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Date: Thu, 9 May 2002 16:32:45 -0400
From: Ruben I Safir
To: Paul Rodriguez
Subject: Re: [hangout] Re: NYC -- Perl 1/Perl 2 class --> May 13th
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May 13th is a Monday...
Perl is not going to be on that monday since Bret is doing his inservice
On 2002.05.09 11:57 Paul Rodriguez wrote:
> Hello, Japhy. It's great to hear your enthusiasm.
> There are a number of ways in which you could help.
> First off, make sure you sign up for our NYLXS-hangout mailing list at
> http://www.mrbrklyn.com/appl/nylinux/mail/ This is where we discuss all
> Second, I'll be having a Free Software Institute meeting in the next
> couple of weeks. I'll announce it on the hangout list. Let me know
> what times are good for you and I'll plan it arround your schedule. (We
> generally have our meetings weeknights.) We can talk more there. The
> latest calendar of classes (in gnomecal format is available here
> http://sangretoro.net/documents/gnome.cal )
> We need as much publicity as we can get. It's hard to publicize classes
> to the right people if they are outside of our immediate circle. So
> forwarding our emails to your lists and telling friends and coworkers is
> very helpful.
> We're going to be needing teachers in about a month or two for the end
> of June. We were hoping that all of our future teachers would be
> graduates of our program. But we have yet to see how this would play
> out. I'll keep you informed if we do need more teachers.
> Space is our biggest concern right now. Our ability to teach as many
> classes as we would like is only limited by classroom space right now.
> We are in negotiations to gain some temporary and eventually long-term
> real-estate. In the meantime, we are working with donations of
> conference rooms for about 5 hours one weekday evening. If you have any
> leads, they'd be much appreciated.
> Technical articles for the Journal are also welcome. We are working at
> making the first GNU/Linux user's technical journal. Our current
> version is available here. The deadline for next issue is the end of
> May. http://www.nylxs.com/journal
> Perhaps the two most important things coming up:
> On may 24th we are having a demonstration of GNU/Linux small business
> solutions at CUNY Graduate Center. We have a number of people
> showcasing things like servers, telephony programs, productivity suites,
> etc. If you think you can help,send a message to the list. We also
> need to publicize this among small business contacts.
> We are also developing a continuing education program for high school
> teachers to teach them the importance of Free Softwere in high school
> education. Particularly, we want to work with them to extend computer
> education beyond writing Word documents and PowerPoint presentations,
> and teaching students about computers in a more productive way. We
> would like to show them that using Free SOftware, we can develop a
> curriculum teach students about computers in a way that is both
> accessible and that teaches them about how the computer works. Skills
> that we believe will be worth more for a longer period of time than
> software that will be obsolete by the time the children leave school.
> So, a lot of things, a lot of ways to help depending on you skills and
> inclinations. I'd love to see you come on board with us, Japhy. Let me
> know what you'd like to work with. Thanks for getting ahold of me and I
> hope to see you soon.
> - Paul Rodriguez
> New York Linux Scene
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