About Philly NetSquared

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Philadelphia NetSquared gathers together nonprofits and activists, tech leaders and funders, and everyone who’s interested in using technology for social change.

We host in-person events, which we often livestream online.

  • Nonprofit staffers will find a friendly, welcoming atmosphere for those not experienced with technology, and many chances to ask questions of tech-experienced nonprofits and experts.
  • Technologists will find opportunities to put their expertise to social good, as well as the potential for lasting relationships (be they paid or volunteer) with leading organizations in our community.
  • Activists and community leaders will see and be given the chance to present on successful uses of technology for social change. Not content to simply focus on “shiny tech,” we’ll explore what the true potential for social change is in each case, where community organizing work can be made more effective, and where it will have to push technology forward.

Philly NetSquared hosts free Net Tuesdays the first week of every month to discuss using the social web for social good, hear case studies and presentations from experts, and collectively chart a new course through “web 2.0.” See some of our past presentations.

Some of our Net Tuesday topics have included:

Join Philly NetSquared at an upcoming Net Tuesday, as we bring together web innovators and social changemakers to socialize, strategize, learn from and inspire one another! Interested in presenting? Contact us!

NetSquared, by which Philly NetSquared is sponsored, is a national organization with chapters in many cities. Net Tuesdays are independent gatherings encouraged by NetSquared.