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NetSquared Theme Month for February 2015: Data and Open Data

Data TNGData is the big sexy topic in the tech4Good world these days. Let’s get in on that action! READ MORE

Topics: data, theme month

What's NetSquared Been Up to Lately?

NetSquared 2014 UPDATE 2014-11-19

Hi Net2 friends!

With just six weeks left in 2014 now’s a good time to review NetSquared’s progress. We’ve made a big dent in the 10 month plan with lots more amazing to go. READ MORE


[Net2 Vancouver] Charities Under Threat: Responding to federal charity-bashing and CRA Audits

NetSquared Vancouver’s most recent event was a panel discussion on how advocacy NGOs are responding to difficult political climate. Botton line: Canada’s charity laws are woefully out-of-date. Join Imagine Canada’s push to reform the legislation.

Gareth Kirkby has generously shared his slides providing an overview of his researching into what he calls an “advocacy chill”. READ MORE

Topics: net2van, report, slides

Proposal: Open Data Day and NetSquared

I’m looking for the next NetSquared theme month. One option is to hold data-focused events this February to build on the Open Data Day hackathons being held on February 21, 2015. Below is the proposal I shared with the Open Data Day mailing list.

Hi Open Data friends! READ MORE


[Net Vancouver] November Nonprofit Tech Events Roundup


All NetSquared Vancouver events are free or by donation.

Charities Under Threat: Responding to federal charity-bashing and CRA Audits

When: Thursday, November 13

RSVP: http://goo.gl/itphgn


Safer Internet Guides: French, Spanish and English


Hi Net2 friends,

I wish it were otherwise, but NetSquared is a mostly-English network because the ability of TechSoup and me to support you is limited by our language skills. But I know that many of your groups are working in your native language (most often French and Spanish). READ MORE

Topics: saferonline

How Are the NetSquared Organizers Doing?

Every year we survey the NetSquared organizers to take the temperature of the community and get a sense of how we can serve them better. We want to identify what is working and what could be improved. This year 58 NetSquared organizers completed the survey (vs. 33 last year). Last year’s baseline results will give the current results comparative context. READ MORE

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