What a great initiative. Thank you! 
L

> On Mar 27, 2020, at 4:01 PM, Robert Lang <rob...@langorigami.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> 
> 
> During this time of world-wide shut-in and “social-distancing,” many 
> community origami groups have turned to virtual meetings, using 
> videoconferencing platforms like Zoom, Google Hangouts Meet, etc. Many of 
> those groups are also more than happy to open their meetings to anyone who 
> would like to join in! To help facilitate this, we at OrigamiUSA have opened 
> up our calendar of events (https://origamiusa.org/calendar) to anyone who 
> wants to post an online meeting that is open to the wider folding community.
> 
> 
> 
> You don’t need to be an OrigamiUSA member to post or see a meeting; you DO 
> need to have registered on the website to post a meeting (we do that to 
> discourage spammers). You can post information about the meeting (date, time, 
> what to expect), and, as you prefer, contact information for people to learn 
> more or you can also include the direct meeting link. If you include the 
> meeting link, it will only be shown to people who have logged in to the 
> website—again, to protect the meeting from miscreants and the phenomenon of 
> zoombombing.
> 
> 
> 
> We invite you to visit the calendar and see some of the online meetings that 
> have already been posted, and, if you are organizing an online meeting that 
> is open to others, post its details for others to join in. It’s a great way 
> to both pass the shut-in time, and to remind ourselves that origami truly is 
> a world-wide community built on sharing!
> 
> 
> 
> See you online,
> 
> 
> 
> Patty, Kathleen, Shrikant, Melissa, Robert, Anne, and the rest of the 
> OrigamiUSA Community Groups and Website teams
> 

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