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No-Code Tools for Super Productivity

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&lt;p&gt;If you’re faced with inefficient processes and systems in your organization, chances are you’d prefer not to have to find, hire, and pay a software developer to build your ideal solution. &lt;b&gt;With “no-code” software tools, you can automate and organize your workflows to save you and your team time and energy.&lt;/b&gt;&amp;nbsp;&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;This session will introduce practical solutions that can be implemented with no-code platforms without needing a background in software development. &lt;/p&gt;</p>

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Elliott Adams – PrivacyBrain (Founder)<br/>

Elliott Adams is the Founder of PrivacyBrain, a mission-driven privacy tech startup. He teaches courses on entrepreneurship, internet privacy, and no-code tools at Stanford and Berkeley.&nbsp;<br/>

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Hosted By<br/>

TechSoup – Eli van der Giessen, Chapter Host<br/>

Eli strives to be a connector – the interstitial tissue that holds the muscle of a community together. He's been a volunteer manager, an event organizer and a digital campaigner. Basically he'll take any gig that allows him to enable a group of passionate people to create things they love.

Currently he works for TechSoup as a Community Manager.<br/>

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Ben Abel, Host<br/>

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Meaningful Work: Building Resilience and Capacity through Skilled Volunteering

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&lt;p&gt;Learn about how your organization can achieve digital transformation and utilize skill-based volunteering to drive deeper impact. By the end of the event, you will learn how easy it is to connect with skill-based volunteers that have today's most in-demand skills to achieve some of your biggest goals and how to build new corporate partnerships &amp;amp; funding avenues through corporate volunteers. &lt;/p&gt;</p>

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Raaj Chatterjee – MeaningfulWork (Founder &amp; CEO)<br/>

&nbsp;Raaj is an award-winning social entrepreneur, researcher, and community leader. Raaj’s background in engineering led him to work on Apple’s latest products and recycling technology.Raaj’s passion for technology-enabled sustainable change drew him to research the major capacity constraints nonprofits face in building SDG-aligned community impact. In 2020, Raaj began to design a solution by…<br/>

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Hosted By<br/>

TechSoup – Eli van der Giessen, Chapter Host<br/>

Eli strives to be a connector – the interstitial tissue that holds the muscle of a community together. He's been a volunteer manager, an event organizer and a digital campaigner. Basically he'll take any gig that allows him to enable a group of passionate people to create things they love.

Currently he works for TechSoup as a Community Manager.<br/>

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Ben Abel, Host<br/>

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The 25% of Google Analytics Nonprofits Need to Know

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&lt;p&gt;Google Analytics is a household name, but many nonprofits don't really know what to do with it. This means &lt;b&gt;critical data goes unnoticed, leading to inaccurate (or bad!) decisions&lt;/b&gt;.&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;This session helps you answer the questions that matter:&amp;nbsp;&lt;/p&gt;&lt;ul&gt;&lt;li&gt;Who's really reading your content?&lt;/li&gt;&lt;li&gt;Was that Facebook ad worth it?&amp;nbsp;&lt;/li&gt;&lt;li&gt;How is your website being found?&lt;/li&gt;&lt;/ul&gt;</p>

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Alison Knott – Alison K Consulting<br/>

Alison K (Alison Knott) is an international tech speaker who’s passionate about the intersection of web, creativity and business. A proud woman in tech, Alison produced Atlantic Canada’s first WordPress conference and Meetup, mentors emerging female designers and entertains business owners with nerdy facts. Her main mandate: to raise web literacy for small business and entrepreneurs.</p>Her …<br/>

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Hosted By<br/>

Elijah van der Giessen, Chapter Host<br/>

Eli strives to be a connector – the interstitial tissue that holds the muscle of a community together. He's been a volunteer manager, an event organizer and a digital campaigner. Basically he'll take any gig that allows him to enable a group of passionate people to create things they love.

