Advocacy Rising In 2012: What this Means for your Organization?
From "Arab Spring" to rallies and movements bubbling up across the US, people around the world are organizing and demanding change. Whether your organization is local or national, with the right tools and techniques, you can tap into the rising tide of advocacy and make your voice heard.
This moderated discussion hosted Jeanette Russel of Salsa Labs and featuring Colin Delany founder editor of Epolitics.com and myself (Allyson Kapin) will explore how activists can harness this unprecedented energy to move policy while strengthening our organizations during this heated presidential election year.
When: January 19th from 4PM to 5:30PM.
Click Here to Register. It’s free.
Social Media Strategy Summit, Las Vegas
The Social Media Strategy Summit is packed with some great sessions where attendees will learn how to:
- Optimize your organization’s Facebook presence
- Utilize Twitter to communicate with customers
- Increase search engine optimization
- Use social media promotions to engage
- Leverage word of mouth marketing
- Engage brand loyalists and dissatisfied customers
- Take advantage of the many social media platforms
Care2’s Eric Rardin will be speaking on the panel “Cause Marketing and High Level Engagement” which will discuss how brands can leverage social networks and achieve high level engagement to grow their reputations and business.
Frogloop has a 15% discount code for nonprofits. The code is Mike15
When: February 7-9, 2012
This year marks the 6th anniversary of the Rootscamp “Unconference” where organizers set the agenda, share lessons learned and drive the conversation about best practices in organizing. This year’s RootsCamp will debrief and celebrate the tremendous work organizers did in 2011, regardless if they won or lost and start preparing for the work ahead of us in the progressive movement in 2012.
Session ideas that attendees have already posted range from “New Media Techniques in 2012” and a public narrative training around storytelling to build movements.
When: February 18-19
What nonprofits events coming up are you excited about?