You are cordially invited to "Creating a Better World" a Global Kids' Roundtable on Virtual Worlds and Nonprofits this Tuesday July 20, from 12-1pm PST at the Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater ( teleport link ) . Representatives of six nonprofit organizations will give brief presentations on their explorations of Second Life and other virtual worlds, and how they are thinking of integrating these virtual tools into their organizations' respective missions. In his introduction, Rik Panganiban of Global Kids will give his views on some of the changes at Second Life, and what needs to be done to ensure that this space continues to be welcoming for nonprofits, educators and youth.
Representatives of the following organizations participated in the summer 2010 session of the Virtual World Capacity Building Program:
The World Bank
Bluford Drew Jemison STEM Academy
Eurica Media Lab
Reach the World
Widener Memorial School
Center for Character and Citizenship
Note that this is the LAST of this four-part roundtable series, which has graduated 23 institutions over the past year. The event will be moderated by Global Kids and take place at at the Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater (teleport link).
For more information about the Virtual World Capacity Building Program contact Rik Panganiban at . The VWCBP is supported by a grant from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
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