[hackerspaces] Improve hackerspace diversity - Donate to Ada Initiative
albill at openbuddha.com
Tue Sep 23 19:56:07 CEST 2014
Has the Ada Initiative addressed its previous behavior towards sex positive speakers like Violet Blue? Until they do, I know lots of people that aren’t going to give them any money…
On Sep 23, 2014, at 10:54 AM, Liz Henry <lizhenry at gmail.com> wrote:
> I posted today asking for hackerspace folks to donate to the Ada Initiative, an organization that does a lot of work to support women in open tech and culture. http://bookmaniac.org/make-hackerspaces-better-support-ada-initiative/
> Ada Initiative's work directly supported the creation of Double Union, a 150+ member hackerspace in San Francisco. Much of their work on anti-harassment policies and codes of conduct have been applied at conferences and other tech-related events over the last three years. I also think Ada Initiative's work in running ally workshops for men has been super useful in shifting our culture to be more supportive of women in tech, hacking and making stuff. I'd like to see more of those cultural changes spread to hackerspaces!
> My second request is for people who are involved with a hackerspace to put up a link to their anti-harassment policy or code of conduct on hackerspaces.org!
> Please donate to Ada Initiative from my post, or by using this link,
> - Liz
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