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Donut.js February 2020

Alchemy Code Lab
30 NW 10th Ave.
Portland, OR 97209 (map)

Our venue is Alchemy Code Lab, at 30 NW 10th Ave. It’s a red brick building on the east side of the street. It’s across the street from Powell’s Bookstore. Alchemy Code Lab is on the second floor. There are ‘Alchemy Code Lab’ signs on the door, and we’ll have a big blue Donut.js sign out front too.



Donut.js is a monthly meet-up in Portland, OR with a handful of wonderful talks on tech, creativity, community, and the places they come together.


  • 6:00 — Arrive, socialize, eat tasty donuts and snacks!
  • 6:30 — Opening Remarks
  • 6:45 — Caitlyn Greffly — How to Support the Junior Developer on Your Team
  • 7:00 — 10-minute break
  • 7:10 — Ben Kassman — Seeing Sound: Making Podcasts Accessible
  • 7:25 — 10-minute break
  • 7:35 — Lexa Whitehurst — Different Doesn't Mean Broken
  • 7:45 — Meet people and eat more donuts!


  • $10 or $0 in advance at https://donutjs.club/ or at the door. We take cards.
  • Nametags and pronoun stickers will be available at check-in.
  • Donut.js logo stickers and enamel pins also available at check-in.
  • All talks are live-captioned by Mirabai Knight of Steno Knight.
  • Two all-gender, stall-only restrooms are available.
  • Event is on the second floor. Elevator is available at building entrance.
  • 3.5′-wide physical access lanes will be taped on the floor throughout the venue.
  • Our talks are recorded with a video camera that will be positioned in the back of the room. The camera may capture the back of some attendees’ heads, but will be focused on the speaker and their slides. We will turn off the camera in between talks, but we cannot guarantee that all attendees’ faces will always be completely obscured. We do not provide photography consent stickers or lanyards at this time.
  • We'll have donuts! We have donuts for omnivores, gluten-free donuts, and vegan donuts.
  • A few other snacks (pretzels, vegan+gluten-free chips) will be available.
  • LaCroix soda and water will be available.
  • We have a Code of Conduct and require that all staff, speakers, attendees, and venue staff abide by it: https://donutjs.club/conduct/
  • A Code of Conduct responder will be on hand to respond to any Code of Conduct reports or questions.
  • A hard copy of our Code of Conduct will be posted at the check-in, by the refreshments, and in each of the bathrooms.

Our Nonprofit Beneficiary

Our proceeds each quarter go to a local non-profit. This month we support Street Roots, a local organization creating income opportunities for people experiencing houselessness and poverty by producing a newspaper and other media that are catalysts for individual and social change.