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”
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.””
2019 saw the launch of TEN different websites by MRW Web Design. Here they all are!
I wrote a thing on a huge blog! It was super exciting [for me]! It also re-emphasized how writing is so valuable regardless of where you publish.
300 posts! 159,000 words! Almost 8 years. Let’s mark a fun milestone with some numbers and reflections.
At the Nonprofit Technology Conference’s pre-conference day, the WordPress community put on four great sessions covering a wide range of topic and bringing together an awesome community.
After taking a strong stance that WordPress 5.0 shouldn’t be released in late November it was. Not it’s time to [briefly] look back and then speedily move forward.
A much belated update on upcoming events, personal life, and work life.
Yesterday I attended the Washington State Nonprofit Conference for the first time. As I often do, I wanted to quickly report back on what I did and some quick takeaways. Beth Kanter on Nonprofit Self-Care & Burnout Beth Kanter was the morning plenary speaker to kick off the conference. She talked about burnout among nonprofit staff … Continue reading “WA State Nonprofit Conference: Quick Wrap Up”
Read the letter I sent to the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce asking that they cancel my membership in light of their recent advocacy against a tax on high-earning businesses for funding affordable housing in Seattle.
Two versions of WordPress in a row have had my code in it! How cool is that! Best yet, the latest bug fix came straight out of a client project, proving once again that nonprofits and open source mix wonderfully.
I had a great time “speed geeking” with 30 folks. In 5 minutes, I introduce them to web accessibility, showed examples of assistive technology and accessibility problems, and gave them a quick intro to the tota11y accessibility testing tool!
After years of using WordPress, I finally made small contributions to the last two versions.
There are great events coming up this month, June, September, and November. Get them on your calendar, learn more about the web, and come hang out with me!
Marc h 23-26, I am attending the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Washington D.C. Reach out if you want to say “Hi” in person!
Big news in these parts! I’ve got a totally redesigned website here at MRWweb.com.