Saturday, August 13, 2016

Hackerspace LA Takes The Next Step

This week marked a milestone of sorts for Hackerspace LA. We interested folks -- the ones who have been putting together the weekly meetups -- got together to discuss and make decisions about the next step towards making Hackerspace LA an on-going, self-supporting concern -- setting up our 501(c)3 corporation.


There are a lot of decisions to be made, but I am hoping to have a substantial role in building Hackerspace LA into a great group that helps its members achieve amazing things while also being a great resource for community outreach, projects, and education.

Education is one of my big interests and I am already generating a host of ideas for classes and projects for everyone in our community, both young and old. For me, education has always been one of the most important aspects of building the life and career you most desire. You need to experience the possibilities of life in order to make good decisions about your future direction. I hope the Hackerspace LA can be the source of many experiences in the years to come.

Hackerspace LA is also looking to partner with other organizations -- especially community organizations -- to help bring the joy and power of technology to everyone. If you are looking for technology presentations and activities for your school or group, drop is a line.

So, are you interested in getting in on the ground floor of hackerspace/makerspace right here in the San Fernando Valley? You can connect with Hackerspace LA in a number of ways.

Hackerspace LA Web Site
Hackerspace LA on Meetup (meeting/event announcements and more)
Hackerspace LA on Facebook
Hackerspace LA on Twitter
Hackerspace LA on Slack (Leave your email address for an invite)
...and More!

Please come join us at our meetups. Take a role in the organization. Offer a cool presentation on one of your favorite projects. Whatever you level you want to participate, please join us in this great endeavor.





Hackerspace Los Angeles (HackerspaceLA) displays and exhibits technology that hopes will spark an individual’s desire to peruse a hobby or learn more about that technology.  All our workshops are presented for free and all the technology that is presented is readily available and free to use, acquire, or reproduce. We provide the resources and information where all this technology can be acquired.
We are transitioning from a 470+ online members meetup group to a formal entity. We are working on turning HackerspaceLA into a formal entity operating in the San Fernando Valley that will provide FREE access to knowledge, tools, software, and working spaces. 
We are a group of technology enthusiasts building a #Hackerspace and #Makerspace in the San Fernando Valley, Los Angeles, CA. HackerspaceLA is an advocate for the Open Hardware, Open Source, and STEM/STEAM initiatives.

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