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Open Forum for July 14th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, July 14th for the NonProfit Commons in Second Life meeting, which will feature an open forum and is a chance to chat on recent events l conferences, and updates on what other NPC community members are working on. It will also be an opportunity to ask any burning tech, social media, or community questions you might have. 

 

Join us in Second Life!

 

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, July 14th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 

http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

 

AGENDA (all times below PT) 

8:30 am Introductions & Updates

8:45 am Mentors Central 

9:00 am Featured Discussion - Open Forum 

9:45 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

 

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 

 

http://nonprofitcommons.org

METAVERSE Libraries Virtual World Database for July 7th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, July 7th for the NonProfit Commons in Second Life meeting, which will feature Dr. Valerie Hill (Valibrarian in Second Life) and members of the CVL - Community Virtual Library. Learn about how virtual world communities can be viewed as "resources" and shared in an online database.  Come learn how to share YOUR favorite virtual world communities and immersive learning spaces.
 
The Community Virtual Library has been the main HUB for libraries and librarians in Second Life for a decade. Now, CVL is expanding to other worlds with the goal of connecting virtual communities as "resources" to share with learners along with landmarks to immersive learning environments. CVL is partnering with New Media Arts, Inc and will soon migrate to a new website. The current website with a calendar of events can be found at http://www.infoisland.org/. 
 
Join us in Second Life!
 
Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 
Friday, July 7h, 8:30 AM PT / SLT
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 
http://bit.ly/NPCinSL
 
AGENDA (all times below PT) 
▪ 8:30 am Introductions & Updates
▪ 8:45 am Mentors Central 
▪ 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Valerie Hill, CVL
▪ 9:45 am Community Open Mic & Announcements
 
The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 
 
http://nonprofitcommons.org
 

Open Forum for the June 30th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

This Friday, June 30th, NonProfit Commons in Second Life will feature an open forum and is a chance to chat on recent events l conferences, and updates on what other NPC community members are working on. It will also be an opportunity to ask any burning tech or community questions you might have. 

Join us in Second Life!

 

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, June 30th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 

http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

 

AGENDA (all times below PT) 

  • 8:30 am Introductions & Updates
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central 
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Open Forum
  • 9:50 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

 

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 

 

http://nonprofitcommons.org

 

Kevin Feenan of Rockcliffe University Consortium for June 23 Nonprofit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, June 23rd for the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting, which will feature Kevin Feenan (Phelan Corrimal in Second Life) who will present on the upcoming Erudition Conference being held in Sacramento October 13-14, 2017.
 
Kevin Feenan is the President and founder of Rockcliffe University Consortium, an online non-profit organization supporting the advancement of service and education in 3d virtual environments by providing public education to help individuals and organizations overcoming the learning curve associated with virtual collaborative workspaces. Follow Rockcliffe’s Chronicler to get all the latest news and event information at http://ruc.today or check out their website at http://urockcliffe.com
 
Rockcliffe maintains open access educational resources in both Second Life and Avacon Grid 
 
Join us in Second Life!
 
Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 
Friday, June 23th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 
 
AGENDA (all times below PT) 
▪ 8:30 am Introductions & Updates
▪ 8:45 am Mentors Central 
▪ 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Kevin Feenan (Phelan Corrimal)
▪ 9:45 am Community Open Mic & Announcements
 
The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions.

Intro to Screen Capture and Live Streaming for the June 16th NonProfit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, June 16th for the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting, which will feature Michael Bailey (Marcus Llewellyn in Second Life), who will present on how to screen capture and stream live. In this hands-on workshop, you will be walked through the steps of using free and open source tools and your computer to capture your screen or camera (whether for machinima or classroom instruction) and also how to stream live to YouTube. 

 

If you want to follow along and participate in the workshop, make sure to download and install the open-source app Open Broadcaster Software at https://obsproject.com and have a verified YouTube account that you can login to http://www.youtube.com/verify

 

Michael Bailey has been working with technology for the past 24 years. Originally a programmer, he discovered Second Life in 2007, and then became invested in the OpenSimulator project in 2009. Since then, he has acquired expertise scripting and building in virtual environments, as well as familiarity with the OpenSimulator software and it’s configuration. As an open source advocate, he makes heavy use of tools such as Blender and Open Broadcaster Studio. He’s streamed for the OpenSimulator Community Conference (OSCC) since 2014. He was instrumental in the OSCC 2016 live streaming setup, coordination, training, and A/V promotional materials. Currently a staff member at AvaCon Inc., he is dedicated to promoting projects for social good by means of video tutorials, presentations on useful software, and content creation.

 

Join us in Second Life!  (Make sure to arrive early for this special 2-hour workshop that is part of #SLMOOC 2017 - http://bit.ly/2t3yqFO)

 

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, June 16th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 

http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

 

AGENDA (all times below PT) 

 8:30 am Introductions & Welcome

 8:40 am Featured Workshop - Intro to Screen Capture and Live Streaming

 10:00 am Hands-on Help and Q&A

 10:20 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

 

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions.  Nonprofit Commons is now peer-governed and funded! If you would like to help support NPC, you can donate via PayPal to donate@nonprofitcommons.com 

http://nonprofitcommons.org

Correctional Access for the June 9th NonProfit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, June 9th for the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting, which will feature Cory Castillon (Species666 in Second Life) who will present on digital advocacy for internet access to education, art, and virtual environments for individuals within the correctional system.

