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1. Organizational Calendar

1.1. Weekly checkins

1.2. Monthly gatherings

1.3. Quarterly Discotechs

1.4. Biannual retreat?

2. WHAT

2.1. ACCESS

2.1.1. Vision for the future

2.1.1.1. Multiple layers of community infrastructure

2.1.1.1.1. Community Middle-Mile via DC-CAN CAIs

2.1.1.1.2. Cooperative 'Community Internet Service Provider'

2.1.1.1.3. Widespread community mesh networks (last mile)

2.1.2. What we've done

2.1.2.1. Building community wireless networks

2.1.2.1.1. Bloomingdale

2.1.2.1.2. Mt Pleasant

2.1.2.1.3. Columbia Heights

2.1.2.1.4. Potential hubs:

2.1.2.2. Advocated for DC-CAN as middle-mile backbone

2.2. EQUIPMENT

2.2.1. Vision for the future

2.2.1.1. Cooperative recycling/refurbishing

2.2.1.1.1. FreeGeek?

2.2.1.1.2. First Time Computers?

2.2.2. What we've done

2.2.2.1. Provided used computers

2.2.2.1.1. Bloomingdale residents

2.2.2.1.2. HacDC

2.3. EDUCATION

2.3.1. Vision for the future

2.3.1.1. Spectrum of opportunities

2.3.1.1.1. Training

2.3.1.1.2. Education

2.3.1.1.3. Support

2.3.1.1.4. Intergenerational

2.3.2. What we've done

2.3.2.1. DiscoTech

2.3.2.1.1. Training

2.3.2.1.2. Recruitment

2.3.2.1.3. Skills/Needs assessment

2.3.2.1.4. Sharing via AMC

2.4. ADVOCACY

2.4.1. Vision for the future

2.4.1.1. Digital Justice Coalition

2.4.1.1.1. Setting the political agenda

2.4.1.1.2. Accountability

2.4.2. What we've done

2.4.2.1. DC-CAN research and advocacy

2.4.2.1.1. Educated and Mobilized CAIs

2.4.2.1.2. Produced educational materials

2.4.2.1.3. Engaged with media

2.4.2.1.4. Testimony and lobbying city officials

2.4.2.2. Surveying needs of local orgs

2.4.2.3. Hosted public forum

2.4.2.3.1. DC's Digital Divide

2.4.2.3.2. Federal and local policy

2.4.2.3.3. Community Broadband solutions

2.5. COMMUNITY

2.5.1. Vision for the Future

2.5.1.1. Organizing Capacity

2.5.1.1.1. Reflective practice

2.5.1.1.2. Community Database of needs and assets

2.5.1.2. Physical spaces

2.5.1.2.1. Libraries

2.5.1.2.2. Rec Centers etc

2.5.1.2.3. Community Media Labs

2.5.1.2.4. Makerspaces

2.5.1.3. Online hubs

2.5.1.3.1. Community commons / fora

2.5.1.3.2. Community resource applications

2.5.2. What we've done

2.5.2.1. Created network of people and orgs

2.5.2.1.1. Engaged DC Tech scene

2.5.2.1.2. Engaged local service providers

2.5.2.1.3. Engaged local educators

2.5.2.1.4. Engaged local organizers

2.5.2.2. Built relationships among Bridge members

2.5.2.2.1. Organizational capacity building

2.5.2.3. Facilitated conversations about community resource data

3. WHERE

3.1. Community Wireless Networks

3.1.1. Active

3.1.1.1. Mount Pleasant

3.1.1.2. Columbia Heights

3.1.2. Prospective

3.1.2.1. Bloomingdale?

3.1.2.2. Brookland?

3.1.2.3. Anacostia?

3.2. Community Media Centers

3.2.1. Libraries

3.2.1.1. Dionne Brown (Bellevue / Washington Highlands Library)

3.2.1.1.1. "Brown, Dionne (ANC 8D07)" <[email protected]>

3.2.1.2. Chris Tonjies (CTO)

3.2.1.3. Adaptive Services

3.2.1.3.1. Venetia demson

3.2.1.3.2. Patrick Timony

3.2.2. Charter Schools

3.2.2.1. ommunications director of DC Public Charter School Board: Theola Labbé-DeBose

