I am the creative director of Rootwork.org. I'm a freelance Drupal developer and online organizer, and a communications associate for the Fellowship of Reconciliation. A co-founder of the Genocide Intervention Network, I was a community organizer in Philadelphia before relocating to Portland, Oregon, in 2012. I co-organize PDXTech4Good, affiliated with NetSquared and NTEN. I've presented at South By Southwest, the Nonprofit Technology Conference, U.S. Social Forum, New Organizing Institute, the Nonprofit Software Development Summit, and the Gandhi-King Conference, and post on Twitter @rootwork.
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I am the creative director of Rootwork.org, working with nonprofits and community groups as a Drupal developer and online organizer. I've been developing in Drupal since 2005, in the waning days of version 4.5.
I've been very active in the nonprofit tech and Drupal communities, co-organize monthly Drupal for nonprofits and social change discussions and have a background as a community organizer. I started the Philadelphia Drupal group, and have helped organize and present at numerous "Drupaldelphia" camps. In 2012, I moved to Portland, Oregon, where I have been active in the Portland user group (especially the frontend meetup).
Because my focus is on nonprofits and small community groups, I've ended up specializing in theming and frontend development, as functionality needs are often met with existing modules. I'm a fan of Sass, SMACSS, BEM and a boatload of other trendy acronyms.
I've attended doc sprints at many Drupalcons and camps and help out in the queue when I can. (For instance, I wrote much of the Theming Views 2 handbook page at the Drupalcon DC doc sprint.) I'm often on #drupal-support to help out others and ask my own questions.
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