The Future of TechSoup’s Community Forum for the October 9th NonProfit Commons Meeting

This Friday, October 9th, TechSoup's NonProfit Commons in Second Life will feature Chris Delatorre who will give a rundown of exciting changes to the TechSoup community forum slated for next year, and share on his work and recent events in New York and Istanbul.


Chris Delatorre is an independent communications consultant for science, technology and global philanthropy initiatives, including WINGS and TechSoup Global. Chris is a writer, an editor and content producer - a storyteller with chops in hard and social science. He’s a systems junkie, specifically built environments and social structures. His multimedia resource, COMPASS, was named model program by the US Department of Education. Chris has previous experience in pharmacogenomics and human rights activism, and his current research focuses on creating a framework for distributed social networking for CSOs. He is invested in communicating the viability of science and emerging technology as they relate to sustainable urban development and social relations. He’s a New Yorker, a dog lover, caffeine freak, zombie hunter and sci-fi geek. He believes in the power of science, empathy and community.


Learn more about him here:

Follow him on Twitter @urbanmolecule


Join us in Second Life!


Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting 

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

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater


AGENDA (all times below PT) 

  • 8:30 am Introductions
  • 8:40 am TechSoup Announcements
  • 8:50 am Featured Presentation - Chris Delatorre (UrbanMolecule in SL) 
  • 9:30 am Mentors Central 
  • 9:45 am 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.


Many thanks to Brownrice Internet for hosting the NPSL site.