Digital Evangelist: Using Mobile Messaging for Civic Engagement
Posted on October 30, 2013 by Lauren Wilson, Digital Media Field Manager
Last July when I was charged with training NAACP members in digital media, I thought—here is a great opportunity for me to share my love for digital media with the NAACP family. With that challenge in mind, I aim to teach folks about mobile, social media and everything in between. My weekly blog will update you on my trainings; and give you info about how to sign up and equip yourself with the tools you need to disseminate your message well for your NAACP branch or chapter.
This week’s webinar is about using mobile messaging to help people get prepared to vote and to register to vote. Mobile messaging is the most important tool that I cover. We engage folks on mobile because everyone has a phone, whereas not everyone has access to a computer or to the internet. It is also a great tool for those branches who are in districts that have elections coming up – you can use mobile messaging to notify people about early voting and election day reminders, and to complement your civic engagement strategy Want to know more? Register and join me for the webinar this Thursday at 9:00pm Eastern Time.
After you finish the webinar, please take a moment to fill out the Weekly Webinar Survey. Is there a topic you are interested in that is not being covered? Let me know. Look forward to seeing you online this Thursday and beyond!
The “NAACP Digital Evangelist” spreads the gospel of digital media throughout the NAACP. Every week, she explores a different digital media topic teaching units how to use digital media tools to better organize and amplify their branch or chapter work. The weekly webinars occur every Thursday evening at 9:15pm Eastern Standard Time (unless otherwise stated).