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March 16 - Join NPC at 8AM for Labor Tech panel at Virtual Ability - then VWBPE at 3PM

Join us this Friday, March 16th for Nonprofit Commons community Field Trips, starting off at 8 AM PT/SLT at Virtual Ability, Inc. and then on to NPC's 

Understanding the General Data Protection Regulations for March 9th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Please join us this Friday, March 9th for a discussion on the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which are EU laws going into effect in May, designed to make sure people have control over their personal information and what it is being used for. The laws cover how people are informed of how the data is used, how they consent to its use (or limit use), the right to “be forgotten”, to export their data, and to seek damages if they suffer from misuse or breach of their data. 
 
Join us in Second Life!
 
Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting
Friday, March 9th, 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
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion - GDPR
  • 9:45 am Community Open Mic & Announcements
 
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

NPC Brainstorm: using technology to connect people to the arts for the March 2 Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, March 2nd for the NonProfit Commons in Second Life meeting will feature a brainstorm session on using technology to connect people to the arts. The Knight Foundation opened up a grant call last month looking for individuals and organizations to submit ideas on how technology can be used to connect people to the arts. For those selected, these ideas would be prototyped and shared.

Join us in Second Life!

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting

Friday, March 2nd, 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 - Gentle Heron
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Using Technology to Connect People to the Arts
  • 9:45 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

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

Learning to Design Using Canva for the February 23rd Nonprofit Commons meeting

Join us Friday, February 23rd for the NonProfit Commons in Second Life meeting, which will explore using Canva to create print, web, and social media graphics. Have no graphic design experience or tools? That's ok, we will walk you through Canva and how to design images, posters, graphs, and more.

 

Join us in Second Life!

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting

Friday, February 23, 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
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Learning Design Using Canva
  • 9:45 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

 

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

Open Forum for the February 16th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, February 16th for the NonProfit Commons in Second Life meeting, which will feature an open forum and is a chance to chat on upcoming events and conferences, and updates on what other NPC community members are working on. It will also be an opportunity to ask any burning tech, social media, or community questions you might have.

Join us in Second Life!

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting
Friday, February 16, 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
▪ 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Open Forum
▪ 9:45 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

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
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Visualizing Vision and Open Forum for January 26 Nonprofit Commons meeting

Join us this Friday, January 26th, 2018 where members of the Nonprofit Commons board will share how they have been using in-world building tools to help visualize the vision of the Nonprofit Commons community. We will then have an open forum discussion where we can continue to discuss NPC vision and mission, upcoming events, and updates on what other community members are working on. It will also be an opportunity to ask any burning tech, social media, or community questions you might have. 

 

Join us in Second Life!

 

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, January 26, 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 - using in-world build tools to visualize NPC's vision

 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Open Forum 

 9:45 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

 

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

Touring Community Virtual Library for the January 19th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

join us for the Friday, January 19th Nonprofit Commons in Second Life Meeting where Community Virtual Library President, Valerie Hill (Valibrarian Gregg in SL), takes us on a guided tour of the new Community Virtual Library location at Library Land on Cookie Island.

 

The Community Virtual Library (CVL) serves Second Life as an information commons HUB with catalogs of simulations and a network of communities. Come celebrate and learn how CVL can help you and your virtual world groups. At 8:30 AM, we will start at NPC Plush and start the tour at Cookie Island at 9:00 AM SLT. 

 

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, January 19, 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 

 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Community Virtual Library Tour 

 9:45 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

 

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

Exploring Nonprofit Tech Trends for 2018 for the January 12th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

 

Social Media Trends LinkedIn Post Header by Joyce Bettencourt

Join us for the January 12th Nonprofit Commons in Second Life Meeting where we will explore insights on exciting trends in nonprofit technology. We will cover topics such as innovations in fundraising, the Internet of Things, cloud everything, virtual and augmented reality, and discuss how these and other trends could be used for organizations. 

 
Join us in Second Life and share your thoughts on trends in tech!

 

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, January 12, 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 

 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Exploring Nonprofit Tech Trends for 2018 

 9:45 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

 

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

Aim High at the Nonprofit Commons January 5th Meeting

You must aim higher to hit your target! For 2018, Aim High at the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life Friday, January 5 Meeting at 8:30 AM SLT! Start your new year out right with your friends at the Nonprofit Commons Friday Meeting with aims, initiatives, and events for 2018 including "Escaping Your Professional Bubble" Mentor Central with Gentle Heron!

 

Join us in Second Life!

 

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, January 5, 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 - Gentle Heron, Escaping Your Professional Bubble

 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Aim High 

 9:45 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

 

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

 

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