Monthly Archives: October 2014

Community Theme for WordPress Multisite

This post was first published on Erica Heinz’s blog. For the last 14 months, I’ve been working on a major WordPress Multisite theme withPatricia Lutz (PHP / open source developer extraordinaire). Originally envisioned for use merging and replacing various disconnected sites of Occupy, the theme quickly showed its use for disaster relief organization NYC Prepared…. Read more »

Help with WordPress

photo by Carolina Kroon

NYC:Prepared is committed to ensuring that every nonprofit and community group involved in relief and resilience work in NYC  have a stable, attractive website they can use to share news, events and information about their activities. To achieve this goal, we need help from New York City’s WordPress community. NYC:Prepared uses a WordPress multisite system… Read more »

Data Basics Training


Data enables us to turn unwieldy information into actionable knowledge. The tools and techniques of data management have never been easier and more accessible. This training defines data and it’s different qualities, explains how information can be structured so it becomes useful data, and provides tutorials that show users how to use spreadsheets and other popular data tools to document data standards, build directories, make maps and perform other useful functions.

Our Human Services Data Initiative

If you dial “211” almost anywhere in America, you will be connected to a representative at an information and referral system that can give you information about nonprofit services in your area. When you dial 211 in New York City, you are connected to 311, the number for non-emergency City government services. 311 will only provide you with information about government services and does not provide information about or referrals to services run by nonprofit organizations.