#SFTech4Good December Events and Resources

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SFTech4Good Event of the Month

December 7: Positive Impact Party II with Brigade, Kiva.org, and Startup Policy Lab

Event password: PIP2


Join Brigade, Kiva.org, SFTech4Good, and Startup Policy Lab (SPL) for a holiday celebration bringing our communities together to network and celebrate with food and drinks.

Bring a toy to help a child in need - for the SF Firefighters Toy Program!

6:30 pm

Brigade - 524 3rd Street San Francisco, CA

Free - Register (code: PIP2)


Other Events

November 28: sf.citi event on tech and immigration

A discussion of how current federal attempts to change immigration will affect the Bay Area & tech. 

Microsoft - 1355 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94103




Dec 1: Deadline to apply for Chan-Zuckerberg Initiative Community Fundfunding

Apply for $25K-100K grants for education, housing, homelessness, immigration, transportation, and workforce development.

More info / apply


Dec 1: Digital Storytelling Workshop with ONA Local (San Jose)

12:30 – 5:00 PM

The Tech Museum of Innovation - 201 S Market St  San Jose, CA 95113

Free - Register

December 2: Tech Workers Coalition Discussion of “The Californian Ideology”

A discussion of an intellectual framework in the tech industry.

4:00-6:00 pm

Unite Here! Local 2 - Unity Room at 209 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco, CA

Free - Register


December 4: How to Have Difficult Conversations Workshop

Learn the mindset and skill set that inspire and catalyze successful conversations.

6:30 – 9:30 pm

California Institute of Integral Studies @ 1453 Mission Street San Francisco, CA 94103




December 5: Public Impact Design Workshop with Judi Brown

Create frameworks for more equitable outcomes with humans, systems and individual reflection.

6:30-8:30 pm

The Women's Building - 3543 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110

Free - Register


December 5: D.Talks: Designing for the Future of Healthcare

Learn about design choices transforming healthcare.

6:30 – 8:30 pm

AIGA San Francisco @ 130 Sutter Street, San Francisco, CA 94104




December 6: Impact Hub SF Holiday Party w/ CivicMakers

6:30 – 9:30 pm

Impact Hub San Francisco, 1885 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94103




December 6: Using Data for Collective Impact

Learn collective impact approaches for stages of change, community and outcomes.

2pm - Online




December 7: Online Nonprofit Conference hosted by Online Nonprofit Institute

Covers topics like fundraising, branding, and risk management.




December 7: Techtonica's "Techie Talent Show"

A benefit with an auction, entertainment, food, awards, Rubik's cube contest, and more.

6:00 – 10:00 pm

SOMArts @ 934 Brannan Street San Francisco, CA 94103

$65 – $500


 ***For the early bird price, use code "ISUPPORTTECHTONICA"

 To donate, perform, participate, or sponsor, see apply here.


December 7-9: Co-Liv!: A conference/lab on affordable co-living ecosystem

Global gathering for the co-living sector, esp. affordability, investment, and innovation.

Impact Hub San Francisco @ 1885 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

$395 – $695



December 8-10: Tech + Politics + Society + You 2017 Hackathon
Startup Policy Lab with Debug Politics is hosting a hackathon for Crisis Response, Democracy, Immigration, Media, & Society. Open to developers, designers, marketers, entrepreneurs, issue experts and advocates, community organizers, and academics.

General Assembly - 225 Bush St, San Francisco, CA 94104

Info and FAQs
Free - Register


December 9: TeenTechSF Global Youth Summit

Speakers include Sid Espinosa, Microsoft Dir. of Civic Engagement and Palo Alto's youngest mayor.

8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Microsoft Silicon Valley - 1020 Enterprise Way, Sunnyvale, CA




December 9-10: 2017 California Solidarity Conference

Organizers, legislative advocates, policy experts, etc. will build solidarity across issue areas.

9:30 am – 6 pm

Oakland Convention Center @ 550 10th Street, Oakland, CA 94607

$44 - 107



December 11-15: IAP2 Public Participation and Community Engagement Training (Walnut Creek)

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

1666 North Main Street, City Hall, 3rd Floor Conference Room, Walnut Creek, CA 94596

$40 - $1,800



December 12: Creating Impact at Scale  

Join Hustle, Turo, Fast Forward, and Jump Canon for a talk on products, funding and social impact.

Turo HQ - 667 Mission St, San Francisco, CA 94105

6 pm - 8:30 pm


December 13: TechEquity Holiday Party

6 pm - 8:30 pm

The Port Workspaces @ 344 20th Street, Oakland, CA 94612

$50 - 150



December 15: Generation Citizen Civics Day

A science fair for civic innovation with middle and high school students and local officials. 
10:00 am - 1:30 pm

The State of California building @ 455 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco, CA




December 19: Tech Workers Coalition discussion of Xenofeminism

Save the date - details coming soon here





New Media Ventures

Hiring an Investment Associate (based in Oakland)


City of Berkeley

Multiple opportunities to be part of a committed team and serve an engaging community here



The social good team is hiring for a Team Director in Redwood City, CA



EdTech company committed to empowering teachers and supporting learners across the country seeks a Full-Stack Engineer.


Silicon Valley folks - Netsquared Silicon Valley needs new event organizers.

Want to create events like SFTech4Good? Consider volunteering if you have 5-15 hours a month.

Learn more: http://www.netsquared.org/why-you-should-become-netsquared-organizer

Contact for details: eli@techsoupglobal.org



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That’s all for December!


- KatharineReginaRickiLaura and Yuval

SFTech4Good volunteer event, newsletter & website producers

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