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    Your Gift During Omaha Gives!

    May 14th, 2019  |   Rachel Evans, Operations Manager

    If there is one thing Omaha excels at it's supporting its non-profits! Nothing shows this more than the upcoming 7th annual Omaha Gives! extravaganza. Don't know what this event is all about? Let me break it down for you: Omaha Gives! is an all online giving celebration that allows you to shower your favorite non-profits with some much needed assistance. This year's event will be held on...
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    Do Space Summer Passport & Do List: Available June 1st

    May 14th, 2019  |   Weston Thomson, Director of Community Learning

    Starting June 1st, Do Space kicks off a summer full of programs for all ages with the new Passport and Do List. Summer Passports Helping combat the summer slide, our Summer Passport program for ages 3-12 provides a free resource that engages children from all socio-economic backgrounds in tech-related educational activities, from coding to 3D printing basics. Collecting passport stamps...
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    Time to Learn Something New This Summer with Hello Code

    May 9th, 2019  |   Brie Alsbury, Community Learning Specialist

    During summer months we often talk about the summer slide keeping kids actively engaged in learning, even during the summer so they're ready to head back to school in the fall. We never talk about adults, though. Several studies have shown that lifelong learning helps keep us mentally sharp, improve our confidence,  and sharpen our interpersonal, communication and job skills. So, how long...
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    Virtual Reality Projects by Make.Hack.Build.

    April 30th, 2019  |   Ruth Williams, Community Learning Specialist

    In our Winter 2019 Make.Hack.Build. session, ten participants spent twelve weeks learning how to create interactive films and games with virtual reality. They used Unreal to quickly create prototypes and they showed them off to the public. Six participated in Make Omaha A walk in the forest by Trisha Trisha made an interactive forest scene where you can check out animals up close. Flooding by...
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    Fellowship Update: Connecting Women Entrepreneurs

    April 24th, 2019  |   Carina Glover, Do Space Fellow

    Too many women entrepreneurs experience challenges as a result of doing it all alone. The women’s empowerment movement encourages us to ‘collaborate over compete’ and to lift each other up, but the path to collaboration is not always clear.  As a woman entrepreneur, I was all too familiar with this problem. I soon found out that I wasn’t alone in experiencing the time-consuming and...
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    Looking for last minute Laser Cutter or Cricut project for Easter?

    April 19th, 2019  |   Brie Alsbury, Community Learning Specialist

    Look no further than these adorable papercrafts designed by our Laser Cutter Basics instructor Andrea Soli and myself! These papercrafts are the perfect addition to an Easter table or Easter basket. And the best part is that everything can be done with our laser cutter or our Cricut Maker! To make these fun projects: Start by downloading the files: Bunny or Egg basket  and No Glue Paper...
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    Start Omaha Expo – May 9th

    April 15th, 2019  |   Weston Thomson, Director of Community Learning

    It can be challenging to get a new business off the ground, and even more difficult to grow once you have started. Do Space's entrepreneurship resource site startomaha.com, and new monthly career programs can help. Startomaha.com features listings of local startup resources to help entrepreneurs navigate the complicated terrain of starting a new business. Additionally, each month, Do Space...
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    Color Muse

    April 6th, 2019  |   Zach Bowen, Community Technologist

    Color Muse Have you ever wanted to match your clothes, accessories, furniture, or paint? Are you trying to get that good constant aesthetic? Well it’s 2019 and we have no excuse to not keep it poppin' with Do Space’s new tech kit, the Color Muse! This fun little contraption allows you to scan the color of any object and then give you precision data in whatever format strikes your...
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    Do Space Launches Advocate Program

    April 4th, 2019  |   Ty Nared – Community Engagement Specialist

    Do Space is excited to announce its newest volunteer opportunity - the Advocate Program! This program helps raise awareness about all the wonderful things that Do Space provides to our community. We have close to 70,000 members and as we grow, we need members like you to get the word out about who we are. Wondering what an Advocate does? Advocates are self-starters and “doers” that are...
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    Fellowship Update: Introducing Remoter.Tech

    March 25th, 2019  |   April Goettle, Do Space Fellow

    Remote or flex work – the ability to work from home, outside a traditional 9-5 office setting, is one of the primary benefits sought after by tech workers today.  Yet companies are slow to change their structure in order to incorporate remote work. While we wait for industries to shift, what can we do to connect tech talent with companies that need help and are willing to hire remote...
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