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The UC-IMC is made up of different working groups, which:
Each active Working Group appoints one "spoke" (spokesperson) to attend the monthly UC-IMC Steering group meeting.
Regular Working Groups:
This group is made up of everyone who is a member of the IMC. The General Membership is responsible for setting the general direction of the IMC and is the only group that can change the UC-IMC's governing structure document. Anyone can become an IMC member -- visit the the membership page or IMC for details.
Meetings: Bi-annually, on the 1st Saturday afternoon of April and the 1st Thursday Evening of October.
E-mail list: email@example.com
To join the E-mail list: http://lists.chambana.net/cgi-bin/listinfo/imc
This is the group charged with the regular planning and decision making that affects all IMC working groups, including space decisions. Each working group appoints two members to the steering group, but participation and attendance is open to everyone.
Meetings: First Thursday of the month, 8-9pm @ IMC
UC Books to Prisoners accepts book request letters from Illinois inmates, finds books that meet their needs, and sends them out with a personalized letter. They also have created, stocked, and now staff the Champaign County Jail libraries.
Meetings: Work Meetings Tuesdays, 7-9pm; Thursdays, 2-4pm; Saturdays, 2-4pm. Staff Meetings 2nd Saturday of the month at noon.
E-mail list: firstname.lastname@example.org
To join the e-mail list: http://lists.chambana.net/cgi-bin/listinfo/bookstoprisoners
Foundations is the IMC's dynamic, collaborative fundraising & outreach group. Foundations works on fundraising appeals, grants, outreach initatives, public events, and other projects. The group is coordinated by the Development Adviser.
Meetings: Every Monday at 7:30 PM @ the IMC
To participate: Contact email@example.com
Handles accounting and takes care of fundraising activities, including policies, soliciting funders, grant-writing, fiscal sponsorships, and overseeing retail sales of books, periodicals, supplies, arts and crafts.
Meetings: Every Thursday at 4:30 PM @ the IMC
E-mail list: firstname.lastname@example.org
To join the e-mail list: http://lists.chambana.net/cgi-bin/listinfo/imc-space
Responsible for building and maintaining the IMC's progressive library project and archive of media materials; including a renowned zine collection.
Meetings: 2nd & 4th Saturday of each month, 1pm-4pm.
E-mail list: email@example.com
To join the e-mail list: http://lists.chambana.net/cgi-bin/listinfo/imc-librarians
This group assembles the IMC's monthly newspaper the public i.
Meetings: Thursdays 5:30 PM @ IMC.
E-mail list: firstname.lastname@example.org
To join the e-mail list: http://lists.chambana.net/cgi-bin/listinfo/imc-print
Description: Coordinates booking of bands and shows for IMC performances and handles temporary performance space rentals. Trains members in lighting and sound.
Meetings: Every Thursday at 7:00 pm
E-mail list: email@example.com
To join the e-mail list: http://lists.chambana.net/cgi-bin/listinfo/imc-shows
Chambana.net Tech maintains the technology infrastructure at the UC-IMC, including the hosting of the UC-IMC website and some working group websites, mail and listservs, database servers, and the wired and wireless networks on site.
Meetings: Every 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 6:00pm in the main space
E-mail list: firstname.lastname@example.org
To join the e-mail list: http://lists.chambana.net/cgi-bin/listinfo/imc-tech
WRFU-LP, 104.5 FM is an IMC-affliated and fiscally sponsored working group that operates a low-power public access community radio station located at the IMC. WRFU's programming features an eclectic mix of talk and music chosen by volunteer members of WRFU. Each radio show is run by a collective.
Meetings: 1st Tuesday (8:00pm) and 3rd Saturday (1:00pm) of each month.
E-mail list: email@example.com
To join e-mail list: http://lists.chambana.net/cgi-bin/listinfo/rfu
Ad Hoc Working Groups:
The Artists Collective manages a studio work space for artists and offers public workshops on ceramics, mosaic, painting, wood crafts, and more. The group also allows IMC artists to display and sell their work at the IMC.
Meetings: Ad hoc.
E-mail list: firstname.lastname@example.org
To join the E-mail list: http://lists.chambana.net/cgi-bin/listinfo/imc-artists
Meetings: Ad hoc.
E-mail list: email@example.com
To join the e-mail list: http://lists.chambana.net/cgi-bin/listinfo/community
Production has produced short and long-form video, IMC Radio News, and sponsored programming onto public-access TV. The IMC Production Group manages the recording and editing facilities in the IMC Production Room and offers training and educational workshops on multimedia production and open-source media software.
Meetings: Ad hoc.
E-mail list: firstname.lastname@example.org
To join the e-mail list: http://lists.chambana.net/cgi-bin/listinfo/imc-production
Web is responsible for the design, content, moderation, and updating of the IMC website. This group needs individuals with experience or interest in web editing and development.
Meetings: Ad hoc.
E-mail list: IMC-Web@lists.chambana.net
To join the e-mail list: http://lists.chambana.net/cgi-bin/listinfo/imc-web