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Friday, March 22 • 5:00pm - 6:15pm
How to Scare Companies and Influence People Online.

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As companies turn their attention to social media to increase their profits, those of us interested in defending the public good have new opportunities for holding them accountable.  Online petitions, Twitter, and Facebook have become staples of online organizing campaigns against corporations.  In this conversation, we will discuss examples of creative online actions that had a significant impact on elections, workers rights, and the environment.


Speakers
avatar for Asher Huey

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 →
avatar for Elana Levin

Elana Levin

Director of Strategy & Client Relations, Advomatic
Elana Levin is Director of Strategy and Client Relations for Advomatic, a web development firm working for awesome progressive clients like the AFT, Global Zero, GLAAD and the ACLU. She previously served as Communications Director of the Writers Guild of America, East where she helped... Read More →
avatar for Jess Morales

Jess Morales

Senior Digital Strategist, AFL-CIO
Rabblerousing senior digital strategist & community organizer who finds innovative ways to bridge the gap between online and on the ground organizing, dynamic and highly sought after trainer and speaker, advocate for women's rights in the workplace and building power for people of... Read More →


Friday March 22, 2013 5:00pm - 6:15pm
Main Hall B

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