You’ll hear from community managers in the social good space about how they do their jobs, including helpful tips and tools and what changes they see for the future of community management.
If you're already a CM, you can network and contribute. If you're interested in becoming a CM, this will help you get a clear understanding about what CMs do and how they got there. Whoever you are, come ready with questions and be ready to get to know others doing their thing to make the world a better place!
Leah Filler, Community Engagement and Mobile Services Manager
Megan Keane, Membership Director,
James Nickerson, Marketing & Social Media Strategist,, Digital Marketing,
Alicia Schmidt, Senior Director, Customer Experience at
Light food will be provided. (If you are gluten free or vegan, we suggest you BYO dinner.)
The fund raised less the fees we have to pay will go to a 501c3 non-profit. If the event is cancelled you'll get a refund. No one will be turned away for lack of funds, so please contact us by using the Contact Us link if that is a concern for you.
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Events we are not hosting, but which we think you want to know about:
April 28: Fireside Chat with Jennifer Friedenbach of Coalition on Homelessness
Since 1987, the Coalition on Homelessness has been advocating for the rights of people experiencing homelessness. They’re the the organization behind The Street Sheet. Learn more from Executive Director Jennifer Friedenbach, interviewed by Kim-Mai Cutler of TechCrunch.
May 8 - Deadline to nominate 40 Under 40: Tech Diversity awards
Nominations are now being accepted for the inaugural 40 Under 40: Tech Diversity – Silicon Valley, organized by theREGISTRY Bay Area and Digital Diversity Network. 40 Under 40: Tech Diversity is a regional recognition of the outstanding achievements of 40 leaders from underrepresented communities of color under the age of 40, who are standouts in their field of technology as engineers, technologists, diversity & inclusion officers, executives, entrepreneurs or VC’s.
May 14: Understanding Youth Homelessness: Documentary & Discussion with HandUp, Larkin Street Youth Center, Hanson Bridgett
The Homestretch is a powerful documentary about youth homelessness. Set in Chicago, the film provides unprecedented access into public schools and youth homeless shelters through the journeys of three incredible teenagers in Chicago. Join HandUp, Larkin Street Youth Services, and Hanson Bridgett for a special San Francisco viewing. Accepting in-kind donations at the door. Drinks and snacks provided.
May 15-17 - Nerds 4 Nature @ Bay Area Maker Faire 2015
Nerds 4 Nature brings together technologists and environmental professionals, students and citizen scientists to collaboratively build awesome tools that help us help understand, protect, and revive the natural world.
May 21: Bleeding Hearts Happy Hour: Mother's Day Edition
Bleeding Hearts Happy Hour meets every 2 months with a mission to create stronger nonprofit/interagency relationships and to model self care. The May 21 happy hour is a fundraiser for the East Bay Integrative Pregnancy Project.
June 8 Independent Sector – Regional Convening - Silicon Valley
Join conversations about the trends, obstacles, and opportunities that affect every organization and individual working toward the common good. Expand your network and elevate the issues that define the charitable sector in Silicon Valley and the tech sector.
May 1 Deadline to apply for Data Analyst Fellowship with Education Pioneers
Want to use your data skills for social good and make a career change? Education Pioneers has a 10-month Analyst Fellowship where data-savvy professionals can make a real impact by applying their analytical skills to consult on mission-critical projects in the education sector