Hub SoMa Weekly Roll Up: Tis the Season…

Hello Hubbers,

Having grown up with a Southern mother in the midwest, I fancy myself as a bit of a cookie snob. There truly is an art in finding the right balance of sugar, brown sugar, and salted butter required to make the Holiday Cookie dough. I am therefore excited about the Cookie-Smackdown as we take down those grass-groping Berkeley-ites (with love of course :)). We need 3 more cooks, so please email Eunji to participate! AND…don’t forget to RSVP for the Holiday party THIS FRIDAY FROM 7-10!! Hub members use discount code hub2010holiday.

Upcoming Daytime Events:

  • Wednesday, December 8th (12:30pm)Kiva Social Enterprise Lab: Kiva’s hidden talents – How to leverage volunteer communities to expand your reach. Please follow this link to RSVP.
  • Thursday, December 9th 12-130pm:Non-Violent Communications Workshop with Miki Kashtan: This workshop provides a framework and a practice for making grounded choices in challenging moments; bringing empathic presence to all aspects of our work; and learning how to speak and listen in ways that foster trust, mutual respect, and understanding even in the midst of intense disagreements. Miki Kashtan is a founder of Bay Area Nonviolent Communication. She conducts organizational trainings and teaches NVC at workshops in the San Francisco Bay Area and around the country. Follow this link to RSVP.
  • Tuesday, December 14Hub Fast Pitch: Calling all social entrepreneurs! Are you looking for an opportunity to work on your presentation skills and hone your elevator pitch? Would you like to hear more about the work of Hub members and others in the Bay Area? If so, please join us for our lunch series called Hub Fast Pitch. To sign up to pitch, visit here:

Evening Events Reminder:

  • Tuesday, December 7th (7pm) – America Scores presents a Bay Area screening of “LOUDER THAN A BOMB”:
  • Thursday, December 16th: SENDA Launch Party: Ever wonder what a Nike with a more equitable triple bottom line would look like? Join us @ Hub SoMa for the launch party of Senda Athletics. An evening of Latin American food, drinks, Brazilian Samba, and the unveiling of Fair Trade soccer balls – including a special model for blind soccer players! Please follow this link to RSVP.

Of everyone who reads this, I like you the best.



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