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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

2017 Holiday Party

Please join us for the last Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting and Holiday Ice Skating Party on Friday, December 22th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT! Come celebrate our community collaborations that we accomplished in 2017 as NPC aims for more in 2018!

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater then CommonGround on Aloft for ice skating!

http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

Open Forum for the December 15th Nonprofit Commons 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

Touring Community Virtual Library's Dickens Collection & Exhibit for the December 8th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, December 8th for the NonProfit Commons in Second Life meeting, which will feature a tour of the Dickens Project research by the Community Virtual Library. In collaboration with Seanchai Library, CVL will share examples of real learning in virtual spaces.

 

Join us in Second Life!

 

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, December 8h 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 - Touring Dickens 

 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

International Disability Rights Affirmation Conference for the Dec 1st Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, December 1st 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 December 1st and 2nd virtually in Second Life® at The Sojourner Auditorium on Virtual Ability. See you there!


This year’s theme is “Who Is Responsible?” This theme is broad and open to interpretation by the presenters we invited to this year’s event. If past conferences are any indication, we look forward to lively discussions and information sharing among presenters and the very interested and interactive audience.

 

Join us in Second Life!

 

SATURDAY 12/1 AGENDA (all times below PT) 

 8:00 am Beyond accountability: Moving towards answerability for students with disabilities

 9:30 am Access to Health Care and the Liberation of People with Disabilities

 11:00 am Who's Responsible for Inclusion?

 12:30 am Are We Empowered Yet? Definitions, Interventions, and Outcomes.

  2:00 pm Stories from Young Women with Intellectual Disabilities: Meanings of Gender and Disability

 

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

 

Tapping the Innovation Potential in Live and Virtual Conferences for 11/18 Nonprofit Commons

Join us Friday, November 18th for the NonProfit Commons in Second Life meeting, which will feature Kevin Feenan and Leticia De Leon of Rockcliffe who will review how the Erudition event was the first step towards a changing paradigm in technology conferences and proposes how the key traits of innovators of technology play an important role in that change.  While technology is a tool, the interactions with it and with people are what creates the power behind innovation.  Come and discover what you missed for Erudition and what you can look forward to in VWBPE.

 

Kevin Feenan is the founder of Rockcliffe University Consortium, a non-profit professional association of educational designers and technologists.

 

Leticia De Leon is an Associate Professor at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley and also currently serving as the Curriculum Review Committee Chair for Rockcliffe's professional development services.

 

Join us in Second Life!

 

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, November 18h 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 - Tapping the Innovation Potential in Live and Virtual Conferences

 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

 

Efficient Blogging with WordPress for the November 10th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, November 10th for the NonProfit Commons in Second Life meeting, which will feature artist and Peninsula College faculty Renne Emiko Brock ( Zinnia Zauber in SL ) who will share with us how to easily set up and efficiently use WordPress. WordPress Blogs create an online presence quickly and affordable and enable you to focus on content instead of code. Learn the essentials of adding and editing posts and pages, assigning categories and tags, embedding images and content from sources like YouTube, and connecting to your social media streams. Renne will introduce using WordPress to develop a free blog. This blog can be exported in the future to become a WordPress website. 

 

Renne / Zinnia is an artist, instructor, superhero, and advocate of awesomeness empowering people to be their best virtual and tangible self by advancing excellence, exceptional pursuits, and individualism through creative expression and encouraging instruction with inspired results. Since 1993, she has taught fine art, fiber arts, digital arts and storytelling, social media, multimedia web, video, virtual world utilization, personal and professional branding, transmedia marketing, collaborative community building, and art enterprise with Peninsula College, University of Washington, Monterey Peninsula College, at conferences, and independently.

 

Join us in Second Life!

 

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, November 10th 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 - Efficient Blogging with WordPress

 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

 

 

Building Cybersecurity Awareness for the November 3rd Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, November 3rd for the NonProfit Commons in Second Life meeting, this week focused on improving cybersecurity awareness. With the end of cybersecurity month this week, we are wrapping up our focus on the topic by talking about how to get your team or staff to be more cybersecurity aware. 

 

Join us in Second Life!

 

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, November 3rd, 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 - Building Cybersecurity Awareness

 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Cybersecurity discussion

 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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