3.2.3. Computer labs

3.3. Community Anchor Institutions

3.3.1. Medical Clinics

3.3.1.1. DCPCA

3.3.2. Housing complexes

3.3.2.1. DCHA

3.3.3. Churches

3.3.3.1. Terry Lynch, Downtown Cluster of Congregations

3.4. Neighborhoods

3.4.1. Shaw

3.4.2. Ward 5

3.4.2.1. Bloomingdale

3.4.2.2. Brookland

3.4.3. Ward 1

3.4.4. East of the River

4. WHEN

4.1. External events

4.1.1. Community Tech Days

4.1.1.1. Hack Days

4.1.1.2. Scratch Day

4.1.1.3. Penguin Day

4.1.1.4. Byte Back Community Computer Day

4.1.2. DC Tech Meetup Calendar

4.1.3. HacDC Calendar

4.1.4. Library Calendar

4.1.5. Tech Klatches

4.1.6. National Conferences

4.1.6.1. Allied Media Conference

4.1.6.2. NTEN Conference

4.1.6.3. Free Press Conference

4.1.6.3.1. April

4.1.6.4. Netroots Nation

4.1.6.5. WISPA Palooza

4.1.6.5.1. October in Vegas

4.1.6.6. SHLB?

4.1.6.7. Freedom 2 Connect?

4.1.6.8. FCC Accessibility Day

4.1.7. GJB: COPY RIGHTS Residency

4.1.7.1. Provisions Library

4.1.7.1.1. with George Mason University

4.1.7.2. Jan/Feb

4.1.7.3. Workshops

4.1.7.4. Publishing

4.1.7.4.1. Research

4.1.7.4.2. Report

4.1.7.5. Wiki Project

5. WHO

5.1. People

5.1.1. Residents

5.1.1.1. Community Wireless node hosts

5.1.2. Learners

5.1.2.1. Adult learners

5.1.2.2. Youth

5.1.3. Educators

5.1.3.1. Active in Bridge

5.1.3.1.1. Phil Shapiro

5.1.3.1.2. Gerard Cooper (Wiz Kids)

5.1.3.1.3. Leshell Hatley (Uplift)

5.1.3.1.4. Jesse Bemley (Joint Educational Facilities)

5.1.3.1.5. Kyle Morean (Thurgood Marshall)

5.1.3.2. Connected to Bridge

5.1.3.2.1. Theresa Sule (Byte Back)

5.1.3.2.2. Eleanor Grewal (Byte Back)

5.1.3.2.3. Ashley Luttmer (LVAC)

5.1.3.2.4. Trevor Lieberman (LVAC

5.1.3.2.5. Mike Dax (McKinley)

5.1.3.3. Prospective

5.1.3.3.1. Ryan Seashore (CodeNow)

5.1.4. Technologists

5.1.4.1. Active in Bridge

5.1.4.1.1. Preston (OTI)

5.1.4.1.2. Josh (OTI)

5.1.4.1.3. Brian (OTI)

5.1.4.1.4. Jabari Zakiya

5.1.4.1.5. Kevin Cole

5.1.4.1.6. Martha Huizenga and matt Wade (DC Access)

5.1.4.2. Connected to Bridge

5.1.4.2.1. Grady (OTI)

5.1.4.2.2. Andy (OTI)

5.1.4.2.3. John Dukovich

5.1.4.2.4. Clarence Labor (One Computer One Child)

5.1.4.2.5. Greg Liverpool

5.1.4.2.6. Jerome Axle

5.1.4.2.7. Patrick Timony (Library)

5.1.4.2.8. Shireen Mitchell (Digital Sista)

5.1.4.3. Prospective

5.1.4.3.1. Untitled

5.1.5. Service providers

5.1.5.1. Active in Bridge

5.1.5.1.1. Andrew Lomax (BFC)

5.1.5.1.2. Jessie Posilkin (BFC)

5.1.5.1.3. Matt Leasure (BFC)

5.1.5.1.4. Sudi (Shaw Community ministry)

5.1.5.1.5. Anne Troy (SCM)

5.1.5.2. Connected to Bridge

