[Talk-us] Local OSM groups in the US

Steven Johnson sejohnson8 at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 22:40:59 UTC 2016


Yes, I'm participating in the HOT Training WG to provide overlap & continuity. Thanks,

--SEJ

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> On 2016年1月12日, at 17:16, Ray Kiddy <ray at ganymede.org> wrote:
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>> On 1/12/16 5:23 AM, Steven Johnson wrote:
>> Dale & list,
>> TeachOSM has initiated a project with the US Census Bureau we've been calling 'Missing America', dedicated to mapping those marginal areas and vulnerable populations. We're just getting organized, but anticipate local communities playing a part in both mapping as well as community organization. Happy to chat more off list.
>> 
>> -- SEJ
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>> "Wretches, utter wretches, keep your hands off beans!" - v.141, On Nature, Empedocles
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> This sounds like a project that HOT would do also. Have you thought about connecting to them, perhaps using their tools? It may help.
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> -  ray
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>>> While Missing Maps is mostly internationally focused we always hoped to support local OSM communities in the US. We would love to find more ways we can support the mapping of vulnerable populations in the US. I'd like to participate when you have your next call.
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>>> Great initiative and I look forward to helping out.
>>> 
>>> Dale
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>>> On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 8:08 PM, Martijn van Exel <martijn at openstreetmap.us> wrote:
>>>> Hi all, 
>>>> Eleanor, Clifford and I started talking about ways to make local OSM groups more successful, and / or how to support more of them. See our meeting notes here if you are interested: https://gist.github.com/mvexel/ffefcbf2c3012af51f16 
>>>> 
>>>> Currently we are compiling a list of local groups that are active. Here is what we have right now (after only a bit of searching Meetup by Clifford)
>>>> 
>>>> Bay Area OSM
>>>> Toronto OSM Enthusiasts
>>>> OSM Colorado
>>>> OSM Seattle
>>>> OSM Salt Lake City
>>>> OSM Tampa Bay
>>>> Phoenix Geo
>>>> OSM St. Louis Mid America Mappers
>>>> OSM Southern California
>>>> OSM Ottawa
>>>> Mapping DC
>>>> OSM Kansas City
>>>> OSM Vancouver
>>>> MapGive mapathon (DC)
>>>> Do you know of any others, please let us know! With a link / contact person if possible.
>>>> 
>>>> We will meet again in a couple of weeks. If you want to help think about and work on ways to support local OSM groups, let us know and we will make sure you get on the next call with us.
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks, 
>>>> Martijn
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