a hundred Community Activists, many of whom met through the internet, attended
Organizer's Collaborative's second
annual conference, where they discussed how best to use the internet, and
other computer technologies, for grass roots empowerment.
to the program)
trip to Yale began as I filled out the Geo Prism's final seat in a hastily
the driver, had been concerned that I might be one of those Montana style
"freemen" who pay no taxes and drive around with no license writing bad
checks, so I directed him to freemanz.com.
had my own worries upon learning that I would be sharing a car with Zack
Exley, webmaster of a site called GWBush.com.
I thought I'd find it difficult to travel with a real live Bush-Booster
Fortunately, I found Zack's site to be a thoughtful collection of impressively
anti G.W. Bush info and links. Once we had sniffed out each other's websites
and satisfied our respective suspicions, the show was on the road.
the morning, I attended Sheeri Kritzer's web design workshop. She instructed
and answered questions on topics from HTML to databases.
the afternoon, I attended the Mobilization program, which presented some
strategies and on line services for activists.
be using this information in constructing a website dedicated to a world-wide
ban of Depleted Uranium Weapons, because
they really suck!
Email in Voter Rights Organizing
in the Women's Movement
|Low vs. High-Tech
-Progressive Technology Project
Source to Openlaw
pal, Freeman Z. attended the workshops in red.
Planning for Social Change Organizations
creation: online Activist Materials
Effective Progressive Portals
Hilgart -People for the American Way
Kritzer -Bisexual Resource Center
Internet's role in organizing the Largest Poor People's March Since M.L.K!
and promoting Listservs and Newsletters
Randolph -Women's Enews
of technology for Empowerment and Engagement in Low Income Communities
Slater -Welfare Law Center
through Shared Databases
My PHP Web Tool
McClelland -Media Jumpstart
On/offline integration, Building relationships
Online Activism Tools to Mobilize Grassroots Activists
Smith -Environmental Defense Fund
Spontaneous Movements via Internet
a Permanent National Organization via Internet
a Community Technology Center Serves Local Needs
Heller -Amistad Institute
Yale Law Students for Social Justice
Institute, 1430 Sterling place, Brooklyn NY, 11231
for Nonprofit Technology, 151 1st Ave., NY, NY, 10003
Professionals for Social Responsibility, Box 717, Palo Alto, CA,
Box 31905, Philadelphia, PA, 19104
Project of the Welfare Rights Center, 275 7th Ave., Suite 1205,
NY, NY, 10001
1141 Walnut St., Berkeley, CA, 94707
Priorities Project, 17 New South St., Northhampton, MA, 01060
601 Van Ness Ave., # 631, San Francisco, CA, 94102
Right of Return, 333 Cedar St., New Haven, CT, 06520
Development Fund, Box 1280/44 N. Prospect, Amherst, MA 01004
151 W. 30th St., 10th Floor, NY, NY, 10001
and Democracy, 800 Pacific Ave., # 403, Long Beach, CA, 90813
Sponsorship, 1127 Harrison Ave., Roxbury, MA, 02119
2100L St., Suite 210, Washington DC, 20006
Box 731, Grand Central Station, NY, NY, 10163-0731
Joining Organizer's Collaborative:
you're interested in using the Internet for Social change and Activism