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Wed, Apr 14, 2010
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Career Night: Online Organizing and Online Organizers

Looking for work? Thinking about expanding your skill set? Interested in a career change? Then you should come to this event.
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Online fundraising. Online organizing. Online politics. New Media. Who actually does this work? Many of us use the catch-all description ‘online organizer.’ And many of you would like to join our ranks, or learn more about advancing. This is your chance.

Our speakers, professional online organizers with from different parts of the nonprofit and political worlds, will talk about how they entered the field, recent and upcoming changes, advice for young ‘uns and aspiring career changers, and the sub-specialties you might want to become familiar with.

Featuring:

Daniel Atwood, Director of Online Strategy for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America (IAVA)
Elana Levin
, Communications Director for the Writers Guild of America, East
Tate Hausman, Studio Guild and Dot Organize
Rebekah Spicuglia, Program Director for the Women’s Media Center
Errol King, Director of Web Services for SEIU 1199
Charles Lenchner, Program Manager – New Media/Labor, New Organizing Institute
Benjamin Yee, Manhattan Young Democrats

Join Organizing 2.0 and GrassrootsCamp to hear senior online organizers in New York City discuss their career paths and offer advice. We will also hand out resources for free and low cost training and networks for job seekers. Co-sponsored by Manhattan Young Democrats and New Kings Democrats.

We’ll start the event at 6:00pm promptly, with networking/shmoozing time after the formal panel.

Event Location

Green Spaces NY
394 Broadway, 5th floor
New York, NY 10013

Directions

1 Block from -Canal St. [N, Q, R, W] 2 Blocks from - Canal St. [6, J, M, Z] 2 Aves from - Franklin St. [1], Canal St [A, C, E]



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