you're reading...
CaliforniaALL, Freada Kapor Klein, Level Playing Field Institute, Mitchell Kapor Foundation

Mitchell and Freada Kapor — The Baobabs College Labs Project (TLR Note: notice tools for swing state student organizers to get out the college vote)

Former Howard Dean campaign blogger Zephyr Teachout is involved in a new election-related project, with blog: The Baobabs College Labs Project “provides tools for swing state student organizers to get out the college vote.” According to a press release

The Baobabs College Labs Project (http://www.baobabs.org) was created by personal computer software pioneer, Mitch Kapor, who founded Lotus Development, and his wife Freada Kapor Klein, a pioneer in workplace and cultural diversity and the founder of the Level Playing Field Institute.

After only two weeks online, the blog seems to be generating a lively discussion.

Source: http://blog.masslive.com/thefray/2004/09/another_deaniac_back_in_action.html

 

…along with my wife and partner, Freada Kapor Klein, I have created an initiative to reach out to college campuses in order to get students involved in this election. I want to help get computer science students involved in building the election tools and political community necessary for a healthy and dynamic politics.

We’re looking for innovative college students in swing states, to work with our tools and network to raise democratic turnout and participation on their campuses. Stipends of $1,000 are available. Diversity and inclusiveness are core values of College Labs.

    Each student organizer will receive a civicspace website that feeds into this site, research support, a strong network, and an Advokit (open source voter file) toolkit. If you have questions, email and we’ll answer them.

Advertisements

About Leslie Brodie

Leslie Brodie is a reporter, writer, blogger, activist, and a religious leader in the community.

Discussion

Comments are closed.

Categories

RSS .

  • Another Clifford Ham boondoggle in San Diego 2017/04/19
    More false promises of tunnels reaching out from jails to courthouses. Don’t say we didn’t tell you so because we’ve stated many times that ALL tunnel promises are false promises made to win local support of the projects and penciled out upon approval. What we find most disturbing is that Clifford Ham has a track […]
    Judicial Council Watcher
  • Writing our obit is a bit premature… 2017/04/06
    Welcome to 2017! Yeah, we know, a bit of time has passed since we’ve been hyperactive here. We’ve been a bit busy frying other fish.  If you consider yourself a progressive, you’ve already read and possibly even recognized our work elsewhere. We will be continuing those projects and check in here as not to neglect […]
    Judicial Council Watcher
  • Welcome to the first business day of our reinvigorated 10 year run! 2017/01/02
    Thanks to the sheer incompetence of Judicial Council staff leadership, we’re going to be spending the next ten years nipping at their heels. Last week, the San Francisco trial court ruled that the Jacobs entities maintained their contractors license and that the 22.7 million that the Judicial Council should have been able to recover is […]
    Judicial Council Watcher
  • Working for the Judicial Council and a pattern of racketeering activity 2016/10/31
    The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, commonly referred to as the RICO Act or simply RICO, is a United States federal law that provides for extended criminal penalties and a civil cause of action for acts performed as part of an ongoing criminal organization. The RICO Act focuses specifically on racketeering, and it allows […]
    Judicial Council Watcher
  • Is the CJA suddenly an unauthorized collective bargaining unit? 2016/10/27
    (JCW is responsible for retitling this press release)(JCW also feels that this is a great reason to surrender your CJA membership and join the ACJ and no, we’re not judges or affiliated with the ACJ in any manner) October 25, 2016 Last May, the California Judges Association crowed that it had been given “a seat […]
    Judicial Council Watcher

RSS Drudge Report Feed

.
%d bloggers like this: