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International Day Of Peace

International Day of Peace, September 21Celebrate The Right Of Peoples To Peace
Sunday, September 21, 2014
4:30-6:30 Informational Booths
5:30-6:30 No Host Cocktail Hour
6:30 Dinner, Introductions, Raffle, Presentations
Grace Evangelical Luthern Church
3201 Ulloa St., San Francisco
Contact: Latonia Dixon,

The International Day of Peace, sometimes unofficially known as World Peace Day, is observed annually on 21 September. It is dedicated to world peace, and specifically the absence of war and violence, such as might be occasioned by a temporary ceasefire in acombat zone for humanitarian aid access. The day was first celebrated in 1982, and is kept by many nations, political groups, military groups, and peoples. In 2013, for the first time, the Day was dedicated by the Secretary-General of the United Nations to peace education, the key preventive means to reduce war sustainably. Read more…



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WPOS: Hands-On JQuery & JavaScript for WordPress

doorWordPress Open Studios
May 11, 2014
Sunday, 10am-4m
Sorry workshop has been cancelled

Early Bird: $125, Veterans $100 ends May 5th

Regular $150, Veterans $125
Tickets @ EventBrite

How to add jQuery and JavaScript to your WordPress website for more practical and creative alternatives!  Continue reading

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Life With Google Apps 2

101713 Google Apps Nick3927-sqMarch 27, 2014
Thursday, 5-7pm
VCMC Social Room

Nick Shelton, Google Evangelist, shows you how-to make your personal, business or nonprofit organization life easier!! Discover how Google uses communication tools to communicate with teams and customers around the world. Focuses will include:

  • Gmail: The world’s most popular email service for your computer and smart phone. Easy and convenient communication with friends and contacts, also use it for chatting and archiving your conversations. New customized tabs keep your organized.
  • Google+ Hangouts: Learn how you can do video conferences from anywhere from any device.
  • Calendar: Use your calendar to keep tract of events, create additional calendars for your personal life and work, share or export your calendar, and add alerts and reminders.
  • Google drive: Storage system linked to your google account. Use it to store and share documents that you can access on the go… from Microsoft Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android. It is safe, secure and shareable. Use Google’s productivity apps Docs, Sheets and Slides that let you create online documents, work on them in real time with other people, and store them in your Google Drive online — for free.

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WordPress Open Studio Weekend: Beginners/Intermediate

doorWordPress 101 Hands-on Workshop (Beginner)
March 29, 2014, Saturday, 12-5pm
Early Bird $50 (Veterans $40) ends March 22
Regular $65
Veteran $55
Tickets Eventbrite

PHP Basics For WordPress
March 30, 2014, Sunday, 10am-4pm
Early Bird $99 (Veterans $85) ends March 22
Regular $125
Veterans $110
Tickets: EventBrite


Saturday March 29: WordPress 101 Hands-On /Workshop 
Daunted by the task of creating your own WordPress blog? Learn to create one from scratch during a HANDS-ON, half-day workshop. We have designed a comprehensive hands-on workshop, teaching the basics of building a WordPress blog, step-by-step. The workshop can also help prepare you to create a more robust and comprehensive website, using WordPress.   Continue reading

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Troubleshooting Social Media & Blogging


Conquering Communication Blues: Troubleshooting Social Media and Blogging Platforms
Tuesdays, February, 1-4pm, 2014
$10 requested donation
Veterans Community Media Center, 1720 Market Street @Gough

Come join us on our first Meetup of 2014.  Excited to explore how WordPress and other blogging platforms that should intergrate with Social Media. Bring your questions.
All skill and knowledge-levels welcome!

WordPress Open Studios Developing a supportive community of creative and skilled people Continue reading

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Why We Must Close Guantánamo

Public Forum With Veteran Elliot Adams
October 23
6:30pm light refreshments
7pm Forum

Elliott is on the West Coast intent on speaking about the social movement that will “Close Gitmo.” Making a strong case from multiple perspectives, Elliott is shifting the discussion from the evils of Guantanamo to why we will be better off when Guantánamo it is closed. Continue reading