Relaunching Makerspace during and after Covid-19

I’ve been on a couple of these calls it’s a good space to help and learn from each other. After working 10 hour days it’s not always easy. It would be great to have a few people join in and rotate or have a couple ears on each call. Anyone want to step up?

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In honor of Grant Imahara, i think makerspaces should create Maker Grants.

To help broaden and deepen Maker inclusivity, let’s all grant one month free memberships to potential members who normally wouldn’t join a space. Then work to bring them into family of makers longterm.

Grant Imahara inspired millions. Well in honor of his contribution to making, we should recognize him in this small way and grow the Maker movement and overcome our biggest inclusivity issues.

Let’s all strive to give Maker Grants.

We will talk about this further on Wednesday Relaunch call at 7pm EST.

Join us as we have several powerful guests sharing their inspirational Maker stories and how we can grow Maker movement.

We will also be brainstorming how Makerspaces can support schools.

These calls are going to be getting more powerful, so join us to help more sustain and grow the Maker movement.

Zoom call Invite…

Details below for future Maker Relaunch Postcovid Outbreak calls

Can you please share invite with board members and other organizers?

Do you have future topics or potential speakers? please share…

We are also running Grant Rallies most Thursdays led by Maria Esquela - A grant rally is where maker organizers rally to help others win grants. Details in future post.

This week Aug 12 Divine Ignorance, The best lessons from mistakes i made from running a Makerspace - Alex Bandar
Iceland Makerspace Organizer shares their activities and challenges
2 youth makers Chandler Mayo, Henry Teodosia

Next Week Aug 19 How Makerspaces can help with Social Justice, Mayor of Wilkinsburg Marita Garrett
How Facilities Managers can help Makerspaces- Peter Curtis, CEO PMC

Aug 26th- Maker Board Composition Recommendations Jon Obermeyer

Maker Relaunch Post Covid Outbreak Zoom Call Invite

Join the Nation of Makers on Wednesday 7pm Eastern for Relaunch Post Covid Outbreak
As the nation is in process of re-opening the US economy, makerspaces are developing plans on how to relaunch and restore services and set up activities to recoup lost revenue. Join Joel Leonard each week as he gathers a Community of Practice to discuss tips and tricks for relaunching post-pandemic, including funding opportunities, best practices for reopening, and shared words of wisdom.

Here is the information to share with the community, to join the call.

Topic: Maker Relaunch Post Covid
Time: Aug 12, 2020 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Every week on Wed, 20 occurrence(s)
Aug 12, 2020 07:00 PM Divine Ignorance Alex Bandar
Aug 19, 2020 07:00 PM How Makerspaces can help with Social Justice Mayor Marita Garrett
Aug 26, 2020 07:00 PM Board Composition Jon Obermeyer
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