Oslo: Training of Trainers for Minority Women

Training Material Links Slide Presentations What is Digital Activism? (online, PDF, PPT) Digital Activism Strategy (online, PDF, PPT) Training Digital Activism (online, PDF) Hand-outs Participants’ Workshop Agenda (PDF, DOC) Annotated Workshop Agenda (DOC) Worksheet: Guide to the Best Digital Activism Tools (PDF, DOC) Worksheet: Basic Digital Activism Strategic Planning Guide (PDF, DOC) Evaluation Sheet (PDF) .

Oslo Training: Digital Activism Full-Day Workshop

Today I gave a full-day digital activism workshop to a group of activists from immigrant groups around Norway. It began with a basic introduction to digital activism and tools: and then moved on to strategic principles: The final activity had participants create basic digital activism strategies related to causes they care about: My materials are below and free for download…

Oslo Keynote: How to Use Social Media to Combat Extremism

. Last summer Norway suffered a terror attack that struck at the heart of multiculturalism. Today I gave a keynote address at the annual conference of the Contact Committee for Immigrants and the Authorities (KIM) and decided to use that opportunity to discuss ways in which social media can be used to fight back against extremism and intolerance (slides below). …

Keynote at Ciudadano 3.0

. This past week I went to Mexico City to give a keynote address at Ciudadano 3.0 (Citizen 3.0), a summit on online political marketing organized by the Mexican Internet Association.  I went a little off topic, talking about the growing trend in mass movements around the world (see below).  The summit was in anticipation of Mexico’s presidential elections in…

Digital Advocacy: Frameworks for Evaluation

These are slides and an evaluation matrix that I prepared for the Open Society Foundations’ Public Health Program to help them think about evaluating the media use of their grantees. Click the image below to download a PDF of the evaluation matrix, which was used as a hand-out. The crawl-walk-run framework is borrowed from Beth Kanter.

Trends in Nonprofit Website Design

I’ve recently been doing some research on nonprofit website trends for the Open Society Foundations’ Health Media Initiative and I thought I’d share them here: The Human Face: We engage with causes because we care about our fellow human beings. The face reminds us of that human element of the cause and reminds us to care.  The anti-poverty organization ActionAid…