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Friday, April 17

3:00pm EDT

Online Petitions that Aren't BS
Online petitions might be ubiquitous but they can still be a great tactic — if you use them correctly. Come share and learn best practices for writing petitions, landing pages, and deliveries.

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Mikey Franklin

Mikey Franklin started organizing when he walked out of his primary school to protest the Iraq War, and hasn’t stopped since. He has worked for nonprofits, electoral campaigns, and trade unions in the UK and US, and now works to help connect progressive organizations around the... Read More →

Friday April 17, 2020 3:00pm - 3:45pm EDT

4:00pm EDT

Digital Toolkits for Rapid Response Events & Activism
As digital strategists we're constantly responding to endless threats to our communities and democracy. How do we build digital capacity with our partners while ensuring that our messaging and communications spread far and wide? Learn about best practices in creating rapid response digital kits/guides for your campaigns and organizations. Digital kits/guides are essential components in any campaign and event production. They assist in expanding the digital footprint/brand. We'll share best practices, tools, templates and sample kits for you to use in your campaigns.

Find the deck with ALL THE LINKS here: https://bit.ly/org20_digitaltoolkits


Megan E Jackson

Megan E Jackson (she/her) is an Account Executive for M+R's digital organizing team, and prior to that, she was the Center of Popular Democracy's Manager of Digital and Data Strategy. She specializes in streamlining organization's online to offline pipelines and increasing organizing... Read More →

Chrissy Etienne

Chrissy M. Etienne (they/them) is a Kairos fellow and the Digital Strategist with Equality Federation. For the last ten years, Chrissy has been an organizer in New York City, where amongst other organizations, they’ve worked with the Audre Lorde Project as well Believe Out Loud... Read More →

Friday April 17, 2020 4:00pm - 4:45pm EDT
Saturday, April 18

2:00pm EDT

How to Get Your Team Hooked on New Tech
Progressive organizations need to leverage technology to boost their work and beat the powerful forces our movement is facing. But choosing and purchasing a new digital tool is just the beginning. Then the question becomes: how do I get my team to use it? This session will introduce participants to the lifecycle of technology adoption (from assessment and strategy setting to implementation) and take a deep dive on the staff training process. Participants will leave with concrete know-how, not only for training, but also for getting staff and volunteers hooked on new digital tools via an approach modeled on the addictive popular video game “Candy Crush.”

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Nico Esguerra

Digital and Communications Strategist, Red Cypress Consulting
Nico is a nonprofit management and communications specialist. At Red Cypress Consulting, he helps grassroots advocacy organizations with adopting new technology and leveraging digital tools to streamline their work in immigration and criminal justice reform. As such, he provides hands-on... Read More →
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Julien Burns

Principal, Red Cypress Consulting
Julien is a digital strategist and trainer who has been helping progressive nonprofits and campaigns develop winning digital infrastructure for nearly a decade. He founded Red Cypress Consulting in 2017 to apply the lessons, tools and strategies he has helped pioneer with some of... Read More →

Saturday April 18, 2020 2:00pm - 2:45pm EDT