Second-year fellow Samantha Maytag describes the opportunities provided by the Fellowship alumni network.
Last Wednesday, in response to the House’s proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect Intellectual Property Act (PIPA), the web roared back in protest. Wikipedia, the online community-based encyclopedia, shut down its English portion of the website for the full day and displayed the following message in its place:
For over a decade, we have spent millions of hours building the largest encyclopedia in human history. Right now, the U.S. Congress is considering legislation that could fatally damage the free and open Internet. For 24 hours, to raise awareness, we are blacking out Wikipedia.
The Trustees of El Pomar Foundation met recently to consider grant proposals. They approved 57 grants totaling more than $1,000,000. The organizations receiving grants represent 26 counties across the state of Colorado.