5.1.5.2.1. Carolina Argumedo (BFC)

5.1.5.2.2. Zachari Curtis (BFC)

5.1.5.2.3. Valarie Ashley

5.1.5.2.4. Mark Andersen (We Are Family)

5.1.5.2.5. Natalie Kaplan (BRIDGE Project)

5.1.5.2.6. Susie Cambria

5.1.5.2.7. Ben Merrion (DC LEARNS)

5.1.5.3. Prospective

5.1.6. Media/Culture Makers

5.1.6.1. Active in Bridge

5.1.6.1.1. Adrianne Burke

5.1.6.1.2. Judith Hawkins

5.1.6.2. Connected to Bridge

5.1.6.2.1. Andrew (Critical Exposure)

5.1.6.2.2. Radio CPR

5.1.6.3. Prospective

5.1.6.3.1. People's MEDIA Center

5.1.6.3.2. People's Production House

5.1.7. Social entrepreneurs

5.1.7.1. Active In Bridge

5.1.7.1.1. Max Harper

5.1.7.2. Connected to Bridge

5.1.7.2.1. Alex Denny (Hub)

5.1.7.2.2. Allison Basile (Time Bank)

5.1.7.2.3. Mark Evans (ShareTech Solutions)

5.1.7.3. Prospective

5.1.7.3.1. Christine Johnson (Diversitech)

5.1.8. Policy wonks

5.1.8.1. Active In Bridge

5.1.8.1.1. Chance Williams (Free Press)

5.1.8.1.2. Ken Boley

5.1.8.1.3. John Capozzi

5.1.8.1.4. Cheryl Leanza

5.1.8.2. Connected to Bridge

5.1.8.2.1. Nolan Treadway

5.1.8.2.2. Parul (Consumers Union)

5.1.8.3. Prospective

5.1.9. Community leaders

5.1.9.1. Active in Bridge

5.1.9.1.1. Anne Troy (Shaw Community Ministry)

5.1.9.1.2. John Salatti (Bloomingdale)

5.1.9.1.3. Louise Thundercloud

5.1.9.2. Connected to Bridge

5.1.9.2.1. Robert Jackson (Charter Schools, Workforce Development)

5.1.9.2.2. Alex padro (Shaw)

5.1.9.2.3. Allie Bird (Ward 8 Workforce Development)

5.1.9.2.4. Tom Brown (Training Grounds)

5.1.9.2.5. Joe Weedon (Defeat Poverty)

5.1.9.2.6. Valarie Ashley (Southeast Ministry)

5.1.9.2.7. Clay Gregory (Shiloh Baptist)

5.1.9.2.8. Pastor Livingston (Bloomingdale)

5.1.9.3. Prospective

5.1.10. Organizational Development

5.1.10.1. Active In Bridge

5.1.10.1.1. Jim Johnson

5.1.10.1.2. Jessica Solomon

5.1.10.2. Connected to Bridge

5.1.10.2.1. Susan Bennett

5.1.10.3. Prospective

5.1.11. Prospective Members

5.1.11.1. Inactive Bloomingdale residents

5.1.11.2. Other Bridge attendee or signup lists

5.1.11.3. Bread for the City Clients

5.1.11.4. Other social service clients

5.1.11.5. Neighbors

5.2. Networks

5.2.1. Allied with Bridge

5.2.2. Connected to Bridge

5.2.2.1. DC Primary Care Association (Medical Clinics)

5.2.2.2. National Policy Coalitions

5.2.2.2.1. MAG-NET

5.2.2.3. Ward 8 Workforce Development Council

5.2.2.4. DC Coops

5.2.2.5. DC Food For All

5.2.2.5.1. Gardens/Farms

5.2.2.5.2. Farmers Markets

5.2.2.5.3. Food service orgs

5.2.2.6. Fair Budget Coalition

5.2.2.7. DC Community Resource Group

5.2.2.7.1. Thebridgeprojectdc.org

