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Help needed building computers for IMCs in South America - No experience necessary

Portland's Geek Network For Social Change is working on putting together a shipment of a couple hundred computers to support their work. This is a follow-up to a shipment of 235 computers which we sent to the Ecuador Indymedia Center in November.
Portland's Geek Network For Social Change is working on putting together a shipment of a couple hundred computers to support their work. This is a follow-up to a shipment of 235 computers which we sent to the Ecuador Indymedia Center in November.

The Argentina indymedia center is the nexus of communication for the popular movement against neo-liberalism and the IMF. Their website gets over 25,000 page views a day. Yet they only have two computers. This shipment will help indymedia centers in Buenos Aires and Rosario, Argentina as well as other near by IMC's in Chile, Southern Brazil, Bolivia, and Uruguay. They will also be used to support other social movement groups who are on the forefront of the struggle for a better world.

We will be working from Free Geek's warehouse. Anyone, regardless of experience can help! We are having work parties the weekend of the 17th & 18th from 11 to 7. Please stop by for an hour or an evening to help out. This is a huge job and we need more volunteers.

Freegeek is locate at
1731 SE 10th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214
503-232-9350
map:  http://tinyurl.com/b80v

You can also take the following buses:
6 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
10 Harold
14 Hawthorne
70 12th Avenue
great! 13.May.2003 16:35

none

this is awsome, i been waiting for this to happen again =) --- i will do best ot be there!

me too! 13.May.2003 18:54

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the ecquador project was a blast!

Portland Linux User Group (pdxlug) 15.May.2003 10:47

Robby Russell robbyrussell@pdxlug.org

I just sent this over to the PDXLUG mailing list... maybe a few of us will be able to make it down this weekend and help out.

Portland Linux User Group
Portland Linux User Group