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Friday, April 17

12:00pm EDT

Recognizing Disinformation Online and Fighting Back
Disinformation is particularly dangerous on social media. Learn how to identify disinformation, where it comes from, and what steps we can take to address this crisis. Activist responses to false posts often accidentally elevate the initial deception — so let's talk about the right ways to respond to disinformation when we see it.

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Shireen Mitchell

Founder, Stop Online Violence Against Women
Shireen founded Digital Sisters/Sistas Inc. the first organization to focus on women and girls of color in tech and online access. She created the first women of color web multimedia management firm (MHG). In addition, she founded Stop Online Violence Against Women (SOVAW) a project... Read More →

Friday April 17, 2020 12:00pm - 12:45pm EDT

1:00pm EDT

Twitter for Absolute Beginners
Never Tweeted before? Whether you don’t even have an account — or set one up but never figured out how to use it — this session is for you. What is a hashtag anyway? Find out!

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Asher Huey

Senior Associate, Communication, American Federation of Teachers
Asher Huey is the assistant director on the digital team at the American Federation of Teachers. He runs the social media and much of the online organizing for the union. Past projects have included various state and federal elections, running campaigns for numerous labor clients... Read More →

Friday April 17, 2020 1:00pm - 1:45pm EDT

3:00pm EDT

Streaming on Facebook Live
Facebook wants you to livestream your rallies and events-- your pages' fans want you to do it too! Now with COVID it is more important than ever to be able to livestream well so that people can follow actions when they cannot attend in person. We'll talk about how to go live and the top tricks to make your live stream get broadcast far and wide.


Dwayne Gladden

Dwayne Gladden, Producer Real News Network
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Ericka Persson

Organizing 2.0
Ericka started working with Working Families in September, but has been working in progressive politics as a vet of the Bernie Sander for President and Zephyr Teachout for Gov. or NY campaigns. At the Working Families Party, she serve as full-time staff on the national digital communications... Read More →

Friday April 17, 2020 3:00pm - 3:45pm EDT
Saturday, April 18

2:00pm EDT

Instagram: Do You Need It and What Should You Do With It?
Want to reach young people? You probably need Instagram. Find out if the social media platform is a fit for your organizing needs and how to develop meaninful Instagram content that can be used to mobilize and reach new audiences you won't find elsewhere. Yes, even if you can't do graphic design.

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Robert Cabrera

Digital Organizer, Make the Road NV
Robert Cabrera was born and raised in Las Vegas, NV and has been working in the graphic design field for several years with clients in Southern Nevada, California, and Arizona. He has a passion for visual storytelling through any media and is excited to be able to share our members... Read More →
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Elana Levin

Co-Founder, Organizing 2.0
For almost 15 years Elana has taught digital strategy in the labor movement. Seeing the need for a digital skills training conference for labor unions and community organizations Elana co-founded Organizing 2.0 a decade ago. She now serves as Program Director for New Media Mentors... Read More →

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

4:00pm EDT

Intro to TikTok
Are you "too old" for TikTok? The video social media app is known for being popular among teenagers, but with over one billion global downloads, the platform isn't just used by young people. Despite its controversies, it's only growing in popularity. TikTok won't be going away anytime soon. In this session you'll learn about TikTok, why you or your organization should use it, and how to us it effectively. We'll analyze real examples to show basic do's and don'ts. If you've been curious, confused, and/or overwhelmed by the app, this webinar is for you!


Wagatwe Wanjuki

Wagatwe Wanjuki is a writer and digital strategist with over a decade of experience in using social media for progressive causes. Best known for her campus antirape work, her award-winning online activism has received international attention for challenging harmful narratives and... Read More →

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

4:00pm EDT

The Importance of Posting to Facebook Every Day — and How Curation Can Help
Content curation is a crucial part of growing your Facebook page and engaging your followers, which in turn will help further your cause. Yet, some organizations don’t know how to do it, don’t do it nearly enough, or even know where to start. By the end of this session, organizations will learn the importance of content curation from outside sources, how to find quality content online that increases engagement, and how to create a strategic posting schedule with Facebook’s tools. They’ll also learn strategies for messaging when sharing curated content that compliments their page.

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Stephanie Duchneskie

Curation Manager, ActionSprout
Stephanie Duchneskie is a curation manager at ActionSprout, a company committed to helping organizations grow their Facebook presence for the common good. In addition to scouring the internet for content to share with users of ActionSprout, she also helps organizations with digital... Read More →
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Lorelai Allrich

founder & director, fosterspace
With over 10 years of experience in nonprofits in animal welfare and youth empowerment, I launched a new nonprofit initiative, fosterspace. We are a 501(c)3 here to disrupt the current status quo of foster in animal rescue. With our new platform, we aim to be the number one source... Read More →

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