Social Media = New Tools for Community Building, Organizing & Advocacy February 11, 2013. No Matter What The Issue, Relationships Are Part of the Solution. Marie Jobling, Director Community Living Campaign . Community Organizing is.
No Matter What The Issue, Relationships Are Part of the Solution
Marie Jobling, Director
Community Living Campaign
Community Organizing is... & Advocacy
The belief that a person affected by an issue has more power to create change by coming together than by acting alone.
Through community organizing, we empower ourselves, create long-term change, and shift the balance of power.
Regardless of the issue, relationships are part of the solution. And social media is all about relationships…
Elements of Organizing & Advocacy
Social media can help build relationships in new and powerful ways.
Social media is a set of very powerful “tools” that allow us to share information and mobilize for social change.
Don’t be Left Behind!
There is So Much More…
The number of social media users age 65 and older more than doubles each year. 1 in 4 people 65 and older are now part of a social networking site.
(Source: Anderson Analytics 2009)
Email is necessary to do most other things with social media.
Even if seniors cannot come to a meeting, they can still be involved through Skype
Key Steps In Organizing Media But
How Big Is the Digital Divide in SF?
COIT Reports and Plans On-line
What Have Other Communities Done
Look for Ideas and Allies
Who Makes Decisions About Funding and What Is the Timeline?
Watch YouTube – Search “OATS at City Hall”
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On-line Advocacy Day
So Now Let’s Try… Media But
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