5.2.2.7.2. 211

5.2.2.8. Diverse City Fund

5.2.3. Prospective

5.2.3.1. Collaboratives

5.2.3.1.1. Richard Flintrop

5.2.3.2. LadyTech Mafia

5.2.3.3. Workforce Coalitions

5.2.3.3.1. DC Jobs Council

5.2.3.4. Environmental Networks

5.2.3.4.1. DC Solar Coops

5.2.3.4.2. GREENTHINK

5.2.3.4.3. Ecolocity

5.2.3.5. Churches

5.2.3.6. Schools

5.2.3.6.1. Tech Magnet schools

5.2.3.7. Fair Chance partners

5.2.3.8. Tech Entrepreneur Networks

5.2.3.8.1. DC Tech Meetup / DC WEEK

5.2.3.8.2. NTEN

5.2.3.8.3. Untitled

5.2.3.9. DC AYA

5.2.3.10. ANCs

5.2.3.11. Civic Associations

5.2.3.12. WISPA

5.3. Community anchor institutions

5.3.1. Actively involved

5.3.1.1. Shaw

5.3.1.1.1. Bread for the City

5.3.1.1.2. Shaw community ministry / lincoln westmoreland

5.3.1.2. Columbia Heights

5.3.1.2.1. St Stephens

5.3.1.2.2. Wonderland Ballroom?

5.3.1.3. Mt Pleasant

5.3.1.3.1. La Casa

5.3.1.4. Bloomingdale

5.3.1.4.1. Mt bethel

5.3.1.4.2. Crispus Attucks?

5.3.1.5. East of the River

5.3.1.5.1. Bread for the City

5.3.1.5.2. We Act Radio

5.3.1.5.3. Thurgood Marshall Academy

5.3.1.5.4. Southeast Ministry

5.3.2. Connected

5.3.3. Prospective

5.3.3.1. Shaw

5.3.3.1.1. Thurgood Marshall Center

5.3.3.1.2. Emmaus?

5.3.3.1.3. Library

5.3.3.1.4. Kennedy rec center

5.3.3.1.5. New community church

5.3.3.1.6. Shiloh baptist / family life foundation

5.3.3.1.7. Other churches

5.3.3.1.8. Other housing complexes

5.3.3.2. Ward 1

5.3.3.2.1. Mt Pleasant

5.3.3.2.2. Petworth

5.3.3.3. Ward 4

5.3.3.3.1. Plymouth Congregational

5.3.3.4. Ward 5

5.3.3.4.1. Brookland

5.3.3.4.2. Edgewood

5.3.3.4.3. Ledroit park

5.3.3.4.4. Truxton Circle

5.3.3.4.5. Bloomingdale

5.3.3.4.6. Eckington

5.3.3.4.7. Ivy City

5.3.3.4.8. FAB LAB

5.3.3.5. East of the river

5.3.3.5.1. Anacostia

5.3.3.5.2. Congress heights

5.3.3.5.3. THEARC?

5.3.3.5.4. Deanwood

5.3.3.5.5. Washington Highlands / Bellevue

5.3.3.5.6. Networks

5.3.3.5.7. Benning Terrace

5.4. Organizations

5.4.1. Digital Ecology Organizations

5.4.1.1. Education

5.4.1.1.1. Active in Bridge

5.4.1.1.2. Connected to Bridge

5.4.1.1.3. Prospective

5.4.1.2. Access

5.4.1.2.1. Active in Bridge

5.4.1.2.2. Connected to Bridge

5.4.1.2.3. Prospective

5.4.1.3. Equipment

5.4.1.3.1. Active in Bridge

5.4.1.3.2. Connected to Bridge

5.4.1.3.3. Prospective

5.4.1.4. Media Makers

5.4.1.4.1. Active in Bridge

5.4.1.4.2. Connected to Bridge

5.4.1.4.3. Prospective

5.4.2. Community Organizing

5.4.2.1. One DC

5.4.2.1.1. SHAW

5.4.2.2. Empower DC

5.4.2.2.1. Columbia Heights

5.4.2.2.2. Ivy City

5.4.2.2.3. Schools Campaign

