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Saturday, March 23 • 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Evangelizing Online Organizing Within Your Organization

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Is your organization resistant to building an online program? Have you suggested delving into online organizing only to be met with a chorus “Our members aren’t on Facebook,” or “Our folks don’t use email?” Then you’re in good company! Pretty much every organization that uses the internet as a tool for organizing low income communities of color had to overcome the myth of the digital divide at some point. Join experienced organizers for a spirited panel discussion. One part strategy session, one part group therapy; if your ushering the internet age into your organization, than this is the training for you.


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avatar for Gregory Basta

Gregory Basta

New York Communities for Change
Greg Basta is the Deputy Director of New York Communities for Change – an organization of low income families with over 40,000 members fighting for social and economic justice throughout New York State. He’s also the Staff Director for the Home Defenders’ League – a coalition... Read More →
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Jessica Shearer

Consultant & Strategist
Jessica Shearer is a consultant and strategist.  Previously, Jessica was the Executive Director of the Healthcare Education Project at 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East. She has run successful legislative and electoral campaigns from East Harlem to Bogotá, Colombia. She... Read More →


Saturday March 23, 2013 3:30pm - 4:45pm
Classroom C

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