Online fundraising. Online organizing. Online politics. New Media. Who actually does this work? Many of us use the catch-all description ‘online organizer.’ And many of you would like to join our ranks, or learn more about advancing. This is your chance.
Our speakers, professional online organizers with from different parts of the nonprofit and political worlds, will talk about how they entered the field, recent and upcoming changes, advice for young ‘uns and aspiring career changers, and the sub-specialties you might want to become familiar with.
Daniel Atwood, Director of Online Strategy for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)
Elana Levin, Communications Director for the Writers Guild of America, East
Tate Hausman, Studio Guild and Dot Organize
Rebekah Spicuglia, Program Director for the Women’s Media Center
Errol King, Director of Web Services for SEIU 1199
Charles Lenchner, Program Manager – New Media/Labor, New Organizing Institute
Join Organizing 2.0 and GrassrootsCamp to hear senior online organizers in New York City discuss their career paths and offer advice. We will also hand out resources for free and low cost training and networks for job seekers.
We’ll start the event at 6:00pm promptly, with networking/shmoozing time after the formal panel.
This is a joint project of GrassrootsCamp and Organizing 2.0.
When: April 14, 6-8pm
Where: Green Spaces NY, 394 Broadway, 5th floor
Cost: Free, donations will be solicited to pay to pay for expenses