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Skillshare: Productivity Tech Tips

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Skillshare: Productivity Tech Tips

Time: June 1, 2012 from 6pm to 7pm
Location: The NonProfit Center
Street: 89 South Street
City/Town: Boston, MA
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Event Type: training, workshop, seminar, skillshare
Organized By: Socializing for Justice
Latest Activity: Jun 1, 2012

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Event Description

Ever wonder how busy people get sooo much done? Secrets revealed! Join Socializing for Justice for a Productivity Tech Tips Skillshare on June 4, 6:00 - 8:30 PM.

SoJust hosts events that draw progressives of all stripes who share common values but may work on different issues. We host monthly socials that allow for the possibility of cross-issue connections and run a monthly Skillshare Series, hosted by The NonProfit Center*, which increases our individual capacity for movement building.

RSVP at - newcomers always welcomed!

Cost: $10-$20 collected at the door.

6:00-6:30 Socializing -  bring your own dinner
6:30-8:30 Training and Q&A

Productivity Tech Tips
The tech world can be an overwhelming place. You know that there are 1001 great (and free) tools you can be using to live a more productive life, but you don't know where to start. Let us help you out! At this skillshare we will go in depth to demonstrate many great tools you should be using everyday, including Rapportive (social media Gmail integration), Google docs and forms, Google voice, Jing (video captures), Dropbox and much more. Have a favorite productivity tech tool? Email it to robbie AT sojust DOT org.

Jess Faulk has been talking tech for over 20 years. Her very first computer (not counting her Atari) was a hand-me-down black and white Macintosh Classic. However, it was her Macintosh Performa that really made her fall in love with all of the possibilities that computers and the budding internet could bring into our lives. Since then she has developed an intense curiosity for new technology and how to make it useful in our day to day lives. Jess also has a strong interest in design, and tries to find ways to wed her love for graphics and tech (especially in designing infographics). Read Jess' blog at

Robbie Samuels is often asked how he manages to do so much and still sleep. These tips are the answer. His non-stop schedule includes running 2 events a month for Socializing for Justice, 23 events a year for Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders and 1-4 trainings a month "on the side". No wonder Boston City Council named his birthday "Robbie Samuels Day" in 2011! His very first computer was a Commodore 64 when he was in 3rd grade and he was hooked. Some thought he'd "go into computers", but instead he uses technology to enhance his life, increase his productivity and engage with his community. Learn more about his trainings, including: Art of the Schmooze, Fundraising: Getting Past the Fear of Asking, Suicide Prevention Training for Community Leaders, at

The NonProfit Center is located one block from South Station at 89 South Street. The Center is accessible through the main lobby to people who have restricted physical abilities.

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SoJust is all about building a cross-cultural, 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.

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