[Discuss] Cards - Ready to print

Jeremy Canfield jeremy at codeforamerica.org
Mon Oct 17 14:50:53 PDT 2011

Hold off on printing for a day or two: we may need to switch the phone


On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 11:52 AM, Michelle Koeth <
michelle at codeforamerica.org> wrote:

> Hey everyone,
> The cards look good to me. I don't think we have any Chinese speaker
> resources on our end, so we'll go with the translation that you all have
> been able to come up with. If you could also have your Chinese programmer
> checkout the chinese copy on the website, and let us know if any of it
> should be changed, that would be great too.
> My outstanding to-do's include making an "About Us" page where I'll also
> put links to our discuss group, and to the Beehive article on why it is
> important to eat healthy. I feel like the main page is getting a bit busy
> now with text, so I'd like to use the About Us page to have these kinds of
> "extra" reference links and copy.
> It should be noted that our telephony platform, Tropo, is a development
> account. Therefore, with the rollout of the pilot, we may max out the "free"
> developer account limitations. This may result in service outages if too
> many people text the number at once. We can do a "wait and see" if this
> becomes a problem, and if so, upgrade to a production account - the pricing
> is listed here - https://www.tropo.com/pricing/, for our needs, it will be
> a flat $3 a month + 1 cent for every inbound and outbound message. Let me
> know what you all think about the anticipated demand, and whether we should
> upgrade. On my end, I'll send an email to our contact at Tropo and let him
> know our plans, and what his suggestion would be.
> Cheers
> Michelle
> On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 10:02 AM, Vakil Kuner <vakil.kuner at sfgov.org>wrote:
>> All,
>> I'm ready to print the cards.  They have been reviewed by my one Chinese
>> programmer and by the CalFresh staff.  Arthur is ready for a go - can I get
>> someone from CFA to weigh in?   If I hear this week we can launch in early
>> November.
>> My other action item was getting pantry locations from the SF Food Bank.
>>  They do not have pantries on their web site.  I spoke to the director of
>> programs and while he liked the idea, he thought many of the pantries are
>> overwhelmed now and would not appreciate more business.  He said he would
>> discuss it but since then there has been silence so I think their answer is
>> no.
>> Vakil
>> Vakil Kuner
>> Director / CIO -  Information Technology
>> Human Services Agency
>> 415-557-6010
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