Nonprofits and Libraries. We hold free weekly webinars on topics like GrantStation and how to develop a tech training plan. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

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Need Hands-on Help? NetSquared's Free Workshops Are in Your Community

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes "Open-Source Summer Fiesta" San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Los Angeles, California: LGBTQ and Tech! San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

Is There a Community of #Tech4Good Activists Waiting for You?

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San Diego: 7,000 potential members. San Antonio: 4,000 potential members. San Francisco, California: Mobile Apps for Change Demo Day. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

Keeping Your 2016 Resolutions with NetSquared's Free Workshops

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San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Los Angeles, California: ACLU's Mobile Justice App and Mobile Development with Marcus Benigno. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, CA.

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

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We've scoured the nonprofit-sphere for high-quality conferences and forums, informal trainings, and more that will be taking place all over the world, focusing on essential topics like: Nonprofit management. USD School of Leadership and Education Sciences / San Diego, CA / Less than $200.

Build Your Storymaking Skills with Free Events and Webinars

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San Francisco, California: Nonprofits and Storytelling: How to Create Social Impact, First-Person Stories. Then RSVP for our series of free training webinars instead! San Francisco, California. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

Private Foundations Are Now Eligible for Citrix Online Donations

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Citrix services — like GoToMeeting , GoToTraining , and GoToMyPC — make it easier to hold meetings and training sessions by allowing staff or constituents from around the world to call in to your conferences and presentations. Here in TechSoup’s San Francisco office, we use audio and video conferencing every day to talk with people working remotely in the Bay Area, New York, or Seattle, as well as with our partner nonprofits around the world.

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Social Video Questions, Answered: Join TechSoup July 20

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Hardy , Los Angeles, CA @eveslime and the @limelightprjct Sheila Hardy is an award-winning producer, writer and owner of Eve's Lime. including: a product matching program, storytelling trainings, social.

Another Exclusivity Paradox: Secret Gardens, Hidden Museums

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A few weeks ago, I gathered a group of creative folks in San Francisco and asked them, "what makes a social venue feel welcoming and friendly to you?" And then there's the Berkeley Ace hardware store, which has a basement lair devoted to model trains.

Building the Tech Capacity of Nonprofits Everywhere with TechSoup's NetSquared Events

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San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. Los Angeles, California: November Conversations and Connections with Tech4Good. San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night. San Francisco, California.

Become a Storymaker with NetSquared

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Mukono, Uganda: Net2uganda Computer Training Meetup for Poor Rural Primary School & Community. Mukono, Uganda: 2nd Net2uganda Computer Training Meetup for Poor Rural Primary School&Communit­y. Los Angeles, CA: Community Building.

Socialbrite: Social Tools for Social Change

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The Socialbrite team is made up of strategists with deep experience in offering social media consulting services, training workshops, conversational marketing, fundraising and outreach campaigns. “We’re The strategists – located in New York, San Francisco, Boston, Los Angeles and London – are: Beth Kanter, a longtime trainer and advisor to the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) and other organizations.

Three Simple but Powerful Social Media Tips for Nonprofits

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If you can't make it there, join us in San Francisco on October 11, Austin on October 23, Seattle on November 15, or watch for more details to come about events in New Delhi , New York , Silicon Valley , Vancouver , Los Angeles , and Chicago. Event Online Fundraising Online Recruitment Social Networking Training Web 2.0 This post was written by Ritu Sharma, co-founder and executive director of Social Media for Nonprofits.

Join the 29-Day Giving Challenge: Change Lives One Gift at a Time

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I was in a very dark period in my life dealing with a chronic illness (multiple sclerosis) as well as a major move from San Francisco to Los Angeles. Visit 29-Day Giving Challenge.

#4Change Chat Wrap-Up: Community Building

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From @rootwork: The Media Mobilizing Project has done a lot here in Philly connecting community organizing to social media and especially video — community media trainings, organizing people to interview each other, etc. link] VozMob is another great example of this, organizing immigrant communities in Los Angeles, using mobile phones, photos and video [link]. From @davidahood: San Francisco Zoo has done a wonderful job and engaging and supporting their community.

Wangari Maathai, Dining for Women & LA

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I didn't want to jinx it, so I didn't mention it in my book review of Wangari Maathai's memoir, Unbowed , but I finished the book last week because on Friday my husband and I flew to Los Angeles to hear Maathai speak at a fundraiser organized by the African Millennium Foundation.

Big Vision Podcast: Steve Williams from POWER

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We began, essentially, organizing a union of low-wage workers, unemployed workers, to try to improve both the living conditions and the working conditions for low-wage workers here in San Francisco. Women would tell all of these incredible stories throughout the negotiation training.

Community Funded Reporting: Interview with David Cohn of Spot.us

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For me, it was interesting because living in San Francisco, the Tenderloin fascinates me. I think it fascinates a lot of people in San Francisco because it's almost like this zip code in the middle of the city right next to Nob Hill, which is a very affluent area. Again, maybe I had my San Francisco blinders on, but the community has brought it more and more to the East Bay. And it'll probably be to Southern California, Los Angeles, next.