5.4.2.2.4. Housing Campaign

5.4.2.2.5. Public Land Campaign

5.4.2.3. Praxis Project

5.4.2.3.1. AyeNay Abye

5.4.3. Internet / Media Justice Orgs

5.4.3.1. Free Press

5.4.3.2. OTI

5.4.3.3. Institute for Local Self-Reliance

5.4.3.4. Center for Media Justice

5.4.3.4.1. MAG-NET

5.4.3.5. ISOC-DC

5.4.4. Funders

5.4.4.1. Local Funders

5.4.4.1.1. Community Foundation

5.4.4.1.2. Hill-Snowden

5.4.4.1.3. CFNCR

5.4.4.1.4. Meyer

5.4.4.1.5. Cafritz

5.4.4.1.6. Moriah

5.4.4.1.7. Diverse City Fund

5.4.4.2. Corporations

5.4.4.2.1. Cisco

5.4.4.2.2. Google

5.4.4.2.3. Facebook

5.4.4.3. National Funders

5.4.4.3.1. Knight Foundation

5.4.4.3.2. Kresge

6. WHY

6.1. History

6.1.1. Broadband Bridge

6.1.2. Digital Justice

6.1.2.1. AMC (Detroit)

6.1.2.1.1. Detroit Digital Justice Coalition

6.1.2.2. Digital Communities (DC)

6.1.2.2.1. Digital Connectors program

6.2. Principles

6.2.1. Detroit Digital Justice Principles

6.3. Needs

7. HOW

7.1. Teams

7.1.1. Roles

7.1.1.1. Team lead

7.1.1.1.1. Responsible for making sure things get done

7.1.1.1.2. Like 'scrum-master' in Agile

7.1.1.2. User representative

7.1.1.2.1. Responsible for prioritizing tasks/actions based on user needs

7.1.1.2.2. Like product-owner in Agile

7.1.1.3. Team members

7.1.2. Objectives

7.1.2.1. Communications

7.1.2.1.1. Web presence

7.1.2.1.2. Content

7.1.2.2. Internal

7.1.2.2.1. Development

7.1.2.2.2. Coordination

7.1.2.3. Community Broadband

7.1.2.3.1. CISP proposal

7.1.2.3.2. DC-CAN research

7.1.2.4. Tech Team

7.1.2.4.1. Computers

7.1.2.5. Community Wireless Networks

7.1.2.6. DiscoTechs

7.2. Principles

7.2.1. Decentralized

7.2.1.1. Leaderfull not leaderless

7.2.2. Modular

7.2.3. Transparent

7.2.3.1. Evaluation

7.2.4. Iterative

7.2.4.1. Gathering regularly

7.2.4.2. Producing something every cycle

7.2.5. User-centered

7.2.5.1. Accountability?

7.2.5.2. Margin-oriented

7.3. Tools

7.3.1. Task-tracking system

7.3.2. Messaging

7.3.3. Documentation

7.3.4. Surveys

7.3.5. Educational Materials

8. Open Questions / Parking Lot / Community Garden

8.1. Does this name still do what we want it to?

8.2. How will this work be directly engaged with disadvantaged people's needs and assets?

8.3. How are teams accountable to the community?

8.4. How can this work be more accessible to people of all backgrounds and abilities?

8.5. What time and capacity do we bring? How can people's time be most effective and valuable? What capacities do we want to grow?

9. NEXT STEPS ON THIS MAP

9.1. Format colors and fonts

9.2. Link to external resources and pages