We are calling on educators and web professionals to join our new effort - the
2010 MLK Day Technology Challenge. The purpose is simple: to connect schools and
non-profits that have technology needs, including skills training and
mentorship, with web professionals, developers, graphic designers and new media
professionals who are willing to volunteer their skills for the common good.
Hey, lots of IT people are working together to help out where computer skills are needed.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said, "Life's most persistent and urgent
question is: what are you doing for others?" We ask that you answer his call in
2010 by participating in the MLK Technology Challenge.
Some of these projects can be completed on King Day - others
might take longer. That's perfectly okay. The heart and soul of this
initiative is to start a dialogue around collaboration - so let's
use the MLK Day of Service as an opportunity to kick off this
conversation with schools and nonprofits to let them know you want
Note that the serve.gov site uses a widget from AllForGood.org, which is the "craigslist for service" that I've talked about. Check out an AllForGood search in my neighborhood.