 

Cory Castillon is an artist who is dedicated to creating a source of hope for people who have made mistakes and seek redemption. Follow Cory’s blog to see his progress in this pursuit. https://corycastillon.wordpress.com/

 

Cory currently has an exhibit focused on correctional access at the Community Virtual Library Digital Citizenship Exhibit located in Second Life at SLurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/31/182/24

 

Join us in Second Life!

 

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, June 9th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 

http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

 

AGENDA (all times below PT) 

8:30 am Introductions & Updates

8:45 am Mentors Central 

9:00 am Featured Discussion - Cory Castillon (Species666)

9:45 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

 

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 

http://nonprofitcommons.org

Open Forum for the June 2nd Nonprofit Commons Meeting

This Friday, June 2nd, NonProfit Commons in Second Life will feature an open forum and is a chance to chat on recent events l conferences, and updates on what other NPC community members are working on. It will also be an opportunity to ask any burning tech or community questions you might have. 

Join us in Second Life!

 

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, June 2nd, 8:30 AM PT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 

http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

 

AGENDA (all times below PT) 

  • 8:30 am Introductions & Updates
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central 
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Open Forum
  • 9:50 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

 

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 

 

http://nonprofitcommons.org

 

Virtual Digital Citizenship Exhibit for the May 26th NonProfit Commons Meeting

Join us Friday, May 26th for the NonProfit Commons in Second Life meeting, which will feature Valerie Hill (Valibrarian in Second Life) who will share info about the current exhibit on display at the Community Virtual Library alongside plans for a Digital Citizenship Museum in Kitely. Digital Citizenship is a topic of concern for all individuals at all age levels and requires a personal responsibility in digital culture.

 

The Community Virtual Library has been the main HUB for libraries and librarians in Second Life for a decade. Now, CVL is expanding to other worlds with the goal of connecting virtual communities as "resources" to share with learners along with landmarks to immersive learning environments. CVL is partnering with New Media Arts, Inc and will soon migrate to a new website. The current website with a calendar of events can be found at http://www.infoisland.org/. 

 

Join the in world group Second Life Library 2.0 to receive notices in Second Life.  CVL also has a google group called metaverse libraries (metaverselibraries@googlegroups.com).

 

Valerie Hill, President of the Community Virtual Library in Second Life, received a PhD in Library and Information Science in 2012. Formerly a school librarian, Dr. Hill is a library and information science educator with a research focus on the intersection of information literacy and global digital participatory culture.

 

Join us in Second Life!

 

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, May 26th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 

http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

 

AGENDA (all times below PT) 

8:30 am Introductions & Updates

8:45 am Mentors Central 

9:00 am Featured Discussion - Valerie Hill, CVL

9:45 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

 

Following the meeting we will get to tour the Community Virtual Library Virtual Digital Citizenship Exhibit - SLurl: http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Bradley%20University/31/182/24

 

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 

 

http://nonprofitcommons.org

Community Jam for May 19th Nonprofit Commons Meeting

This Friday, May 19th, TechSoup's NonProfit Commons in Second Life will feature a community-focused discussion, updates on community build redesigns and brainstorm things to come. It will also be an opportunity to ask any burning tech or community questions you might have. 
 
Join us in Second Life! 
 
Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 
Friday, May 19th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT
Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 
http://bit.ly/NPCinSL
 
AGENDA (all times below PT) 
8:30 am Introductions & Updates
8:45 am Mentors Central 
9:00 am Featured Discussion 
9:50 am Community Open Mic & Announcements
 
The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 
 
http://nonprofitcommons.org

Positive Change for the May 12th Nonprofit Commons in Second Life Meeting

This Friday, May 12th, NonProfit Commons in Second Life will feature Nick Hernandez (Faust Saenz in Second Life), Community Wellbeing Initiatives Coordinator at Positivity Matters. Nick will discuss how to host small-group conversations about human flourishing and barriers to well-being that incorporates personal experience, philosophy, and positive psychology.

Nick Hernandez started Positivity Matters to translate positive psychology into community wellbeing projects in 2006. Positivity Matters host weekly meetups, a weekly radio show, quarterly community conversations, and an annual wellbeing conference.

 

Join us in Second Life!

 

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

Friday, May 12th, 8:30 AM PT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater 

http://bit.ly/NPCinSL

 

AGENDA (all times below PT) 

  • 8:30 am Introductions & Updates
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central 
  • 9:00 am Featured Discussion - Positive Change
  • 9:50 am Community Open Mic & Announcements

 

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 

 

http://nonprofitcommons.org

 

Many thanks to Brownrice Internet for hosting the NPSL site.

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