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Blog Posts Categorized: Any Initiative and 'San Francisco'

The SF VA Medical Center at the City College of SF

June 14, 2011

There's a lot of good stuff happening for veterans everywhere in the US, and a whole bunch happening in San Francisco. CCSF, the City College of SF, has a lot of students veterans, over a thousand, using the new GI Bill. They have a good student lounge, and I've written about it and my small… Read more »


CityCampSF: local tech for the common good

June 12, 2011

Lots of people are working together in their neighborhoods to use technology for the common good. The folks at CityCampSF do that for San Francisco, as part of a global CityCamp movement that has held free informal "unconferences" in cities such as London, Raleigh, NC, Chicago and Denver. Here's what's coming up really soon in… Read more »


The San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center

May 31, 2011

Hey, these guys provide seriously good medical care for vets. They're trying to use social media to get the word out to vets about the services they can provide. Here's the Facebook page, please do me a favor and share it with vets, and press that Like button. For that matter, here's the directory of… Read more »


Dept. of Defense awards for companies that really support Guard and Reserve employees

May 31, 2011

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, a Department of Defense agency just announced the recipients of the Employer Support Freedom Award. Hey, this is a big deal since the U.S. is asking a lot from members of the National Guard and Reserve, often serving multiple deployments under fire. This is a burden for the… Read more »


Tenderloin Technology Lab, newly refurbished

May 25, 2011

"The Tenderloin Technology Lab (TTL), a partnership between St. Anthony Foundation and San Francisco Network Ministries, unveiled a newly refurbished technology lab yesterday. In addition, the event celebrated a decade long partnership between the University of San Francisco (USF) and the Tenderloin Technology Lab in their efforts to narrow the digital divide. The TTL serves… Read more »

Shares event in SF re social media and the Arab Spring

May 16, 2011

(Hey, the Electronic Frontier Foundation fights for our rights online, and has done so very well. The following event is noteworthy regarding big happenings overseas, reflecting the evolution of politics everywhere.) Join EFF on Friday to learn the inside story on social media and the Arab Spring! How important are social networking tools like Twitter… Read more »