Between the click of the light and the start of the dream…

It’s over a month since I last published something. Is that a gap or a space? Gap implies a deficiency, something missing, whereas space feels intentional, abundant, full of possibility. I’m going to go with space.

I’ve been…

Weeknotes feels over-ambitious but I’m determined to keep things moving — this is a summary of the last three weeks. Some was written two weeks ago, so it’s a bit of a hodgepodge.

What I’ve been up to

Lots of group sessions and events, some of which I experimented turning…

We look at some of the brilliant platforms and initiatives rapidly set up to help people and organisations contribute their digital, data and design skills during the COVID-19 crisis.

We are working hard to ensure these different efforts are co-ordinated effectively where possible, but in the meantime we wanted to share what we know, to help others looking to help.

Here’s an overview of the current opportunities we’re aware of to deploy those digital teams and skills…

A visual map of different initiative logos
Mapping the landscape of support opportunities — a work in progress!

Catalyst Digital Teams

  • What is…

Credit: https://350org.widencollective.com/portals/iucshiv3/GlobalClimateStrikesMultimediaHub

To mark today’s Global Climate Strike, a few civil society community organisers (me, Ab Brightman, Cassie Robinson and Dama Sathianathan) have put together the beginnings of a rough compilation of resources and links around climate-relevant tech for good:

bit.ly/TechForGoodResponsesToClimateCrisis

It seems there are several disparate efforts going on to map this…

Ellie Hale

Connecting & nurturing relationships, communities and networks at CAST and Catalyst. Co-organiser of several tech for good meetups.

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