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Tour of the Hero's Walk for the January 17th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join Nonprofit Commons Friday, January 17th for an interactive field trip  of the Hero’s Walk with Ludova / Eleanor Ide. The Hero Walk is a quest reflection for people to explore their own lives using the teachings of Joseph Campbell's “Hero with 1000 Faces” and Max Luscher's “The Luscher Color Test”. Ludova's motto is "We are all heroes. Every hero is needed."
 
Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 
Friday, November 17th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 
http://bit.ly/NPCinSL
 
AGENDA (all times below PT) 
8:30 am Introductions 
8:45 am Mentors Central & Updates
9:00 am Hero’s Walk Tour
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

Share Your New Year's Resolutions! for January 3rd Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, January 3rd for the first Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting of 2020, for an opportunity to Share Your New Year's Resolutions!

See you at 8:30 AM PT/SLT at NPC http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

 

One-of-a-Kind(ness) Winterfest Celebration for the December 20th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, December 20 for the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting, for our One-of-a-Kind(ness) Winterfest Celebration Ice Skating Party at 8:30 AM SLT! It is time to bundle up, put on some ice skates, and grab a cup of hot cocoa with friends in Second Life! Our color theme is frosty spectrum colors!

We will start our meeting at NPC Plush and then head over to the CommonGround ice rink at NPC Aloft. 

Visit http://snowflakes.barkleyus.com/ or http://mandalamaker.online/snowflakemaker.php and download your file to help with the décor to be added during the party!

See you at 8:30 AM PT/SLT at NPC http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

No Dec 29 Meeting - Next NPC Meeting Dec 6 on #OSCC19

Nonprofit Commons in Second Life will not be meeting this Friday, November 29 to observe the US Thanksgiving holiday. NPC is grateful for such an amazing community.
 
Our next NPC meeting is December 6th featuring a preview of the #OSCC19 Opensimulator Community Conference. For more info on #OSCC19 & to register, go to: https://conference.opensimulator.org/2019/register-now/
 
Don't forget that this Tuesday is Giving Tuesday and a great time to reach out to your nonprofit supporters!
 
You can also donate to AvaCon, Inc. - the fiscal sponsor of the Nonprofit Commons community. Go to https://www.avacon.org/blog/donate/  or donate via PayPal to board@avacon.org to support AvaCon and the work it does to connect communities within virtual worlds like Second Life, OpenSImulator, High Fidelity, and others.
 
If you would like to help support NPC directly, you can send a donation in Second Life to the avatar: NonprofitCommons Actor
 
Much gratitude,
Joyce Bettencourt aka Rhiannon Chatnoir

Autumn Tour NPC Resource Library for the November 22 Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us at the Nonprofit Commons on Friday, November 22nd for an Autumn tour of the Nonprofit Commons library led by Valerie Hill (Valibrarian Gregg in SL) of the Community Virtual Library - https://communityvirtuallibrary.org/. Visit the library with fall decor, to see new resources and the "Thankful for our Communities" theme. Come with any resources you might want to share - we will have opportunities to contribute relevant resources for nonprofits and virtual world projects.

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting
Friday, November 22nd, 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 Autumn Tour NPC Resource Library
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

The Writer's Craft, Developing Your Voice for November 15 Nonprofit Commons

Join us at the Nonprofit Commons on Friday, November 15th as we bring stories to life in a workshop led by Cynthia Calongne (Lyr Lobo in SL)The Writer's Craft, Developing Your Voice supporting fiction, memoir, education and nonprofits. Everyone has a story to share!

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 
Friday, November 15th, 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 - The Writer's Craft, Developing Your Voice
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
 

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

 

 

Many thanks to Brownrice Internet for hosting the NPSL site.

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