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WJ: Engaging Your Whole Community: Principles and Practice to Influence Policy

When:  
Thursday, September 6, 2012 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM) Export to vCalendar
Where:   WJ Webex Room (Web conference)

NOTE: This event is managed by WebJunction. Please check their calendar (registration link above) for any changes to this event.

AmericaSpeaks is a U.S. nonprofit that wants to increase citizen engagement and participation in government decision-making by bringing together diverse participant groups to represent broader community interests. Learn how to create community engagement around library-led initiatives such as digital inclusion and gain facilitation skills to help build healthy, prosperous and cohesive communities. The presentation will provide examples of effective tactics for reaching even those who often do not participate because of limited access to and familiarity with new technologies.

Presented by: Steve Brigham, President, and David Stern, Director of Online Engagement, AmericaSpeaks

Type:   Program

Categories: Customer Service, Management Skills/Administration, Marketing, Public Relations

Tags: community, Government, digital inclusion, civic


This event is sponsored by Illinois State Library.

Event listed by: Chicago Public Library System, Dominican University, GSLIS, Continuing Prof Dev, Illinois Heartland Library System and Reaching Across Illinois Library System


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