Just Bill and Ethan
- Bill paid his $10 membership fee
- Ethan is creating a sub-account and tracking via group records document
- the money will not be spent until SOS has a full officer compliment and quorum
- Customized LiveMedia distribution for survivors of domestic violence/stalking to facilitate access to computing and internet resources with greater privacy and security
- OCADSV is an official sponsor of the project.
- WU will likely be a partner.
- Waiting for feedback from OCADSV about next steps.
Silverton Senior Center
GSTEP is helping Silverton Senior Center provide an Open Source Computer Lab running Lubuntu on Pentium 4 equipment. Their computer literacy educator is already familiar with Libre Office, and appreciates the familiarity of the Lubuntu interface as a Windows user. Mid-October is when the donated hardware should become available.
OMNIU / Community Union
Ethan is helping One Million New Internet Users, a project of Community Union in LA, transition to Free, Open-Source Software.
where are our best bets for recruitment?
- computer stores
- local colleges
- chemeketa community college
- willamette university
- IT / computer science departments
- presentations at local schools [after membership]
- local radio stations: kmuz, kbzy
- Bill will draft a 30 second PSA based on our about page
half-sheet flyer idea
- page 1: logo, about us
- page 2: contact info, meeting / membership information
- ethan will send bill information for each page
- Bill will do a layout in Scribus
business card idea
- list of popular open source software that people would be familiar with on back
- linux, android, firefox, gimp, libreoffice / openoffice
Bill will contact Pat for help w/Logo
- combine binary (ones and zeros) and the concept of freedom
- ethan will facilitate the contact
SOS needs someone to throw together a facebook page
- auction off donated computers running FOSS
- “open source hardware” focus every other meeting