[Noisebridge-discuss] ALA unconference

Torrie Fischer tdfischer at hackerbots.net
Tue Dec 30 12:31:08 UTC 2014


Yo, April!

This sounds super neat! +1 yes lets have this at noisebridge!

Here's a thing to get you started:

https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Hosting_an_Event

Cheers :)

On Monday, December 29, 2014 02:13:09 PM April Glaser wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> Writing to see if we could host an American Library Association
> unconference at Noisebridge for two days during the week of June 25-31.
> I can't make this week's Tuesday meeting, but should be able to make
> next week's. I'm not a member, so I'm a little dim about how to get
> something on the calendar :)
> 
> At the unconference we'd like to focus on activist-librarianship,
> access, social justice, digital privacy, and issues related to sharing
> and copyright. While so many librarians are in SF for the ALA
> conference, we'd like to host an alternative gathering for topics under
> discussed or overlooked at the main event.
> 
> I'm organizing this as part of the Library Freedom Project
> (https://libraryfreedomproject.org/). The website is still under
> construction, but here's the project description:
> https://www.newschallenge.org/challenge/libraries/submissions/the-library-fr
> eedom-project-bringing-privacy-education-and-digital-tools-to-local-communit
> ies-through-libraries
> 
> Best, April
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