December 2017

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4:30PMThe Power of Real People’s Stories

Onstack will host a seminar and workshop on using the power of people’s video stories to amplify the message of real communities. Learn how to crowdsource authentic video stories using Onstack and how to incorporate them into your digital strategy.

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12:30PMHow Can Kids Become Engaged Citizens in this Age of Turmoil?

The heart of democracy beats in every citizen, including, and especially, in children. This interactive event is the start of an inquiry: How do we nurture that civic spirit and critical thinking in all individuals K-12 in our schools?

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4:30PMNew Member Orientation [Members Only]

Join us for an informal session where you'll learn how to manage your membership, understand community guidelines and engage more fully in all that Civic Hall has to offer.

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5:30PM“What’s Your Week” with Civic Hall Ambassadors! [Members Only]

Join us on alternate Mondays for a regular “sit down” (like a stand-up only chill-- and with tea and snacks) hosted by the Civic Hall Ambassadors and open to all Civic Hall members (no day pass required!)

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1:00PMWhat Activists Really Need, to Win!

Join Rhize as we release our findings with Understanding Activism: How international NGOs, foundations and others can provide better support to social movements. You will hear from a panel of activists who have worked on the frontlines and better understand how we can all better support their work.

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5:00PMWearWorks Event: Humans And Technology

WearWorks designs haptic language that will allow technology to communicate purely through skin. Our immediate goal is to navigate the blind and visually impaired using only vibrations.

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7:00PMBetaNYC: The People’s Roadmap; future of NYC’s #civictech & #opendata – MANHATTAN Edition

How will technology change our city in the next four years? What projects or ideas do you want this administration to champion? How will Mayor de Blasio and the City Council bridge the digital divide?

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9:00AMWeSparq [Members Only]

Join a group of people committed to helping each other work independently and be more effective.

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12:30PMPRESS INSIDE OUT with Issie Lapowsky of WIRED

In our Press Inside Out series, Civic Hall interviews reporters from your favorite outlets to find out what makes news and what doesn’t. Attend this free event and gain new insight and tips on how to successfully package and deliver stories.

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4:30PM[PARTNER EVENT] Engaging Aspirationals As Talent & Customers

This roundtable aims to provoke a discussion on how companies (non-profits, social enterprises, corporations) can engage with aspirationals, the largest growing group of consumers.

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5:00PMGirl Meets (Civic Tech) World

Girl Meets Civic Tech World (GMCTW) is a new professional networking event hosted by Civic Women. GMCTW is for college students, entry-level professionals, and individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in civic tech. Our goal is to provide attendees with invaluable advice and resources, which will help them make confident and informed career decisions.

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3:00PMGreen Infrastructure Grant Program – Winter Workshop

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection offers a grant program for private property owners in combined sewer areas of New York City.

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6:00PMTECH & POWER: Noam Cohen in conversation with Micah Sifry

Come join the conversation this week with Noam Cohen and Micah Sifry about Cohen's new book, The Know-It-Alls.

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12:30PMComputational Approaches to Fight Human Trafficking (Hands-On Workshop)

In this hands-on workshop, we will explore potential applications of computational techniques to understand and prevent human trafficking.

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2:00PMOffice Hours with New York State Senator Brad Hoylman

For Civic Hall members: Come meet Senator Hoylman and learn about his latest efforts as he hosts his first office hours at Civic Hall.

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9:00AMWeSparq [Members Only]

Join a group of people committed to helping each other work independently and be more effective.

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4:30PMNew Member Orientation [Members Only]

Join us for an informal session where you'll learn how to manage your membership, understand community guidelines and engage more fully in all that Civic Hall has to offer.

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5:30PM“What’s Your Week” with Civic Hall Ambassadors! [Members Only]

Join us on alternate Mondays for a regular “sit down” (like a stand-up only chill-- and with tea and snacks) hosted by the Civic Hall Ambassadors and open to all Civic Hall members (no day pass required!)

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2:00PMMember Holiday Mixer

Celebrate the holiday season with us for our annual Civic Hall Member Holiday Mixer!

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9:00AMWeSparq [Members Only]

Join a group of people committed to helping each other work independently and be more effective.

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