Currently he works for TechSoup as the NetSquared Community Manager.<br/>

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The Future of Fundraising Events

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&lt;p&gt;&lt;i&gt;The vaccines are rolling out, the world is slowly moving to a new normal, but 2019 events are never coming back. So what the heck do you do?&lt;/i&gt;&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;Based on data collected from hundreds of Fundraising Professionals, Industry Experts, Influencers, and Donors, this session will go over key trends, insights, and strategies that you need to know to stay ahead, raise funds and engage your donors moving forward into 2022.&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;In this session, we’ll unpack what modern charities are doing with their events to move forward, and discover how you can do the same. We’ll share new ideas based on over 200 virtual, hybrid and in-person events to increase fundraising potential and donor engagement, and discuss what it takes to be an organization that is leading the way with online fundraising.&lt;/p&gt;&lt;h3&gt;Learning Outcomes&lt;/h3&gt;&lt;p&gt;Insightful strategies for successful fundraising in a changing environment.&lt;/p&gt;&lt;ul&gt;&lt;li&gt;How to plan successful fundraising events in 2022 and beyond.&lt;/li&gt;&lt;li&gt;How to enhance donor engagement with your fundraising events.&lt;/li&gt;&lt;li&gt;How to implement a winning annual fundraising strategy for your organization.&lt;/li&gt;&lt;/ul&gt;</p>

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Rebecca Alfred – Trellis.org (Charity Relationships Lead)<br/>

Rebecca is part of the team at Trellis Social Enterprise Inc, supporting charitable organizations, hospital foundations, non-profits, and other organizations to find new online approaches to raising funds for the causes they care about. Coming from a diverse background including tech companies, marketing agencies, and accounting firms, she’s now settled in the social sector.Since starting at Trell…<br/>

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Ben Abel – Abel Marketing Ltd. (Principal)<br/>

Abel Marketing is a Vancouver, Canada based marketing company founded by Ben Abel. His mission is to help you build successful marketing programs and initiatives for your business venture or company. </p><br/>

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Lauren Bersaglio – Libero Magazine (Founder)<br/>

Lauren Bersaglio is the blog manager for NetSquared Vancouver. She is also the Founder of Libero Magazine, a nonprofit online mental health magazine. She has a degree in Communications and over ten years of experience with online content writing, nonprofit management, and public speaking. You can learn more about Lauren by visiting her website laurenbersaglio.com <br/>

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One Day Website (https://onedaywebsite.ca/)<br/&gt;
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Elevate is working to create a world where the majority of organizations care for people and the planet first. Our platform connects the BC community of social and environmentally-focused organizations to build awareness and attract high-quality employees, volunteers, partners, and customers. Elevate members are featured in our social impact news as well as the Impact Ecosystem Map, a directory of social impact events, job listings, social enterprises and nonprofits. Join for free today.<br/>
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Hack for Your Mother: A DemocracyLab Partner (virtual) Event

An opportunity to use your diverse talents and perspectives to create better tech-for-good solutions.

About this Event
Join us online on May 8th for a convening of our tech-for-good community. It’s a chance to get inspired, imagine a better future, and contribute your talent to projects that need your help.

**RSVP HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hack-for-your-mother-2021-tickets-145973479607 **

DemocracyLab is collaborating with the Code for America Brigade Network to create this virtual hackathon event focused on helping tech-for-good projects make incremental progress toward their long-term goals. Projects will need coders, designers, researchers, project managers, subject matter experts, test users, and just ordinary people. Bring your creativity, your collaborative spirit, and a smile to share.

Check out the participating projects on DemocracyLab – https://www.democracylab.org/events/hackforyourmother2021, and feel free to reach out to project leaders now to start preparing for the event.

This hackathon will continue the momentum from our previous sixteen events. Check out these stories to get a sense of what to expect- https://blog.democracylab.org/.

The agenda for May 8th is (all times Pacific):

8:30 Join and Explore the Meeting Space

9:00 Welcome and Overview

9:15 Project Pitches and Team Formation

10:00 Teamwork

12:00 Lunch and Learn with All of Us from the National Institutes of Health and the School of Play

4:00 Project Presentations

5:00 Closing Comments and Adjourn

**RSVP HERE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hack-for-your-mother-2021-tickets-145973479607 **

EVENT POLICIES

Special Requests: We will strive to address all accommodations for participants with special needs, including accessibility requirements, dietary restrictions, or other requests within reason. Please contact [email protected] with your request.

Recording Disclosure: Your registration constitutes permission to use photos, audio, and video recording taken in the online event space for educational and promotional purposes. If you would prefer to not be included in photos or videos, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

St. Hack-trick’s Day: A DemocracyLab Partner (virtual) Event

An opportunity to use our diverse talents and perspectives to create better tech-for-good solutions.

