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Cypurr Collective

Our Mission: To educate the public on cybersecurity in an accessible and hollistic way with fun cats. Our work aims to resist systemic oppressions through community self-defense.

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Friskies

We're eating tonight! A dollar per month pledge helps us out, plus, you'll get a complimentary card/sticker, a special cypurr Camera sticker-cover ... Read more

$1 USD / month

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Waruva

Prrrrr....thank you! In addition to all the other Friskies' tier prizes, you'll get a Special Cypurr T-Shirt!

$5 USD / month

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Raws

...*big cat eyes*...THANK YOU! In addition to the other tier prizes, we'll thank you a lot on social media, plus a Cypurr Faraday Fanny Pack!

$10 USD / month

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Events

Cypurr Collective is hosting the following events.

Past event
12:00 AM UTC
Bring back cypurr socials, a night of games and discussion and cats!

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Past event
07:00 PM UTC
Recap the weirdness of 2020 with your Cypurr Friends (rsvp in description)
Past event
07:00 PM UTC
Holidaze are here again! Looking for some techy gifts but concerned about privacy? Join us as we ...Read more
Past event
06:00 PM UTC
Our most SPOOOOKKYY workshop yet! Come with your own spooky tech story to share with the group!
Past event
06:00 PM UTC
We'll be on the BPL Zoom on this day, doing one of our classic Cypurr cybersecurity discussions, ...Read more
Past event
11:00 PM UTC
A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Mast...Read more

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Past event
07:00 PM UTC
Nowadays there are special programs called password managers that make it easy to generate and st...Read more
Past event
06:00 PM UTC
Tea and talk, focusing on feminist solutions to cybersecurity issues
Past event
07:00 PM UTC
For this month’s Cypurr Session, we’ll be focusing on cybersecurity , talking about ways that yo...Read more
Past event
06:00 PM UTC
Tea and talk, focusing on feminist solutions to cybersecurity issues
Past event
12:00 AM UTC
Ever wonder what happens when corporate tech mixes with State priorites? This ain't Palantir, thi...Read more
Past event
07:00 PM UTC
Crazy New Year's Eve? Come talk tech detox w/ the Cypur Cats!
Past event
06:00 PM UTC
Tea and talk, focusing on feminist solutions to cybersecurity issues
Past event
12:00 AM UTC
XMAS comes a early....by a few centuries!

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Past event
07:00 PM UTC
Come reminisce the techy 2010s with the Cypurr Collective!
Past event
06:00 PM UTC
Our monthly tea and talk at Bluestockings Bookstore
Past event
06:00 PM UTC
Our monthly CryptoParty at the Brooklyn Public Library!
Past event
11:00 PM UTC
Our monthly tech movie night at BabyCastles!

Top financial contributors

Individuals

1
Grey Cohen

$1,320 USD since Jul 2019

2
Nicholas DiBari

$375 USD since Jan 2020

3
Incognito

$340 USD since Apr 2021

4
Incognito

$320 USD since Jan 2020

5
nash

$120 USD since Sep 2021

6
Isadora

$90 USD since Nov 2021

7
Dustin Reyes

$70 USD since Apr 2020

8
Incognito

$70 USD since Jan 2021

9
noam sauer-utley

$40 USD since May 2022

10
Guest

$25 USD since Dec 2020

11
Deidre Holtsclaw

$20 USD since Mar 2021

12
Guest

$16 USD since May 2021

13
Lacey Kasten

$15 USD since Feb 2021

14
Lauren Gardner

$15 USD since May 2022

15
Jan Descartes

$12.5 USD since Jul 2020

Organizations

1
Pop Gym

$999 USD since Dec 2019

2
LaBac

$102 USD since Aug 2020

3
Benevity

$60 USD since Mar 2021

Cypurr Collective is all of us

Our contributors 23

Thank you for supporting Cypurr Collective.

Grey Cohen

Admin

$1,320 USD

Rory Mir

Admin
meow :3

Pop Gym

$999 USD

incognito

$340 USD

incognito

Raws

$320 USD

I love the work they do, and I owe them some $$$

nash

Raws

$120 USD

LaBac

waruva

$102 USD

FIGHT DYSTOPIA! ʕっ•ᴥ•ʔっ

Isadora

Raws

$90 USD

Incognito

Raws

$70 USD

Benevity

$60 USD

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Transparent and open finances.

Monthly financial contribution to Cypurr Collective (Raws)

Credit from nash to Cypurr Collective

+$10.00USD
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Monthly financial contribution to Cypurr Collective (Raws)

Credit from noam sauer-utley to Cypurr Collective

+$10.00USD
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Monthly financial contribution to Cypurr Collective (Raws)

Credit from Isadora to Cypurr Collective

+$10.00USD
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Today’s balance

$2,808.55 USD

Total raised

$3,600.01 USD

Total disbursed

$791.46 USD

Estimated annual budget

$1,694.69 USD

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News from Cypurr Collective

Updates on our activities and progress.

Been a while

Cypurr 2021 No, it's not a cyberpunk video game... ...it's us in the coming year! I know we've been mainly quiet on here for the past year, i guess w needed a break! But we're coming back this year with a whole schedule ful...
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Published on December 30, 2020 by Grey Cohen

Hello W0rld!

Hey ALL!We're new here on Open Collective, and just want to say hey! We're a bunch of cybersecurity and/or cat enthusiasts who enjoy organizing educational and/or social events around Cybersecurity. We take a Holistic approach to cyberse...
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Published on September 17, 2019 by Grey Cohen

About


The CyPurr Collective is a group of some tech-minded folks who are very jazzed about cybersecurity, cats, and helping folks out with their digital dilemmas. We offer workshops for activists, journalists, educators, and everyday folks who want to up their encryption game.

As of now, we have 4 regular events every month:

  • Cypurr Sessions @ the Brooklyn Public Library (cryptoparty)
  • Securitea @ Bluestockings Bookstore (group discussion)
  • Cypurr Social @ Baby Castles (Movie Night)
  • Cypurr Open Meeting

We have been around for a couple years, and are hoping to grow, so that we can help more and more folks with our mission. With have plans to do some cool stuff, and bigger and better things, but we need your help to do it! Become a subscriber and help us get cybersecurity education out to as many people as we can!

Our team

Rory Mir

Admin
meow :3