SFTech4Good May 2018 Newsletter

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May 9: Panel on Sustainability and Impact of Tech Products and Operations

Stephen Malta with Peninsula Tech4Good is producing a moderated panel in SF by Chad Spitler with the heads of sustainability from large tech companies.

6:30-9:00 pm

PARISOMA - 169 11th St, San Francisco, CA 94103

$5-15 - Free if you volunteer with SFTech4Good!



Keep reading for more info.




Regina Walton

SFTech4Good Event Producer



Other Events


May 1: Nonprofit Mentorship

1000 Broadway, 3rd Floor Suite 300, Jack London Conference Room, Oakland

6:30-8:30 pm

By Donation



May 1-4: ReGen

For all working to foster a regenerative society and support the thriving of people and planet

Impact Hub SF - 1885 Mission St, San Francisco




May 2: Big Ideas Awards Celebration

See demos from the competition winners and mingle with social entrepreneurs

Blum Center for Developing Economies - B100 Blum Hall, Berkeley

5:00-8:00 pm




May 3: Future Business Models Workshop

Learn about the Business Model Canvas and work through scenarios with strategic foresight

River Ecosystem - 1062 Folsom St Suite 301, San Francisco

6:00-9:00 pm




May 3-4: New Leaders Summit

Mindfulness in tech leadership

Computer History Museum - 1401 N Shoreline Blvd, Mountain View




May 4: Generation Citizen Civics Day

Students present science fair-style projects to community stakeholders

156 2nd St, 2nd Floor, San Francisco

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Volunteer judge opportunities available

Get info or Register as a judge


May 4: Brown Bag Lunch: Creative CityMaking

Hear about the role of arts and culture to advance racial equity

San Francisco Arts Commission, 401 Van Ness Avenue, #302, San Francisco

12:00-1:30 pm




May 5: Presidio Graduate School’s Spring 2018 Capstone Showcase

See product innovations and prototypes addressing environmental/social challenges

Broadway Studios, Grand Theater - 435 Broadway, San Francisco

6:00-9:00 pm




May 8: Select the Right Tech

Explore the latest in accessibility technology with Lighthouse Center for the Blind

1155 Market St, San Francisco

11:00 am - 3:00 pm




May 9: Digital Leaders Awards

Celebrate digital inclusion

Twitter HQ - 1355 Market St #900, San Francisco

6:30-8:30 pm




May 9: Leaders Share Lessons on Making an Impact

Google Community Space - 188 The Embarcadero (enter on Steuart Street), San Francisco

6:00-8:00 pm




May 10: NationSwell Summit West

Discuss strategies for inclusive growth for all Americans

Terra - 511 Harrison St, San Francisco

9:00 am - 6:00 pm




May 11: TechCrunch Sessions: Robotics 2018

Technologists, researchers, and students moving robotics forward

101 Zellerbach Hall #4800, Berkeley

9:00 am - 6:00 pm




May 17: Fairness Matters: Kapor Center Impact Awards

Celebrate game-changers boosting inclusion in tech and entrepreneurship

Scottish Rite Center, 1547 Lakeside Drive, Oakland

5:00-8:30 pm




May 23: Full Circle Fund Launch Night

Meet 7 organizations advancing social change

Impact Hub SF - 1885 Mission St, San Francisco

6:00-9:00 pm




May 24 - Greenlining Economic Summit

Connect, brainstorm, and strategize on economic issues affecting communities of color

Oakland Convention Center - 550 10th Street, Oakland

8:00 am - 6:00 pm



May 30 - June 1: Code For America Summit

The premier civic tech gathering in the US

Oakland Marriott City Center - 1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA



May 31: Successfully Harnessing Tech for Nonprofits

Peninsula Tech4Good presents a panel to highlight the ways nonprofits are successfully harnessing technology to advance their missions.

6:00-9:00 pm

2955 Campus Dr, Tahoe Room – 4th Floor, San Mateo






May 1: OpenIdeo challenge

Apply for a chance to win seed funding for projects encouraging community-led change



AWAKE Media Fellowship

Apply by May 5 for this week-long training in camerawork, editing, storytelling, leadership, and healing in Pennsylvania


VentureWell Entrepreneur-Team Grant Program

Apply by May 2

Vote.org Is Looking
* Development Director to lead their fundraising efforts (read the full posting or apply).
* Communications Director to help them tell their story and build media partnerships (read the full posting or apply).


Children’s Council Volunteer

Assist workshops for family childcare providers on small business administration & digital literacy/tech skills. Contact Heidi: hwallace@childrenscouncil.org  


Diginido Labs Volunteer Developer

Contact: solutions@diginido.com


May 31 Deadline - Marketing Volunteer at Empathization

Use your marketing skills to mitigate online gender harassment. 5 hrs/wk for 6-10 weeks.

To apply, email empathization.info@gmail.com with your resume/website that highlights your tech for good/marketing achievements.




Thanks to our sponsor, TechSoup.


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That’s all for May!


- Katharine, Regina, Ricki, Laura, Yuval and Stephen

SFTech4Good volunteer event, newsletter & website producers

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