Dear Peter Gyarmati,
you passionate about technology and digital literacy? Do you
believe in the power of the web to enable people to connect,
collaborate, and create? If so, the U.S. Department of State, in
partnership with Mozilla Foundation*, invite YOU to be a local leader
at community events around the world.
now, Mozilla is looking for talented and motivated leaders like you to
mentor at community events around the world, including in an American
Space near you. The U.S. Department of State encourages International
Exchange Alumni to participate in this initiative because, the more
people learn about the Internet, the more they will be empowered.
Between June 15 and September 15, the events you mentor will lead to
more networking for you and build stronger online communities in your
Mozilla Foundation is a non-profit organization that promotes openness,
innovation, and participation on the Internet. The worldwide
Mozilla Foundation Maker Party allows us to do more than surfing the
Internet. Aimed at teaching basic skills and improving digital
literacy, Mozilla Foundation is spearheading a global Maker Party to
spread digital literacy, teach people basic web creation skills, and
celebrate the amazing things we can make and do on the Internet.
are all makers. We cook, sew, write, play music, tell stories. We
can create more for the web, learn more about the web, and teach others
about the web. All you do is spend some time teaching others what
you've learned about the web from Mozilla.
are the three steps needed to join the Maker Party:
prepare you for the Mozilla Foundation Maker Party, sign up for
"Teach the Web: A Mozilla Open Online Collaboration" at http://webmaker.org/teach. More
than 3,000 people who are passionate about spreading web literacy and
digital skills have already signed up for this free, nine-week online
course. Together, they're getting training and support for running
Maker Party events. Participants can join any time and begin at
webmaker.org/party to sign up to mentor
an event at your American Space, or elsewhere. The Mozilla
Foundation will provide event kits and other details soon.
the U.S. Public Affairs
Section in your country to volunteer to mentor others on web
creation at an American Space.
Maker Party campaign is about transforming a society of consumers to a
society of creators. There will be thousands of events around the
world, and this could be a great opportunity to build awareness and
engage local communities around the issues you're aiming to address!
Foundation is a non-profit organization that promotes openness,
innovation, and participation on the Internet. Mozilla is best
known for the Firefox browser.
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