Category: Shared Resources

Equity Skills for People this Spring

Bystander Intervention – Presented by  Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC)

In response to the rise in Anti-Asian/American and xenophobic harassment,  Hollaback! partnered with Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC to adapt their free bystander intervention training as well as offering a de-escalation training to meet this moment.


Micro-inclusions for Leaders Sponsored by Ace Makerspace

Sun, Mar 21, 2021 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM – Gain skills and confidence as a leader or instructor with inclusive behaviors and language in shared spaces.


De-escalation with Community Integrity Sponsored by Ace Makerspace

Sun, Mar 28, 2021 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM – Skills for when things aren’t perfect and folks are having all the feels in your shared spaces.


Schema of Makers Sponsored by Ace Makerspace

Sat, Apr 3, 2021 12:00 PM – 1:30PM – Who defines what a legitimate maker is? Explore how different types of makers are valued and have influence in how the community is shaped.


Maker Say What?!? Sponsored by Ace Makerspace
Sat, Apr 10, 2021 12:00 PM- 1:30PM – How the language we use to share maker knowledge interacts with race.


Boundaries for Better Living Sponsored by Ace Makerspace
Sun, Apr 11, 2021 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM – Communicating about boundaries can be hard! Gain skills and understanding in this workshop for people in shared spaces.


Taking Care of the New Guy… – Sponsored by Ace Makerspace
Sat, Apr 17, 2021 12:00 PM- 1:30PM – Taking care of the new guy when the new maker isn’t white or a guy.


You’re Too Comfortable – Sponsored by Ace Makerspace
Sat, Apr 24, 2021 12:00 PM- 1:30PM – Recognizing when comfort is an indicator of privilege or white supremacy manifesting itself. Explore how to take action when it does.





laptop with chrome and Arduino logos

Programing Arduino on a Chromebook

This article is part of a series generated from the Space Leaders UnConfernce: Summer 2019

Last year Adam Singer one of the UnConference attendees got his mBlock 3 to program an Arduino on a Chromebook using their Chrome app. Recently mBlock 5 released.

mBlock is a block-based programming environment based on scratch, originally designed for the mBot robot, but can also be used to program Arduino. Adam found not many libraries were built out yet, but worked well for basic Arduino functions