Register – The Essentials of Twitter for Nonprofits and Communicators

Have you started tweeting? Do you know where to start? Twitter is a powerful online tool that can help your organization promote events, raise funds and design programming by discovering and engaging in conversations about your issues. This class will help the beginner and intermediate social media communicators easily fold Twitter into their daily workflows and their organization’s communication plans.

When: Thursday, Sept. 10
Time: 9am – Noon
Where: Columbia College Chicago
Address: 33 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL Rm 509
Cost: $95 for nonprofits/ $142.50 forprofits
Trainers: Susy Schultz and Deontae Moore

Materials to Bring:
Smartphone or Tablet (with the Twitter app on it)
Laptop

**Please Note: We recommend that you already have a Twitter account. Even if you have not tweeted, please have an account set up before registration. We ask that you list your Twitter handle and the amount of followers you have during registration.

Register for a spot in our Twitter training here.

Spotting and Avoiding Scams in Our Communities

Community Media Workshop recently hosted a news briefing for ethnic media organizations on spotting and avoiding scams in our communities in partnership with New America Media and the Federal Trade Commission.

Consumer fraud is an enormous problem in our communities nation-wide, one that is particularly harmful for and prevalent in communities of recent immigrants.

A round table discussion followed introductory remarks by the panelists. Afterward, journalists had the opportunity to meet with and interview the panelists and over a dozen community organizations and advocacy groups. We look forward to seeing their coverage of this critical issue.

Read more about the event, access our source list and read an article about the event here.

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