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Social Media Bootcamp (SMB): Registration Closed

Feb. 27, March 6 and March 20

A series of three half-day trainings

Are you struggling to create a social media strategy or vision for your organization? In this intermediate, three-day training, you will have ample time to dig into your social media strategy and engagement. You will leave with a concrete online communications plan and social media policy for your organization. This hands-on training bootcamp is designed for communications staff looking to learn the essential tools and tactics necessary to advance their organization’s social media efforts.

Registration is full. Contact Maggie Walker if interested in being added to the wait list.

Tickets now available for the Studs Terkel Community Media Awards!

Buy your tickets to the awards or submit your sponsorship pledge today.

Great journalism holds up democracy.

It’s really that simple, that complex.

The Studs Terkel Community Media Awards honors journalists, who through their work and their caring have changed people’s lives.

We recognize not only those names you know, but amazing journalists you may not yet know.

Help us to keep doing this. Sponsor the awards today. Sponsor us at a higher level than you did last year. Give us a little bit more this year, to help us do a little bit more next year. We can’t do it without you.

And please join us on March 12th for a wonderful celebration.

Click here to get your tickets today. You can do so online, or mail donations to the Community Media Workshop, 600 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60605.

Thank you so much.





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