[act-ma] 10/3 SoJust Skillshare: Intermediate Excel Tips & Tricks

Robbie Samuels send2robbie at gmail.com
Sun Oct 2 19:53:55 PDT 2011


Hey fellow activists and organizers!

There are still a few spots left for Monday night's skillshare: Intermediate
Excel Tips & Tricks. Sign up by RSVPing at
http://www.sojust.org/events/32970952/. Please bring a laptop, or you can
look on and take notes. Don't forget to bring your dinner!
*
Skillshare: INTERMEDIATE EXCEL TIPS & TRICKS *by Reed Miller
*Monday, October 3 from 6-8:30PM at The NonProfit Center (by South Station
T)*
There are so many ways that spreadsheets can help organize & analyze our
lives and organizations, whether its managing your co-op's budget or
graphing the growth in your group's membership! *Please bring a computer, or
you can look on and take notes.* Some topics that we'll go over: Efficient
Data Entry & Data Importing, Sorting Data, Using Basic & Fancy Formulas,
Making Charts, Manipulating Text, Mail Merge!
*RSVP:* http://www.sojust.org/events/32970952/ $10-$20 sliding scale

Check out all the other great events we have planned...

On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 10:01 AM, Robbie Samuels <send2robbie at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi SoJusters,
>
> We've hit 1800 members and 5 years, but we're not slowing down! There are a
> lot of great events coming up this fall - plus we've officially launched the
> *Progressive Voter Index* (www.progressivevoterindex.com). We're
> amplifying political endorsements made by 10 progressive entities. If a
> candidate receives 6 or more endorsements, we'll meta-endorse them by
> encouraging SoJusters to show support as a volunteer or donor.
>
> ***Community announcement***
> *PROGRESSIVE MASSACHUSETTS KICK-OFF
> Sunday, October 2 from 2-6PM at LaSalle College in Newton**
> *Progressive Massachusetts is hosting their first organizing meeting and I
> hope several SoJusters can attend. **Progressive Mass.'s goal is to make
> sure good organizing is *unified *and *sustained*, so that local efforts
> don't happen in isolation, and that inspiring statewide efforts don't fade
> away when the issue or election campaign is over. They plan to build on
> the tremendous strengths of our vibrant activist community and work together
> to make a strong progressive infrastructure in Massachusetts.
> *RSVP: *http://progressivemass.eventbrite.com/
>
> ***SoJust project announcement***
> *HAPPY HOUR FOR PROGRESSIVE FACULTY AND STAFF*
> *Tuesday, October 25 from 6-8PM at Lir on Boylston (by Hynes Convention
> Center T)*
> Are you a progressive working on campus? Join Campus2Community for happy
> hour to meet other campus progressives! C2C network is an inclusive
> multi-issue network of progressive faculty and staff in the Greater Boston
> area. C2C network is a project of Socializing for Justice. Help build this
> network by becoming a member at www.C2Cnet.org <http://www.c2cnet.org/>.
> *RSVP: *http://www.c2cnet.org/events/31323222/ $2 SoJust donation
>
> ***SoJust hosts monthly skillshares to increase individual capacity for
> movement building***
> *Skillshare: CONSTRUCTIVE COMMUNICATION - DEALING WITH CONFLICT* by Sandy
> Anderson and Libby Mahaffy
> *Monday, November 7 from 6-8:30PM at The NonProfit Center (by South
> Station T)*
> Enhance your negotiation skills using approaches that support collaborative
> problem solving and facilitate “win-win” results. This session will
> introduce some constructive communication techniques that can move
> negotiations forward positively, including Non-Violent Communication andmediation. Negotiations are a part of life - why not make them more
> successful for everyone involved?
> *RSVP:* http://www.sojust.org/events/34899092/ $10-$20 sliding scale
>
> ***SoJust hosts monthly socials to create the possibility of cross-issue
> connections***
> *LIBERATION POKER FOR JUSTICE*
> *Saturday, October 22 from 6:30-10:30PM at Encuentro 5 (by Chinatown T)*
> We've teamed up with the Liberation Poker League to bring you a night of
> meeting like-minded progressives, raising cash for liberation, and poker
> action! Ante up for the revolution and fund local causes fighting against
> oppression. Not ready for the Pro Tournament? Come at 6:30pm for an
> intro-tutorial and then enter the Beginner’s Tournament! Win either
> tournament and the pot goes to your cause. This is a potluck event - please
> bring something to share.
> *RSVP: *http://www.sojust.org/events/33175212/ $12 ($10 buy-in + $2 SoJust
> donation)
>
> *SOCIALIZING FOR JUSTICE: RESIST FOUNDATION*
> *Wednesday, November 16 from 6:00-8:30PM at Lir on Boylston (by Hynes
> Convention Center T)**
> SoJust is throwing a party for RESIST Foundation!** *RESIST has been
> funding social change since 1967. Each year RESIST funds over 100 amazing
> grassroots organizations around the country. These groups use grants from
> RESIST to develop leadership, work on innovative grassroots campaigns, hire
> organizers, distribute literature and videos related to those campaigns and
> demand justice on a variety of issues. Most of their grantees reach across
> issues to connect communities and struggles. Their work spans
> anti-militarism, prisoners' rights, community organizing, GLBTQ justice,
> environmental justice, antiracism, disability rights, youth organizing,
> Native Peoples' rights and more. Since 1967, RESIST has awarded grants to
> thousands of radical and progressive groups engaged in organizing for social
> change. Learn more at: www.resistinc.org.
>
> *What should you expect?* Our usual friendly and welcoming space where
> it's easy to meet people even if it's your first SoJust event. Plenty of
> socializing time to mix, mingle and network with fellow progressives. The
> opportunity to learn more about RESIST and how you can support their efforts
> with a donation. (*Consider becoming a monthly donor!* Your gift of $25 a
> month = $300 a year. Just think, you can "buy a round for justice" each
> month and help fund the movement!) Gifts of all sizes welcomed.
>
> Want to cross-promote your events and campaigns? Looking for like-minded
> progressives to hang out with in Boston? Are you new to the area and looking
> for groups to get involved in? Psyched about building strong cross-issue
> coalitions? Join us! *
> RSVP: *http://www.sojust.org/events/34904272 $5 SoJust donation
>
> For Justice,
> Robbie
>
> Robbie Samuels
> Socializing for Justice (SoJust)
> Co-Founder & Co-Organizer
> robbie at sojust.org
>
> _________________________________________________________
>
> *SOCIALIZING FOR JUSTICE - www.sojust.org*
> SoJust is all about building a cross-issue progressive community, network
> and movement in Boston. We're doing it by putting the SOCIAL back in SOCIAL
> JUSTICE. We focus on creating welcoming spaces that foster
> relationship-building across issue silos. Join us if you are ready to go
> BEYOND ALLIES and build a CROSS-ISSUE PROGRESSIVE MOVEMENT.
>
> *SoJust isn't a non-profit 501(c)(3).* We're a grassroots volunteer-run
> member-supported cross-issue progressive community that's been growing
> steadily since August 2006. We have 1800+ members, hosted 100+ events and
> manage an online hub of progressive events and resources at www.sojust.org.
> If you've benefited from this cross-issue progressive network, please
> contribute the suggested annual membership fee of $25. You may do this
> online <http://www.sojust.org/dues/> or at any of our events. Thank you
> for helping us continue to provide a space for like-minded progressives of
> all stripes.
>
> *Want to know more about SoJust?* Check out our Frequently Asked Questions<http://sojust.meetup.com/1/messages/boards/view/viewthread?thread=3187615>and past
> event photos <http://sojust.meetup.com/1/photos/>!
>
>
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