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Penguin Day San Francisco 2009

Aspiration, Social Source Commons mama org, is proud to announce that Penguin Day is coming to San Francisco!

Saturday, April 25, 2009
9:00am – 5:00pm

Odd Fellows Hall
26 7th St. (@ Market St.)
San Francisco, CA

What is a Penguin Day, you may ask? Well, dear nonprofit-software-interested friends, Penguin Days are designed to let nonprofits and social justice activists learn about free and open source software that can support their work and potentially save them money, including tools for web publishing, fundraising, blogging, and campaigning.

Full details are at Thanks to the generosity of Google, we’re delighted to grant fee waivers to anyone who needs one!

The latest agenda can be found at

and we encourage anyone who wants to add a session or topic to do so!

Sessions will include:

  • Introduction to Free and Open Source Software
  • Introduction to Free and Open Source Desktop Applications
  • Fundraising with all free software
  • Free And Open Source Online Advocacy: Tools And Best Practices
  • Online Fundraising With All Free and Open Tools
  • Introduction to Linux
  • Making sense of Free and Open Source Content Management Systems
  • Introduction to Blogging with WordPress
  • Intro and Advanced sessions on Joomla! and Drupal
  • Intro to CiviCRM 2.0 + CiviCRM 2.0 – Advanced Topics
  • CiviCRM vs What Are the Differences?
  • Increasing Access with Community Broadband in SF
  • Learnings from Google Summers of Code
  • Mobile Volunteering: The ExtraOrdinaries Project
  • Healthy and Sustainable Free and Open Source Communities
  • Helping Techies and Non-Techies Communicate and Cooperate
  • Creative Commons And Open Content
  • Free and Open Source Firewalls

Penguin Day San Francisco is happening at the Odd Fellows Hall at 7th and Market Street, in the heart of downtown.

We invite you to register now at It’s going to be a great day!

Penguin Day SF is organized by Aspiration, NOSI, PICnet, CiviCRM, and Chicago Technology Cooperative, and generously sponsored by Google.

Penguin Day is a great place to meet some amazing people in the open source community and find out about open source tools. Be there or be oh so square.

For more information, contact:
(415) 839-6456

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