21NTC Field Notes: Day 3

And that’s a wrap! The third and final day of 21NTC was a whirlwind of information, ideas, and connections. I watched presentations inclusive facilitation, long-form content, and equitable project management and design. But the keynote was the clear highlight of the day with a critical message for us all.

21NTC Field Notes: Day 2

21NTC kept the learning and connections flowing! Here are my notes about web accessibility, diagramming as a tool for communication, iterative website improvement, and a few nuggets from a keynote conversation by Nikole Hannah-Jones.

21NTC Field Notes: Day 1

Day 1 of NTC had me learning about discriminatory “race blind” AI, how to build equitable structures and a better nonprofit sector, consent in user experience design, more accessible data visualizations, and, of course, WordPress!

On Strike for Black Lives, June 12

Today, I am participating in the Washington statewide general strike and day of action called for by Black Lives Matter Seattle-King County: There’s never been a time in American history where Black people have not lived and died under the unrelenting boot of racism and systematic oppression. If we truly want to create something that … Continue reading “On Strike for Black Lives, June 12”

“Technology will not save us.”

That’s the title of the latest post from the Executive Director of the Nonprofit Technology Network. The whole article is worth a read. Here’s the main point: I’m here today to remind you that technology is not going to save us. That may surprise you coming from the people who organize the biggest nonprofit technology … Continue reading ““Technology will not save us.””