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Friday, March 14 • 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Community Organizers Connect

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This session is a facilitated discussion for community organizers, builders, and advocates. Attend this session to meet-up with fellow community organizers and  discuss the struggles, challenges, and rewards of community organizing. In this audience-focused session, we discuss many of the challenges that community organizers face, including growing your community online and offline, the logistics of hosting events, creative formats for events, and more. Come prepared to discuss your successes and struggles with organizing your group! Let's use this opportunity create community and capacity around building communities.   

Takeaways: 1) Meet other community organizers; 2) Learn about innovative community organizing techniques; 3) Share ways to connect with other community organizers and organizer resources. 

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Kristin Antin

New Tactics in Human Rights Online Community Builder, Center for Victims of Torture
Kristin serves as the Online Community Builder for the New Tactics in Human Rights Project at the Center for Victims of Torture. Through the project’s interactive website, she works to disseminate New Tactics material and ideas to a large audience of human rights practitioners... Read More →
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Elijah van der Giessen

NetSquared Community Manager, TechSoup Global
Eli strives to be a connector - the interstitial tissue that holds the muscle of a community together. He's been a volunteer manager, an event organizer and a digital campaigner. Basically he'll take any gig that allows him to enable a group of passionate people to create things they... Read More →
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Bethany Lister

Bethany is the Community Program Manager at NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network, a membership organization which strives to help nonprofits use technology more effectively. She has the pleasure of working with NTEN’s in-person Nonprofit Tech Clubs, online Communities of Practice... Read More →

Friday March 14, 2014 3:30pm - 5:00pm EDT
Virginia A
  Tactics, Breakout

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