Dec 23, 2017 - Pete Michaud
(Cross posted from our alumni mailing list) Hey everyone! As 2017 comes to a close, I wanted to share some news about what we’ve done over the last quarter, and about what we plan to do next. Note: our fundraiser is currently live! You can find our 2017 retrospective here, and read more about our plans for 2018 here. What We Did Mainline Workshops - We ran three of our...
Dec 16, 2017 - Pete Michaud
Update 2018-01-10: CFAR's fundraiser is now over! We exceeded our target of $740,000, raising a total of $759,829. Thank you so much to everyone who contributed! Thanks to the 42 donors who supported us during this fundraiser! We raised a total of: $759,829 I’m happy to report that with your help, CFAR can make 2018 by far the highest impact year we’ve ever had. According to our new data, a...
Dec 16, 2017 - Michael "Valentine" Smith
As we approach the end of the year, we’d like to offer everyone a summary of what CFAR has been up to in 2017. Sprint & Instructor Training The first half of the year focused on improving and stress testing our main intro workshops. We ran a “sprint” of five workshops from February through May. This had a couple of main aims: We wanted to see if we could do...
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