*RSVP HERE* https://www.eventbrite.com/e/st-hack-tricks-day-2021-tickets-136104282573

ABOUT THIS EVENT
Join us online on March 13th for a convening of our tech-for-good community. It’s a chance to get inspired, imagine a better future, and contribute your talent to projects that need your help.

Open Seattle, Code for PDX and DemocracyLab are partnering to create this virtual hackathon event focused on helping tech-for-good projects make incremental progress toward their long-term goals. Projects will need coders, designers, researchers, project managers, subject matter experts, test users, and just ordinary people. Bring your creativity, your collaborative spirit, and a smile to share.

*RSVP HERE* https://www.eventbrite.com/e/st-hack-tricks-day-2021-tickets-136104282573

Check out the projects we’re recruiting on DemocracyLab (https://democracylab.org/index/?section=FindProjects), and feel free to reach out to project leaders now to start preparing for the event.

This hackathon will continue the momentum from our previous fifteen events. Check out these stories (https://blog.democracylab.org/) to get a sense of what to expect.

AGENDA (all times Pacific):

8:30 Join and Explore the Meeting Space

9:00 Welcome and Overview

9:15 Project Pitches and Team Formation

10:00 Teamwork

12:00 Lunch and Learn with All of Us from the National Institutes of Health

4:00 Project Presentations

5:00 Closing Comments and Adjourn

*RSVP HERE* https://www.eventbrite.com/e/st-hack-tricks-day-2021-tickets-136104282573

EVENT POLICIES

Special Requests: We will strive to address all accommodations for participants with special needs, including accessibility requirements, dietary restrictions, or other requests within reason. Please contact [email protected] with your request.

Recording Disclosure: Your registration constitutes permission to use photos, audio, and video recording taken in the online event space for educational and promotional purposes. If you would prefer to not be included in photos or videos, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

Open Seattle – Learn About Active Projects with City and State Government

Details

Please register here on Meetup, and for the Zoom call at the link below:
https://codeforamerica.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEvdu2sqjsrGtbMZJvY_bW3WW8_lI_35Em9

MEETING AGENDA:

6:30: Announcements and Intros

6:35-7:30: Speaker presentations – Learn about opportunities to get involved and make an impact through two exciting government projects:

– Gerardo Capiel from Google.org will discuss CiviForm (https://democracylab.org/projects/698), Google’s collaboration with the City of Seattle to create a universal application tool to streamline benefit applications.

– Ben Meredith from Social Impact Analytics Institute will describe SimpleForm (https://democracylab.org/projects/697), a project to streamline reporting for clients of the State of Washington’s Community Economic Revitalization Board.

7:30-8:00: Q&A and Open Discussion

Open Seattle is a cross-sector community exploring the intersection of civic engagement, government, and technology to make a positive impact in the greater Seattle area. Everyone is welcome!!

Open Seattle’s mission is to engage an inclusive, multi-disciplinary group of Seattleites, sharing knowledge and working together to improve our communities through civic innovation. “Civic innovation” broadly defined is collaborating to solve civic problems and building solutions for the public good. We are the Seattle chapter of the Code for America network.

Open Seattle meets regularly on the fourth Thursday of every month to learn about community or technology initiatives in Seattle, network, and present new and existing projects.

*Ping the #general channel in our Open Seattle Slack group (link below), or email the organizers on Meetup if you would like to add a discussion topic to the agenda. However, you don’t need to be on the agenda to talk. We always leave open time for members to discuss projects/events.

HOW TO CONNECT:
We plan things, ask/answer questions, and discuss projects using Slack.
Join the Open Seattle Slack channel here:

https://join.slack.com/t/openseattle/shared_invite/enQtNzczMjg5MzYyNzg4LTgwZDExYmE2MWQ4N2ZiN2VmNDllMmU3ODI0YWFkMTQ5ODY4MGMwNDBhOTQwNTU3OGJmYTI5ZTE3YWQ2NTdjYWY

St. Hack-trick’s Day: A DemocracyLab Partner (virtual) Event

An opportunity to use our diverse talents and perspectives to create better tech-for-good solutions.

