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{"ops":[{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"⏳Background"},{"attributes":{"header":1},"insert":"\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"Communities"},{"insert":" are the fundamental source of our sense of strength and resilience, belonging and prosperity. The importance of communities has been amplified over the past 6 months during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of locally-based volunteers and Mutual Aid Groups (MAGs) has multiplied and have been exceptional examples of willingness of individuals to contribute to and commit to the common good and welfare of one's own community. Mutual Aid Groups were revitalized about 15 years ago from a different historic purpose. MAGs are organized by and for individuals, on the bases of "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"non-political solidarity, reciprocity and volunteerism"},{"insert":". \n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"⚛️What is FightPandemics?"},{"attributes":{"header":1},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"FightPandemics is an "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"open source"},{"insert":" altruistic platform that "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"connect individuals and organizations that need help with those that can provide it"},{"insert":" at the local and global level. We are creating a world where people are more resilient to emergencies, by "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"enabling communities coordinate and respond"},{"insert":" more quickly and effectively to crises. \n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"👨‍👩‍👧‍👦Who are we?"},{"attributes":{"header":1},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"We are a "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"volunteer driven organization, "},{"insert":"to this date 4400+ have applied to join our organization and we have onboarded over 1300 people who are aligned with our values and have already contributed to our vision. We have around 30 people who have an important role within the community and we call them coordinators, they are the true engine of this "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"open source"},{"insert":" organization as they identify the issues to be solved and connect them with the skills offered by different volunteers. Our team was born out of the need of a tool for connecting needs and resources and were not motivated to join based on money or titles, but rather belief in the "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"social mission"},{"insert":" which are the core pillars who are leading the organization. \n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"💸Why Gitcoin Grants?"},{"attributes":{"header":1},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"Since the start of the organization, "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"we haven't received any monetary (FIAT/Crypto) donations"},{"insert":" apart from what we are receiving here. All the donations that we have received, have been contributions with time from our volunteers and +35 organizations (Notion, Slack, Hopin, Airtable, Gitcoin Kernel & Apollo Fellowships + more) that have supported us with credits. The money will be used for paying for software and for organizing an online conference for +20k people (+$10k in credits sponsored by hopin.to) where we will cover the following tracks: Tech against Covid-19 / Effective responses to crises, Community Building, Epidemiology, Mental Health, The future of work after Covid, Economic trends, Disinformation, Education after COVID, Culture during COVID time (artist presenting). If you want to apply as a speaker please fill this form: "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://fightpandemics.typeform.com/to/nYrDn86L"},"insert":"https://fightpandemics.typeform.com/to/nYrDn86L"},{"insert":".\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"🏆Achievements"},{"attributes":{"header":1},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"🔹Launched a beta help board with over 3k initiatives using web2 solutions\n🔹Crowdsourced 6k+ mutual aid groups worldwide\n🔹Won a hackathon by IBM\n🔹Interviewed over 50 mutual aid groups\n🔹4.4k+ individuals have applied to contribute to the organization\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"👁Who are we looking for?"},{"attributes":{"header":1},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"FightPandemics collective is looking for problem solvers, community organizers, makers, designers, creators, artists, web3 engineers, token engineers, game developers, documenters, game theory experts, educators and "},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"anyone who believes that could contribute to the creation of an altruistic platform"},{"insert":" #ForCommunitiesByCommunities. Apply here: "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://apply.workable.com/fightpandemics/"},"insert":"https://apply.workable.com/fightpandemics/"},{"insert":".\n\n"},{"attributes":{"bold":true},"insert":"🔜What's next for FightPandemics?"},{"attributes":{"header":1},"insert":"\n"},{"insert":"We want to create a sustainable organization with a decentralized infrastructure in order to minimize the single points of failure that we currently have. \n🔹We are starting to experiment with IPFS and Arweave.\n🔹We need to migrate our centralized DBs to solutions like BigchainDB or OrbitDB.\n🔹The Silkey.io team decided to join us in our effort and they will be building and Auth integration using tools like 3box, ceramic and others ("},{"attributes":{"link":"https://youtu.be/YO4rpkVXL7E"},"insert":"https://youtu.be/YO4rpkVXL7E"},{"insert":")\n🔹Aggregate DAO fameworks so mutual aid groups and other communities can better manage.\n🔹Aggregate voting modules.\n🔹Develop a governance model for the organization building the platform.\n\nOur Last All-Hands Meeting is here: "},{"attributes":{"link":"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fmBvVjYBLI"},"insert":"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fmBvVjYBLI"},{"insert":"\n"}]}

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