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Nonprofit Commons on tour for IDRAC 2019

Join Nonprofit Commons on November 1st and 2nd for the NonProfit Commons in Second Life meeting featuring a field trip to Virtual Ability, Inc. and the International Disability Rights Affirmation Conference (IDRAC). The conference will take place virtually in Second Life at The Sojourner Auditorium on Virtual Ability. See you there! http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Virtual%20Ability/54/170/23

Please check out their website for details at https://virtualability.org/idrac-2019/

Watch live video stream at https://youtu.be/HzrqZ0K57VI

 

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions.

http://nonprofitcommons.org

Halloween NPC Office Tours for October 25 /nonprofit Commons Meeting

Boo Better Be There! Get your Halloween Costumes on for our TWO parties on Friday, October 25! At 8:30 AM SLT, join us at Plush NPC Amphitheater at http://bit.ly/NPCinSL to start our trick and treat office tours.

Intro to Discord for the October 18th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, October 18th for the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting, which will feature an intro to Discord. Discord is a text0chat and Voice Over IP (VOIP) tool that allows you to create or join social community chat servers and channels (similar to Slack), post text chat and photo/videos (like Facebook groups), join group voice chat (like Teamspeak), and direct call people (like Skype). Come learn about Discord and how you can use it for your professional educational / nonprofit team or social community.
 
Join us in Second Life!
 
Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 
Friday, October 18th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 
http://bit.ly/NPCinSL
 
AGENDA (all times below PT) 
8:30 am Introductions & Updates
8:45 am Mentors Central & Announcements
9:00 am Featured Discussion - Intro to Discord
9:50 am Community Open Mic & Announcements
 
 
The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to connect communities for social good through education, networking, and collaboration. http://nonprofitcommons.org
 

Open Forum for the October 11th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, October 11th for the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting, which will feature an open forum and is a chance to share success stories, solutions, tech tools, and updates on what other NPC community members are working on. It will also be an opportunity to discuss upcoming events and ask any burning tech, social media, or community questions you might have and discuss upcoming events like the International Disability Rights Affirmation Conference (IDRAC), Virtual Ability’s annual conference celebrating disability rights.

Join us in Second Life!

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 
Friday, October 11th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 
http://bit.ly/NPCinSL
 
AGENDA (all times below PT) 
  • 8:30 am Introductions & Updates
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central & Announcements
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Open Forum
  • 9:50 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

 

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to connect communities for social good through education, networking, and collaboration. http://nonprofitcommons.org

 

Fake News for Senior Citizens for October 4th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, October 4 at 8:30 AM SLT at the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life where Valerie Hill / Valibrarian of the Community Virtual Library is presenting "Fake News for Senior Citizens". She will be sharing how to spot fake news online and strategies on how to check sources and not contribute to misinformation sharing. And....this session is applicable to all age groups- not just seniors
Gentle Heron will also do a brief mentor's presentation on how to “Safeguard Your Attention at Work.”
Please join us in Second Life, 8:30 AM PT / SLT, at the Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater at http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

Pondering Patterns: A Provocative Phosphene Art Education Game for September 27 NPC Meeting

Join us this Friday, September 27, the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life hosts "Pondering Patterns: A Provocative Phosphene Art Education Game" with Mary Lou Stokrocki / Marylou Goldrosen and Renne Emiko Brock / Zinnia Zauber as part of the Virtual Worlds MOOC! From NPC Plush, we head to Zinnia’s sim to explore the game Marylou teaches using Zinnia’s art and interactive lessons. 

Learn about Exploratory Art Criticism, the search for meaning in Art Treasures, and your own interpretation of creativity.

Please join us in Second Life, 8:30 AM PT / SLT, at the Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater at http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

 

Collaborative Virtual World Projects for Educators for September 20, 2019 Nonprofit Commons

At 8:30 AM SLT on Friday, September 20, the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life hosts for "Collaborative Virtual World Projects for Educators" with Valerie Hill / Valibrarian Gregg as part of the Virtual Worlds MOOC! 
 
Explore ways to highlight your virtual world work through collaboration of communities and transdisciplinary methods including art, computer science, librarianship, teaching, archival, music & other fields.
 
Please join us in Second Life
8:30 AM PT / SLT,
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater at http://bit.ly/NPCinSL
 
The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to connect communities for social good through education, networking, and collaboration. 
http://nonprofitcommons.org

September 13th - Nonprofit Commons 12th Birthday Celebration!

This Friday, September 13th, join us for the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life 12th Birthday Celebrations!
 
We are encouraging you to dress in white outfits, come with little gifts for people to wear, and an inclusive story for you to share for “What’s the Scoop?” Community Stories at Plush at 8:30 AM SLT and Ice Cream Social Good Dance Party at 6:00 PM SLT!
 
Come celebrate and share your amazing experiences working in Second Life and #VirtualGood!
 
Join us in Second Life!
 
Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 
Friday, September 13th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 
http://bit.ly/NPCinSL
 
AGENDA (all times below PT) 
8:30 am Introductions & Updates
8:45 am Announcements
9:00 am NPC 12th Birthday Celebration - “What’s the Scoop?” Community Stories
9:50 am Community Open Mic 
 
Then at 6:00 PM SLT - Ice Cream Social Good Dance Party 
 
The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to connect communities for social good through education, networking, and collaboration. http://nonprofitcommons.org

9/6 NPC Meeting: All About The Fact's Game Show

This Friday, September 6th at the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life, Kent Danitz is presenting “All About The Fact's Game Show”. AATF is an inworld educational game show that is a not for profit group helping to educate and create fun for others in Second Life. He will be sharing about how they got started in SL, what games they do, and about their educational program.

 

Many thanks to Brownrice Internet for hosting the NPSL site.

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