*RSVP HERE* https://www.eventbrite.com/e/st-hack-tricks-day-2021-tickets-136104282573

ABOUT THIS EVENT
Join us online on March 13th for a convening of our tech-for-good community. It’s a chance to get inspired, imagine a better future, and contribute your talent to projects that need your help.

Open Seattle, Code for PDX and DemocracyLab are partnering to create this virtual hackathon event focused on helping tech-for-good projects make incremental progress toward their long-term goals. Projects will need coders, designers, researchers, project managers, subject matter experts, test users, and just ordinary people. Bring your creativity, your collaborative spirit, and a smile to share.

*RSVP HERE* https://www.eventbrite.com/e/st-hack-tricks-day-2021-tickets-136104282573

Check out the projects we’re recruiting on DemocracyLab (https://democracylab.org/index/?section=FindProjects), and feel free to reach out to project leaders now to start preparing for the event.

This hackathon will continue the momentum from our previous fifteen events. Check out these stories (https://blog.democracylab.org/) to get a sense of what to expect.

AGENDA (all times Pacific):

8:30 Join and Explore the Meeting Space

9:00 Welcome and Overview

9:15 Project Pitches and Team Formation

10:00 Teamwork

12:00 Lunch and Learn with All of Us from the National Institutes of Health

4:00 Project Presentations

5:00 Closing Comments and Adjourn

*RSVP HERE* https://www.eventbrite.com/e/st-hack-tricks-day-2021-tickets-136104282573

EVENT POLICIES

Special Requests: We will strive to address all accommodations for participants with special needs, including accessibility requirements, dietary restrictions, or other requests within reason. Please contact [email protected] with your request.

Recording Disclosure: Your registration constitutes permission to use photos, audio, and video recording taken in the online event space for educational and promotional purposes. If you would prefer to not be included in photos or videos, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate your request.

Graphic Recording: Building Equity & Community in a Virtual Age

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&lt;p&gt;As a community builder, has this past year left you feeling disconnected and Zoomed out? What if there was something that could help us reconnect in a meaningful way? Graphic recording, or visual notetaking, is a powerful tool that puts people and their voices at the center of every conversation.&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;Maggie Miland uses her skills as a graphic recorder to capture stories and reveal sustainable solutions to our community’s most pressing challenges. She will share her unique approach to community development through her work with refugee youth, women seeking liberation from domestic violence, and communities addressing systemic racism to name a few. Learn how graphic recording enables you to make the people you serve a leading role in the story.&lt;br&gt;&lt;/p&gt;</p>

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Maggie Miland – Realize Strategies (Community Activation &amp; Facilitation Lead)<br/>

Maggie Miland uses her skills as a graphic recorder to capture stories and reveal sustainable solutions to our community’s most pressing challenges.<br/>

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Elijah van der Giessen, Chapter Host<br/>

Eli strives to be a connector – the interstitial tissue that holds the muscle of a community together. He's been a volunteer manager, an event organizer and a digital campaigner. Basically he'll take any gig that allows him to enable a group of passionate people to create things they love.

Currently he works for TechSoup as the NetSquared Community Manager.<br/>

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One Day Website (https://onedaywebsite.ca/)<br/&gt;
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Elevate – BC Social Impact Hub (https://elevatehub.ca/?utm_source=techsoup&amp;utm_medium=referral&amp;utm_campaign=sponsorship)<br/&gt;
Elevate is working to create a world where the majority of organizations care for people and the planet first. Our platform connects the BC community of social and environmentally-focused organizations to build awareness and attract high-quality employees, volunteers, partners, and customers. Elevate members are featured in our social impact news as well as the Impact Ecosystem Map, a directory of social impact events, job listings, social enterprises and nonprofits. Join for free today.<br/>
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Virtual Galas – Engage More People While Raising More Money

Register at https://events.techsoup.org/e/m6xqx7/

Using best practices and learning from past virtual and live Galas, this session will provide attendees with tangible take aways that they can implement within their 2021 Gala planning. Learn from a recent case study where a charity raised 230% over their fundraising goal and had more attendees than ever before.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

— How to prepare for your Gala – preparation is everything!
— How to ensure the maximum number of attendees and donors
— How to create an effective, fun and engaging event that your guests will love!