[HacktionLab] This weekend: Weaving Our Own Web 13/01/2018 Free dayschool in London

Weaving Our Own Web zylum at peacenews.info
Mon Jan 8 13:34:34 UTC 2018

Calling all London hactivists,
     If you can, do join us for a series of workshops this Saturday. 
Alternatively, send along your friends and family to find out more about 
how to use digital tools for social change...

The list of workshops for Weaving our own Web this weekend, Saturday 13 
January, is now available. We're excited to have Ruth Coustick-Deal 
(OpenMedia.org), Jim Killock (Open Rights Group), Kirk Jackson (CAAT), 
Usayd Younis (Generation Revolution), Chris Henderson, as well as 
experts from GreenNet joining us.

See below for full info...

Best wishes,

Weaving Our Own Web: Using the Internet to Campaign Effectively and 
Strengthen Our Groups.

A Peace News dayschool.

Saturday, 13 January 2018, 10:00-17:30
2 Canonbury Villas, London, N1 2PN.
A wheelchair accessible venue.


This is a dayschool for campaigners to learn more about online tools
that can help their group to organise and win campaigns. It's for people 
who are just starting out learning the basics, and for folk who want to 
improve their skills. There will also be a forum  for more experienced 
techies' to share ideas.

If you can bring a laptop or tablet (or smartphone) that will help you 
to get the most out of the day, but there will also be some computers 
available. There will be WiFi at the venue.

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Workshops include:

Privacy and Free Speech Online with Jim Killock (Open Rights Group)

Emma Sangster (Peace News web person) and others: I don't know anything! 
A three-part course introducing online campaigning tools.

Practical Privacy with Usayd Younis (Film-maker: Generation Revolution).

Kirk Jackson (IT Coordinator at Campaign Against Arms Trade): WordPress 
for World-Changing.

Chris Henderson (Social Media Professional): How you can use social 
media to win your campaign.

GreenNet (Ethical Internet Service Provider): Ask a techie - a chance to 
resolve your IT nightmares.

There will be a strong focus on internet security and online privacy.

See here for a complete list of workshops, speakers etc...

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If you're part of a campaigning group, we recommend coming together with 
someone else from your group.

Please register (FREE) online:

If you have any questions, please do get in touch.
zulum at peacenews.info

Benjamin and Mil,
from the Peace News team.

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