[TriLUG] Change the World! Join us for Research Triangle Net "Tuesday" presented by Triangle 501 Tech Club and NetSquared
hallman at email.unc.edu
Fri May 9 10:48:34 EDT 2008
Please join us for this meeting if you are interested.
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Date: 8 May 2008 03:19:10 -0000
From: Chris Limerick <chris.limerick at gmail.com>
To: 501techclub-triangle at groups.nten.org
Subject: [501TechClub Triangle] Change the World! Join us for Research Triangle
Net "Tuesday" presented by Triangle 501 Tech Club and NetSquared
Are you a nonprofit worker who's interested in using emerging technologies
to share and collaborate with others and transform the way you work? Are you
a tech expert who loves new Web toys and technology who's interested in
finding ways to use your skills and interests for social change? Learn about
the extraordinary work being done by nonprofits that are adopting social
networking and other technologies to further their missions.
On Thursday May 22, join fellow Triangle area Web innovators and social
change agents for an evening of learning, mixing, swapping stories and
ideas, and building new relationships at the Research Triangle Net Tuesday
presented by NetSquared and the Triangle 501 Tech Club, and sponsored by
RTPnet and NTEN.
Ruby Sinreich, Co-Director of Communications, Fellowship of Reconciliation,
will be talking about the big picture of how "Web 2.0" tools and ideas
change communication for today's nonprofit. You can expect the following
takeaways: 1. A better understanding of networked communication, a.k.a.
social media, Web 2.0, social networking, online grassroots, etc. 2.
Examples of how networked communication is impacting the work of nonprofit
organizations 3. Strategic framework for network-based approach to outreach
Ruby is a progressive activist, local politico, professional
organizer, and compulsive blogger. She blogs about local issues at
OrangePolitics.org, and about everything else (including nonprofit
technology, online politics, and Second Life) at lotusmedia.org.
Doors open at 6:30PM, Program will start at 7:00PM @ NC Center for
Nonprofits, 1110 Navaho Drive, Suite 200, Raleigh, NC 27609.
We'll have some light refreshments sponsored by NTEN & RTPNet.
Join the Triangle Net Tuesday Meetup Group at
http://netsquared.meetup.com/22/ to let us know you're coming and stay
updated on future events. You can also RSVP at Upcoming.org
http://upcoming.yahoo.com/event/592946/?ps=5. Directions to the NC Center
for Nonprofits can be found at
Net Tuesdays are held on the second Tuesday of every month (give or take
;-)), and are part of TechSoup's NetSquared project. Our local instance is
also brought to you in partnership with the Triange 501 Tech Club. Email
net2 at techsoup.org or visit the NetSquared Web site for more details on how
to join the movement to remix the Web for social change and visit 501 Tech
Club Triangle at (http://groups.nten.org/group.htm?mode=gvb&igid=6691) to
become part of helping nonprofits leverage technology to further their
P.S. Please feel free to forward this invitation to colleagues who may be
interested in attending.
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