Plan C: Makers Combating Covid-19

Comprehensive coverage of the community response to the Covid-19 crisis.

PLAN C LIVE: Re-Opening Makerspaces in Libraries

PLAN C LIVE: Re-Opening Makerspaces in Libraries

As the process of re-opening offices and stores in local communities continues, libraries and library makerspaces are beginning to re-open as well. This week’s Plan C Live program looks at the challenges and strategies for libraries in reopening thier makerspaces to the public. We hear from libraries around the US on what the last 90 […]

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Plan C Live: The Keys To Re-Opening Makerspaces

Plan C Live: The Keys To Re-Opening Makerspaces

As the process of re-opening offices and stores in local communities, makerspaces are beginning to re-open as well. This week’s Plan C Live program looks at the challenges and strategies for re-opening community makerspaces to members and the public. Certainly, new safety protocols are needed but is it also time to reconsider how and what […]

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Plan C Live: Fix It Yourself – Repair in a Pandemic

Plan C Live: Fix It Yourself – Repair in a Pandemic

This week’s Plan C Live program looks at how more people are fixing things themselves or with help from others. The pandemic (and accompanying recession) has increased the need to be able to repair household items and replace components or upgrade devices. The Internet, of course, has a wealth of how-to information on how to […]

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Plan C Live: Maker Response to Covid-19 in France

Plan C Live: Maker Response to Covid-19 in France

Join Mike Senese, executive editor of Make: Magazine and Alexandre Rousselet, coordinator of regional FabLabs across France, to talk with some of the central activators, innovators, and organizers of the open source and maker response to COVID-19 in France. Registration link: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DPjZA1sKQlaYjhXdLQobhw Time: Jun 11, 2020 09:30 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada) Or you […]

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Plan C Live: GetUsPPE.Org and FindtheMasks.com

Plan C Live: GetUsPPE.Org and FindtheMasks.com

In solidarity with the Black community and with respect for and in light of the murders of countless African-Americans including George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade, Sean Reed, and Ahmaud Arbery, Nation of Makers and Make: Community are participating in The Show Must Be Paused on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 as a part of #BlackoutTuesday. As such, […]

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PLAN C LIVE: The PRINTtoPROTECT Coalition of California’s Central Valley

PLAN C LIVE: The PRINTtoPROTECT Coalition of California’s Central Valley

Date: May 28 at 4pm PT / 7pm ET Register join the live Zoom session. You can also just tune into our youtube channel to watch the panel live when it happens. This week’s Plan C Live program features PRINTtoPROTECT, a grassroots effort of local makers working with community partners across California’s Central Valley to […]

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Plan C: An Asylum Saves Us

Plan C: An Asylum Saves Us

In such a crazy time, a place that calls itself an Asylum seems normal, and more productive and purposeful than most places in responding to shortages of medical supplies due to Covid-19. Here are people who think of themselves as creatives and makers, but they are usually seen as a bit crazy. In the madness […]

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