CivicActions Retreat 2017 in Sacramento

CivicActions' distributed team converged on Sacramento to accomplish a month’s worth of in-person growing, learning, planning, (and playing!) in just three days.

2017-10-12T09:45:29+00:00 Categories: Culture, Events|

A Day Without a Woman at CivicActions

On March 8th, International Women’s Day, we’re standing together with the women at CivicActions who choose to take the day off in support of women’s equality for “A Day Without a Woman”. The Women’s March movement was an amazing display of solidarity and support for women -- and it’s important [...]

2017-03-31T06:19:52+00:00 Categories: Culture, Events|

CivicActions at the Tech Women Community conference

I have the honor of being asked to present at the Tech Women Community conference in Tuxtla-Gutierrez, Chiapas, Mexico at 6pm tomorrow evening (12/7/16).  The presentation is about the Drupal Content Management System, and how to quickly leverage it for various projects. The conference is several days long, and it [...]

2017-03-31T06:19:53+00:00 Categories: Drupal, Events, Nonprofit|

15 sessions you won’t want to miss at BADCamp 2016

CivicActions is excited to both attend and sponsor the 10th year of BADCamp! We’re headed out tomorrow to get our booth set up and can’t wait to meet and mingle with all the wonderful people who are drawn to this event. We are constantly struck by the dedication, creativity, and [...]

2017-03-31T06:19:53+00:00 Categories: Drupal, Events|Tags: |

8 Powerful Case Studies of International NGOs Leveraging Drupal for Social Change

Last week I had the honor to speak at DrupalCon Denver on how international NGOs are leveraging Drupal for social change. This presentation explored case studies from eight non-profits, specifically on how each were able to harness Drupal for real world impact. After sharing some history of the Drupal (& [...]

2017-03-31T06:19:59+00:00 Categories: Events|

HTML5 Canvas with Dave Shea

One of the great things about living in Vancouver is the abundance of tech talent. Last night, for instance, CSS Zen Garden creator/author, Dave Shea, shared his thoughts and experiences with HTML5 Canvas, at an HTML5 Meetup. Dave also introduced us to his own canvas project, Paintbrush JS. Modernizr creator, [...]

2017-03-31T06:20:00+00:00 Categories: Events, How-To|

Presenting… Some Tips on Presenting from She’s Geeky

It is more than a month later, and I am still getting value out of my experience at She's Geeky in San Francisco. One of the most powerful sessions I attended was one by Lura Dolas, an acting coach, who also specializes in developing women's public speaking and presentation skills. [...]

2017-03-31T06:20:08+00:00 Categories: Events|

What’s Your Theory of Change?

So my head and heart are still spinning from my experience at Web of Change.  So many incredible ideas, and perhaps more importantly, a really deep, integrated sense of the network of good people doing amazing things in the world.  Our focus on generating "alignment" inside CivicActions has already taught [...]

2017-03-31T06:20:11+00:00 Categories: Culture, Events|

Questions from Web of Change

I'm at the 10th annual Web of Change conference in British Columbia.  About a hundred leaders from organizations working on environmental, immigration, and other policy issues (as well as a number of vendors) are gathered to weave the Web of Change.  We had an opening session last night, where we [...]

2017-03-31T06:20:12+00:00 Categories: Culture, Events|