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Mercy Corps Action Center

28 SW First Avenue
Portland, OR 97204, US (map)
Public WiFi

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  • Monday
    Feb 22 2016
    Campaign Planning Workshop with the Nonprofit Technology Network

    Expert presenters and facilitators will walk attendees through strategies, frameworks, and best practices of the overall lifecycle of a successful campaign--from planning to implementation. Whether one’s focus is on fundraising, advocacy, special events, or program delivery, this workshop will help attendees develop campaign strategy effectively manage a campaign, monitor and evaluate success of a campaign, and integrate campaigns and community-building for long-term impact.

    We have scholarships available! Please email [email protected] if you're interested.

    Title: Campaign Planning & Management When: Monday, February 22 9am-3:30pm Where: Portland: Mercy Corp Headquarters, 28 SW 1st Ave, Aceh Community Room Cost: $50 for NTEN Members, $100 for Non-Members (snacks and lunch provided) Register: http://www.nten.org/event/nten-lab-portland-campaign-planning-management/

  • Thursday
    Jun 7 2012
    Pioneering Mobile Money in Afghanistan

    How do you build a struggling, war-torn economy if money can't change hands? Hear Shainoor Khoja, former director of corporate social responsibility at Roshan, Afghanistan's leading telecommunications firm, talk about how mobile technology moves money and other precious social commodities, like health, education and equal opportunity.

    Most Afghans -- nearly 70 percent -- survive on less than $2 a day, so it's no surprise very few have bank accounts. But a substantial number -- about 17 million -- own cell phones. Harnessing Roshan’s technology edge and deep reach into the country’s most remote areas, Khoja and her team have worked to transform basic mobile phone knowledge into financial literacy.

    Doors open at 6:30pm. $10; $5 for students Tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/248592

  • Tuesday
    Dec 13 2011
    PDX Tech4Good Holiday Gathering

    Join us to rub elbows with nonprofits & social good businesses who want to use technology to make Portland a better place to live!

    We'll be talking about what types of meetups we want to have in 2012 and we'll also be raffling off some great prizes!

  • Tuesday
    Nov 29 2011
    The Future of Tech & Social Good Work in PDX

    Join mayoral candidate Jefferson Smith to talk about what work the city is doing to support nonprofits, social good businesses, and technology!

    Free and open to the public. RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/netsquared-13/events/23820051/

  • Tuesday
    Oct 25 2011
    Website Planning with PDX Tech4Good

    It's hard to deny that technology planning stinks. At this month's PDXTech4Good, you'll learn how to get over it and create a website technology plan for implementation and funding that will make your website dream a reality.

    Sean Larkin of ThinkShout, Inc. will talk about how to get the right people involved in your tech plan, the fundamentals to include in your plan, and how to create a story to get your website project funded.


    5:30 - 5:45 - Networking and tasty refreshments from Foster & Dobbs!

    5:45 - 6:30 - Brief presentation & open discussion

    6:30 - More networking

  • Tuesday
    Sep 27 2011
    PDX Tech4Good Round Table

    It’s the PDXTech4Good Back-to-School Special! Our September meetup offers three roundtables for a lively show and tell session on a topic of your choosing. Just like the first day of school, PDXTech4Good will focus the first fall session on getting to know you and your organization. We invite you to bring an idea, challenge, solution, or tip to share in one of three suggested breakouts—websites, databases, and social media. Got a topic not included in one of the breakouts? Bring it and we will work it into the mix.

  • Tuesday
    Jul 26 2011
    Using the Cloud- PDXTech4Good Meetup

    Join the PDXTech4Good crowd as we cover the basics of what "The Cloud" actually is! Steven Skoczen, Co-Founder of GoodCloud, a cloud-based service for nonprofits, will present on the opportunity of the Cloud, with a full Q&A after. Delicious complementary snacks and beverages provided by Foster & Dobbs.

  • Tuesday
    Jun 28 2011
    Working with Consultants- PDX Tech4Good

    A good consultant can make all the difference when your project could use an objective eye or some expert advice. Input from a bad consultant, on the other hand, has the capacity to be completely counterproductive! Join the Portland nonprofit and technology community for a discussion on the topic from some true pros, Tim Wilson of Western Arts Alliance and Ash Shepherd of NPower Northwest. It will be a fun, informative, and fast-paced talk on the essentials of working with expert advisors.

    This is a great opportunity to network with other tech-savvy Portlanders (plus delicious complementary beverages and snacks are provided by local specialty shop, Foster and Dobbs)!

  • Tuesday
    May 24 2011
    Connecting Our Future- Exploring PDX's Broadband Strategic Plan

    Are you taking for granted the underlying infrastructure that allows you to do the cool stuff you do online? Join the Portland nonprofit technology community for a presentation by Mary Beth Henry about the new PDX Broadband Strategic Plan and discuss the future of Portland's communications development.

    Free beverages and snacks provided by Foster & Dobbs!

  • Tuesday
    Apr 26 2011
    Web Analytics with PDX Tech4Good

    Mandarin Chinese. Spanish. Hindi. Web Analytics. Well, Web Analytics might not be quite as challenging to learn as a second language, but it requires understanding new terms and skills to interpret what all the charts and graphs mean. Join the PDXTech4Good community for a presentation by Eric T. Peterson, Founder and Senior Partner at Web Analytics Demystified and Co-Founder of The Analysis Exchange. You don't want to miss this free chance to learn the ins and outs of Web Analytics from a real pro!

  • Tuesday
    Mar 29 2011
    Collaborating for Change: Tools for Teamwork- PDXTech4Good Meetup

    In this presentation, Justin Yuen of the highly successful collaboration site, For My Innovation, will talk about the importance of teamwork and address some best practices that lead to achieving great results. With FMYI as a backdrop, Justin will demonstrate how a team can utilize tools to track contacts, share resources, and manage projects, with a focus on organizations that strive to affect positive change.

    Come network with other tech-savvy PDXers and gain valuable knowledge at this FREE, fun event. For more info or to RSVP: http://www.meetup.com/netsquared-13/events/16861716/

  • Tuesday
    Feb 22 2011
    PDXTech4Good February Meetup

    Be a Beacon of Goodness: How Nonprofits Can Leverage Location-based Services

    This month we dive into the growing location-based marketing trend with geo-location tools of Foursquare, Gowalla, Whrrl, Facebook Places, and SCVNGR, and discover how they can be used to spread awareness, fundraise, build community, and engage action.

    Explore how Whrrl’s Societies are used to build communities and bring like-minded people together. Use Foursquare’s “Tips” to increase consciousness and fundraise for your cause or organization. Employ supporters into action by creating SCVNGR challenges. Play a game of tag with Facebook Places to spread your message amongst the 600 million plus Facebook users.

    Come on in and join the conversation! We'd love to have you.

  • Tuesday
    Jan 25 2011
    PDXTech4Good January Meetup

    What online tools do you or your organization use to most effectively achieve its mission? Constant Contact or MailChimp for bulk e-mail? Picknik or Aviary for photo editing needs? Ash Shepherd of NPower NW will delve into a myriad of tools available for collaboration, bulk e-mail, media editing, and the "tools you never knew you needed...but you do". Join in the conversation and come prepared to share your own gems as Ash facilitates the discussion around online tools for nonprofits. We'd love to have your input!

    Foster and Dobbs will provide delicious snacks and beverages.