Open AND Online

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Open hours: Thursday 6pm-9pm and Saturday 12pm -3pm; Equal access is the key to amplifying voices. Members co-own and checkout tools like PAs, Mics, Projectors, Audio/Video Recording Equipment, MacBook Pros, and more; Flower of values depicting how the program succeeds on Empowerment, Equity, Education and Environment

Open Shop We hope you’ll stop by sooner than later to visit with us, at the Indy Tool Lending Library (iTooLL), as we’re now open every Thursday from 6pm-9pm, and Saturdays from 12pm-3pm. We’ve already supported over 14 events (not including the 10+ movie screenings we’ve done, a series that we’ll be bringing back!). In these tumultuous times, the best … Read More

Tomorrow’s Grand Opening Got Bigger!

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Visit Indy's 1st Tool Lending Library Thursday the 20th at Kheprw Institute (3549 Boulevard Pl.) with Collective Courage author-speaker Jessica Nembhard

iTooLL is happening!!! Tool Lending & Co-ownership for Indy! ~ event-page ~ It’s been a year since we won the Indy 5×5 contest and held the#Tunes4Tools fundraisers, and we are pumped to officially open to the public! Come check out our space to see the tools, sign up for memberships, and connect with your community! [UPDATE] Enjoy tasty eats and … Read More

Blockchain Possibilities | Decentralizing Everything

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Reportback: COALA at NYU 2-Day “Blockchain Workshop” Conference Contributed by xander gieryn | @coopchange In the spirit of FLOSS (Free/Libre/Open/Source/Systems), I would like to share a big write-up I just completed on blockchain, the technology behind Bitcoin and perhaps a significant key towards decentralized governance & ownership.   You can edit, comment, and share my ~36 page document (hackpad) using … Read More

iTooLL Underway

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As many of you know, Indy Art | Media Co-op spent the majority of last year building the iTooLL (Indy Tool Lending Library) through planning, fundraising, relationship building, and being awarded the Indy 5×5 $10,000 grant in October. We can’t thank everyone enough for the overwhelming amount of support we have received for this project! It’s inspiring to see people … Read More

FIDO Throws Indianapolis Residents A Bone

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July 17, 2015 Author: Korin Metz Since 2005, Friends of Indianapolis Dogs Outside (FIDO) has helped thousands of Marion County residents care for their pets. FIDO’s main focus has always been providing care and better lives for dogs that are kept outdoors. On a strictly donation and volunteer basis, the organization provides spay/neuter services, dog kennels, vaccines, fencing repairs, microchipping, … Read More

Grassroots Action Networking

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Summer Series: 3 Workshops #CoOpShop Building Human Relationships | Empowering Community Online | Connecting Shared Values 2D-draw Night + Instagram 101 Facilitators: @Dioooop,  @Theolicism, and @KathySipple (of CoThrive) When: Final Monday, June 29th // 6:30-8:30pm: Drawing // 7-8pm: Instagram 101 Where: Kheprw Institute Social :: Theon’s Indy renowned 2’s-D Drawing prompt. Hang-out, make art, share space. Instagram 101 :: Instagram … Read More

#Tunes4Tools Great Success!

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Exciting news from the #Tunes4Tools this past Friday! Thanks SO much to everyone who participated; wonderful audience, incredibly talented musicians and artists, and all the supportive friends and community members who made it possible! From the show we surpassed our financial goal and, after expenses, raised over $1,700 towards the Tool Lending Library project. These funds are a great start … Read More

#Tunes4Tools Benefit :: Funding Indy’s 1st Tool Lending Library

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Indy Art | Media Co-op exists to empower non-profits, socially-conscious organizations, social entrepreneurs, and artists to distribute creative content that promotes social awareness, education, and action through collaboration. Cultivating a socially-conscious community is one of our main objectives, and our strategic goal this year is to establish a Tool Lending Library for Indianapolis. For organizers, social entrepreneurs, and artists alike, … Read More

3 Free Upcoming Workshops!

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#IndyUpReach: Twitter Workshop & Follow Party: Tuesday, February 3 | 6:30PM @ KI EcoCenter in Mt. Zion Academy Google Map Description: Elle Roberts, social media professional and organizer of SheHive will lead us in #hashtag strategies & how to use @tweets, modify tweets, and retweet as tools for engagement. As always, we aim to inspire action! During this event, we will do … Read More