[hackerspaces] Improve hackerspace diversity - Donate to Ada Initiative

matt matt at nycresistor.com
Tue Sep 23 20:13:50 CEST 2014

pretty much.

On Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 1:56 PM, Al Billings <albill at openbuddha.com> wrote:

> 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,
> https://adainitiative.org/donate/?campaign=hackerspaces
> Thanks!
> - Liz
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