[act-ma] 4/12 Training on using internet networking to win campaigns

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Fri Mar 21 11:07:32 PDT 2008

       Join us for a free training on Using the Internet and Networking
       to Win Your Campaigns

Dear Friend of Clean Water,

Don't miss this opportunity to receive free expert advice on catapulting
your campaigns into the web world. Sign-up today to ensure your seat's

     * *When:* Saturday, April 12, 2008
     * *Where:* Massachusetts Powershift Conference on the Boston
       University Charles River Campus,
     * *What:* Martin Kearns of Netcentric Campaigns and the Green Media
       Toolshed will be offering two sessions on Using the Internet and
       Networking to Win Your Campaigns.

         Session 1: 10:15-11:45

Building powerful social networks: The internet as an organizing tool

In this inspirational session participants will learn about organizing
and leading social change in the age of connectivity. Using examples
from network-centric advocacy, this session will highlight the strategy
shifts necessary for organizers to be successful in today's media
environment. This session will include examples of netcentric campaigns
and talk about emerging strategies for reaching and engaging audiences.
This session will also discuss approaches to organizing a fractured
movement, networking people, and strategizing to create change.

         Session 2: 1:00-2:30:

What's next? Using networks to win campaigns

This participatory session will focus on turning theory into practice.
The goal will be to identify resources and next steps for learning how
to use web tools for increasing the power and grassroots participation
in a campaign. This session will also introduce participants to a range
of Web 2.0 tools, including blogs, Really Simple Syndication (RSS),
podcasting, social bookmarking, mapping applications, popularity sites,
photo sharing sites, and mashups.

This event is free and open to the public.

To RSVP and get directions or for more information contact:
Danielle Connor - Clean Water Action
dconnor at cleanwater.org <mailto:dconnor at cleanwater.org>
617.338.8131 ext 205

This program is presented by Clean Water Action and the Boston
University Superfund Basic Research Program

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