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Webinar: GetUsPPE Maker Cohort PPE Grants for Gown Production - Shared screen with speaker view
Dorothy - Nation of Makers
13:31
Hi All - We’ll be opening the webinar shortly. Finishing up some backend details! Thank you for joining us!
Dorothy - Nation of Makers
19:15
Feel free to put your name, maker group name, and location here in the chat so we can say hello!
Kelsey Oliver
19:59
Hey all, this is Kelsey Oliver with COVID Mali (www.covidmali.org) in D.C. with the rest of our team based in Mali, West Africa
Kelsey Oliver
20:15
(Konstantin says hello Dorothy!)
Dorothy - Nation of Makers
20:28
Hi Kelsey (and Konstantin)! Thanks for joining us :-)
Jean-Etienne Lavallee
21:17
Hello! Etienne LaVallee ("Red Leader") coming from Richmond, Virginia! I'm the founder and operations leader for the Good Work Society's PPE Maker community engagement arm, "RVA MakeItThru Alliance"... We've organized ~100 maker volunteers and produced over 25,000 medical face shields for HCP's here in Virginia and North Carolina since we formed back in April. Very excited to be here with y'all!
Dorothy - Nation of Makers
22:03
Wow, what a great impact! Thank you for joining us Etienne!!
Jean-Etienne Lavallee
26:20
Definitely! Can't believe we started at only 10 of us... hahahahaha... But also been a wonderful way of connecting so many levels of our crafting and maker community to have a focus and purpose.
Dorothy - Nation of Makers
31:30
Wow, that is even more amazing to think it started with just 10 people! I agree, this has all been a great way to increase community, and sometimes with the most delightfully unexpected partnerships being formed. It is my hope that the positive relationships started during this time will persist post-pandemic.
Sam Haynor
32:07
Awesome, Kelsey! Thank you for your work, and such great points.
Sam Haynor
34:49
Thank you Jean-Etienne for your amazing work!
Dorothy - Nation of Makers
37:17
Churches can also be great - both for space and volunteers!
Kristy - Something Labs
48:08
That’s AAMI
Kelsey Oliver
52:58
This is super helpful sarah!!
Dorothy - Nation of Makers
53:44
Both Sarah and Sam are awesome!
Jean-Etienne Lavallee
53:45
Check with breweries too! We have three in the area that have let us use their empty beer-gardens as pop-up safe-assembly centers... and they often have staff eager to chip in who appreciate process-flow.
Kristy - Something Labs
54:18
That sounds like a great call!
Dorothy - Nation of Makers
54:32
Ooh, that’s a great resource, Etienne! (It would be lovely if they also gave free beer to volunteers (post-assembly, lol), but I digress….
Jean-Etienne Lavallee
54:57
;P Yeah... that's a benefit too...
Kristy - Something Labs
57:02
Careful and specific wording is very helpful
Dorothy - Nation of Makers
57:21
And specific wording is required by the FDA ;-)
Jean-Etienne Lavallee
57:29
Yay! Larkin was able to join...
Dorothy - Nation of Makers
57:49
Welcome, Larkin!
Larkin Garbee
58:21
Hi Dorothy! Sorry I was late— Etienne was soaking up all of the knowledge and making me jealous about not being on the call.
Dorothy - Nation of Makers
58:39
No worries at all! Grateful to have you both join us!
Jean-Etienne Lavallee
01:05:17
A good bluetooth speaker/chromecast on a TV so folks can easily take on "DJ duty" helps a lot... we've had everything from mid-century jazz to oldies to industrial mixed up and it helps sooooo much.
Dorothy - Nation of Makers
01:05:37
Such a great idea! Setting the mood is important!
Dorothy - Nation of Makers
01:08:18
A great reminder of why we’re all doing this important work, Sarah!
Sam Haynor
01:09:22
Sarah and Kristy both have really great data on how many people can make how many gowns in how many hours as you start brainstorming for your own operations!
Dorothy - Nation of Makers
01:09:42
<3
Dorothy - Nation of Makers
01:10:47
That’s an excellent point, Alice. All skill sets are needed and appreciated :-)
Jean-Etienne Lavallee
01:15:58
For maintaining volunteer contact-tracing logs, we setup a chromebook "kiosk" with a simple Google Form, that asked them to check-in with their: Name, email, phone, and temperature (using a no-contact thermometer at the kiosk)... Helps us capture new volunteers brought in by existing volunteers as well as having a good log of who is in the assembly center should a worst-case-scenario happen. Got that idea from one of our veteran volunteers.
Dorothy - Nation of Makers
01:16:25
Thanks for sharing the best practice, Etienne!
Sam Haynor
01:20:42
Just so people can click it, you can APPLY HERE: https://bit.ly/34dzNXJ
Sam Haynor
01:21:24
And learn more here: https://bit.ly/344OrjJ
sarah miller
01:23:56
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/15LN2LdpVNr3e97bzGu_QnCeH0d-MGcoZg0qh4-sERr4/edit
Dorothy - Nation of Makers
01:25:23
Woo hoo! Thank you, Sarah :-)
Kelsey Oliver
01:25:42
Thank you all for this info! Super helpful, especially the points on disposable versus non-disposable (disposable definitely the way to go on our end)
Larkin Garbee
01:26:48
THANK YOU!
Sabrina Merlo
01:26:57
THANK YOU all
Sabrina Merlo
01:27:07
Really amazing, pioneering work