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Where I Went Wrong: Marjorie Kelly on Why Advancing Ethical Business Isn't Enough

October 30, 2023, 11 a.m. to noon Mountain Time. In this webinar, Kelly draws on the lessons of her career—including her mistakes—to call for a movement that refuses to take the current system for granted.

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Conference: Local Tech Ecologies

August 8, 2023, University of Colorado Boulder. What if we valued local technology the way we value local food and local businesses?

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Open Social Media: Nonprofits FTW

July 5, 2023 9-10:30 a.m. Mountain Time Free webinar In this webinar, we will hear from nonprofit leaders and technologies on how the emerging social networks related to their organizations' goals.

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Open Social Media: Origin Stories

June 13, 2023 3-4:30 p.m. Mountain Time Free webinar This webinar presents some of Open Social Media's origin stories from speakers who have been involved in the development, culture, and communities of their platforms.

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Meme Wars: Disinformation, Media Manipulation, and Political Futures

April 12, 2023 5:00 p.m. Hale Science 270 at CU Boulder Featuring Joan Donovan & Brandi Collins-Dexter This event features two Harvard-based scholar-activsts who take seriously media that others would prefer to ignore, from the utterances of Kanye West to online havens of White nationalism. Together, they will guide an...

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MEDLab Co-Hosts "A People's History of Twitter"

March 7, 2023

From the event page : ​Thursday, March 16, 9–10:30 AM Pacific, via Zoom ​While Twitter is in crisis, another generation of social media is emerging. But before we decide to stay or go or divide our attention across more platforms, we first need to figure out what we expect –...

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Introducing the Capital for Cooperatives Act

September 20, 2021 10-11 am Mountain Time Free webinar Watch here In May, Colorado Sen. John Hickenlooper introduced the Capital for Cooperatives Act , an historic proposal for opening the doors of the Small Business Administration to cooperatives of all kinds. If made law, this bill would enable member-owned businesses...

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How 24 Colorado Newspapers Are Staying Locally Owned

June 3, 2021 12-1 pm Mountain Time Free webinar Watch After years of shedding reporters and newsrooms, Colorado is home to a new experiment in sustainable journalism. In early May, the National Trust for Local News announced it was acquiring Colorado Community Media, a network of 24 newspapers in the...

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Mutualist Infrastructure: A Conversation with Sara Horowitz

Thursday, May 20, 2021 1-2 p.m. Mountain Time Free webinar Watch As the US federal government considers once-in-a-generation investments in infrastructure, is it possible to also enable a new commitment to a democratic economy? In this conversation, celebrating the publication of Sara Horowitz's new book Mutualism , we will explore...

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Exit to Community: Two Startup Journeys to User-Ownership

May 12, 2021 9 a.m. Mountain Time Boulder Startup Week webinar Watch Collaborative notes How can startups transition from community engagement to community ownership? This session features two startups that are figuring it out. Hacker Noon, a tech publishing platform based in rural Colorado, moved from Medium to its own...