[sf-lug] Fwd: help moving the Linux lab

jim stockford jim at well.com
Mon Aug 13 18:21:33 PDT 2007

Request for muscle in the cause of Linux.
This in San Francisco on Geary at Scott.

> hi
> We will be moving the Linux lab this weekend from its temporary 
> storage home to its new home this Saturday.  Unfortunately, I don't 
> have exact times for the move, as the principal was out sick today.  
> But this would be a great opportunity to help this school provide 
> basic computing skills to some truly deserving, hard-working, yet 
> under-privileged kids.  The standardized test scores were recently 
> released for last year's testing, and this public middle school ended 
> up ranking very high, probably first or second, despite the fact that 
> 1) the school deliberately recruits from underperforming kids; and 2) 
> 75% of the kids come from households below federal poverty 
> guidelines. 
> We recently received 30 chubby terminals from the Alameda County 
> Computer Resource Center, which will help speed up our lab's 
> performance, thus nicely displaying the power and stability of FOSS. 
> I am estimating that we will be working between 10:30 am and 5 pm.  As 
> most of you know, the school is located at 1430 Scott Street, on the 
> southeastern corner of Geary and Scott. 
> Thanks either way for considering this request!
> Christian Einfeldt

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