Posts in category "Net Tuesday/Netsquared"

Upcoming Nonprofit Events In Chicago

Upcoming Nonprofit Events In Chicago
For many nonprofit and other social change organizations, March means the kickoff to many great nonprofit events in Chicago. Here’s a short list highlighting some key events that you might want to consider, as well as some opportunities to get involved.  Netsquared Chicago  is kicking off Digital Storytelling Month holding a two-part session on digital... Read more »

Meet Your Neighbor: ChariPick

(Special thanks to Stephen Lee of Charipick for sharing his time and insights, and special thanks to Derek Serafin of Motion PR for the introduction) Matching nonprofit supporters and potential donors/volunteers can be a challenge for any organization. For smaller and medium-sized nonprofits, it can be especially challenging given the size of the organization, challenges in... Read more »

Upcoming Events in Chicago

Summer usually means a dramatic leap in getting out and about around Chicago, and social change/social good advocates are no exception. So here’s a list of upcoming events in Chicago that you may wish to attend: Netsquared (the parent organization for Netsquared Chicago) will be running a What Is Office 365? Webinar tomorrow, June 11th at 1:00 pm... Read more »
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Chicago Networking Events For the Social Good

Chicago is a city where various networking events focused on technology and social benefit efforts thrive and flourish. Although several Meetup groups were featured last week, there are other groups that provide great informational and networking opportunities. (And unlike other networking groups, focus more on delivering value than driving a high number of attendees). This... Read more »

Leaving Net2Chi

I hope you’ll forgive the late nature of this week’s post, but I have been busy doing something that….well, I’ve been reluctant to do, but need to do nonetheless. As many of you know, I’ve been co-organizer of Net Tuesday Chicago or “Net2Chi” for the past six years – sole organizer for the past year... Read more »

Networking Events for Social Good in Chicago

Chicago contains a variety of networking opportunities – mostly “big ticket” events that focus more on socializing than building professional networks and businesses. However, next week will bring three events which focus exclusively on businesses and social good….and are well worth checking out. On Tuesday, July 23rd, there will be a networking session focusing on... Read more »
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Net2Chi & NTEN - Know the Difference!

Net2Chi & NTEN - Know the Difference!
As the organizer for Net2Chi (aka “Chicago Net Tuesday” or “Chicago Netsquared”), I often hear about other organizations that are doing similar work….and the conversation always turns to the obvious question: “Why don’t you work with NTEN?” This is a very ironic question, because both organizations are branches of a larger non-profit….and both branches are doing some... Read more »

Meet Your Neighbor: Chicago Digital Access Alliance

Meet Your Neighbor: Chicago Digital Access Alliance
Admittedly, the past week has been busy for me, between continuing a job search and taking care of some family issues. But thankfully, I was able to reengage with an organization that I have worked with via Net Tuesday (or our relatively new title, Net2Chi)….and which I’m proud to introduce (or reintroduce) via this blog.... Read more »

Blog Action Day: The Power of We

Blog Action Day: The Power of We
(This post is part of Blog Action Day, a global effort to bring awareness about the social good. For more information, please visit http://www.blogactionday.org) The Power of We. A simple phrase, but one which has very obvious implications. It’s especially true here in Chicago, where we are developing an incredibly diverse tech scene, with non-profit social media... Read more »
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A Marathon of Socially Conscious Events This Week

A Marathon of Socially Conscious Events This Week
Although I spoke a little bit about some of this past week’s events (including one tomorrow), I thought I would end this not-quite-a-three-day-weekend with some information about upcoming events focusing on tech and the social good….because, quite honestly, this might allow you to run your own mini-marathon of activity. The Chicago chapter of the Social... Read more »