What have we got added to the Geek Catalog Today? A few specific fandoms, more science, free audio books, and more!
- Austin Browncoats – An Austin-based group of Firefly fans deeply engaged in chairtable work, especially on women and children’s issues.
- Cloud City Garrison – Part of the 501st Legion, a Star Wars costuming club, the Garrison is famous for their charity events. Worth inviting, being part of, and supporting!
- The Internet Archive – A non-profit, online internet library, always looking for volunteers.
- Citizen Involvement
- Science Cheerleader – A site focusing on Cheerleaders who chose science careers, promoting science awareness, and where the former can promote the latter, all with good humor and a serious mission.
- Public Library of Science – An organization dedicated to making scientific work available via Open Access, and has a variety of initiatives.
- Persons With Disabilities
- Able Gamers – A charity that works to improve the lives of people with disabilities through video games, including charity work, consultation with gaming companies, and more.
- Librivox – Librivox makes free audiobooks of public domain works – using volunteers.
Steven Savage is a Geek 2.0 writer, speaker, blogger, and job coach. He blogs on careers at http://www.musehack.com/, publishes books on career and culture at http://www.informotron.com/, and does a site of creative tools at http://www.seventhsanctum.com/. He can be reached at https://www.stevensavage.com/.