I’m an experienced community-builder, with six years of experience strengthening the online community of human rights defenders through the New Tactics in Human Rights Program. I believe that sharing experiences and knowledge through communities of practice is an increasingly important way to build capacity in the human rights field.

Pieces I’ve written about community building:

Community-building events I’ve contributed to:

Nonprofit Technology Conference, March 12 to 15, 2014 – Co-facilitating an in-person exchange of ideas, challenges, tools and tactics among community organizers. More info. Feedback from participants.

Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Communications and Technology Conference, 2010 – Participated on a panel about online community building. My presentation titled Building Online Communities: Stories, Strategies and Successes.

Communities I participate in: