Using Blogs and Social Media to Affect Social Change

How to use aspects of social media to spark social change.

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Learn how to use tools such as blogging and the ever-changing social media landscape to create and spark change locally and globally. You don't have to be a tech expert and you don't have to be famous to spark change. We will explore posts, video, blogging, and other forms of social media to match you and your message to the right platform.

Course sessions

    Wednesday June 21

    6:00PM - 7:00PM (North Ave classroom)

    Introduction to social media, blogging and the power of change.

    Wednesday June 28

    6:00PM - 7:00PM (North Ave classroom)

    Discussing the major social media platforms and their target audiences.

    Tuesday July 11

    6:00PM - 7:00PM (North Ave classroom)

    Blogging: what it is and what it can do

    Tuesday July 18

    6:00PM - 7:00PM (North Ave classroom)

    The power of live video.

    Tuesday July 25

    6:00PM - 7:00PM (North Ave classroom)

    Understanding hashtags.

    Tuesday August 1

    6:00PM - 7:00PM (North Ave classroom)

    Closing session: which platform works best for your message? Next steps for support.