Real stories of Collectives
Meet Casa Hacker
A non-profit hackerspace in the marginalized outskirts of Brazil On the outskirts of Campinas city (83km from São Paulo), Casa Hacker occupies a public community space and expands digital inclusion and education in peripheral regions for historically marginalized people. (Read in Brazilian Portuguese [https://blog.opencollective.com/conheca-a-casa-hacker/]) We were
OCF Updates We Love — March 2021
Check out these inspirational updates from some of the initiatives hosted by Open Collective Foundation: Love Wins Food Pantry - Moving together as a community.🌟 Love Wins Food Pantry provides food every Friday [https://opencollective.com/lovewins/updates/looking-ahead] - even in freezing temperatures- to their neighbors in Queens, NY
Autumn Update from West Brooklyn Waterfront Mutual Aid
We wanted to share this beautiful letter that was sent by one of our hosted mutual aid initiatives. We are so grateful to be able to support and catalyze collectives like West Brooklyn Waterfront Mutual Aid [https://opencollective.com/west-brooklyn-waterfront-mutual-aid]. This is why we do what we do! Dear Neighbor,
Amidst the election, a new network map analyzes politicians' tweets
This open-source anti-'infodemic' tool can tell you who Trump interacts with and who has influence on politicians online. "The 'infodemic' we are experiencing now works in many ways like a pandemic," says SMAT co-creator Emmi Bevensee. The Social Media Analysis Toolkit (SMAT) was designed to help facilitate activists, journalists, and
$2m for COVID-19: Stories of Solidarity
Over the last few months, we've been privileged to support a massive community response to COVID-19 by 250+ Collectives [https://opencollective.com/search?q=covid&offset=0]. We waived our fees [https://blog.opencollective.com/wearenotealone/] for three months so these amazing groups could focus all their resources on critical
Frontend Masters: "We teach open source, we use open source, and we support open source."
Frontend Masters regularly appears on our leaderboard for their contributions to the open source ecosystem. They’ve sponsored nearly 40 projects and show no signs of slowing down. I spoke to founder Marc Grabanski to find out why.