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2016 - 2018

Portland, Oregon

Affect was a 2-day conference with a dash of volunteering that examined the work, culture, and design of social change.

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Affect is a grassroots event featuring stories from multiply marginalized activists, creators, and technologists working towards systemic change. To pair words with action, we also partner with local nonprofits to create projects that attendees can dive into.

Included onsite

  • childcare
  • a break / renewal room
  • live captioning
  • all-gender restrooms
  • 3.5 ft physical access paths
  • ASL interpreters
  • reservable front-row seating
  • a ”no laptop“ rule during talks*
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With thanks to

&yet, Meyer Memorial Trust, Twilio, ActBlue, Alchemy Code Lab, Stumptown Syndicate, Big Cartel, and Northwest Health Foundation

Community partners:
Scout Books, StickerGiant, and KIND Snacks

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