The Importance of Community Needs Assessment in Activist Work

Will be presented at the NYC Anarchist Book Fair
Saturday, April 12th 11:30 - 12:15 pm
Tamiment Library at NYU, 70 Washington Square South, 10th Floor

FACT-UP: Fact Check, Research, and Thinking Critically like a Radical Librarian

Jenna Freedman and Lana Thelen are presenting a fact checking workshop at the Women and Media Conference at MIT March 28-30, 2008.

Thinking About Rad Ref

I'm going to be a "topic facilitator" at this conference in Salt Lake City later this month.

GMC working page

February 22, 2008

Please fill your name in (or ask me to) if you are willing and able to table. We need two people per slot. Put a note after the 6pm sign-up if your availability is flexible.

free conference on human rights archives and documentation

Human Rights Archives and Documentation:
Meeting the Needs of Research, Teaching, Advocacy and Social Justice

Conference at Columbia University October 4-6, 2007

The conference is free; registration is required.

Drupal Camp NYC July 2007

I hope folks will go to Drupal Camp NYC on July 14 at Polytechnic University in Brooklyn. Check out the sessions page to see what's appropriate for you. Notice that the whole things starts with PHP 101 for Non-Programmers!

Shinjoung representin' at ICA

The International Communication Association Conference was held in San Francisco this weekend. I was on a panel titled, "Alternative Journalisms with Bob Ostertag (artist and author of People's Movements, People's Press), Don Hazen (founder of Alternet) and Josh Wolf (the Rise Up Network, The audience was mixed with academics, independent journalists, and community activists. I talked about what RR was doing to support alternative journalists. Many of them were surprised by our work and showed interest.

Massachusetts Library Association Conference -- Radical Reference Presentation

Radical Reference:
Community Librarianship and Free/Open Source Technology

Presented at the Massachusetts Library Association Confererence, Friday May 4, 2007 11am-12:15pm.

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