The Community and Alternative Media Illawarra project at the University of Wollongong will host a series of workshops on social media for advocacy and activism, open to the public.
11 May 2016, 1 – 5pm, University of Wollongong
The skills share and capacity building workshops are led by experts in Indigenous social media innovations
Program of workshops:
1pm: Using social media for advocacy and wellbeing. Dr Lynore Geia and Summer May Finlay share tips and strategies from their work on #IHMayDay and JustJustice
2.30pm: Using social media for activism. Luke Pearson shares tips and strategies from his work on IndigenousX
4pm: Web 2.0 for intercultural and antiracism work. Eugenie Flynn shares tips and strategies from her work on Black Thoughts Live Here
The workshops aim to:
- Share skills and discuss media strategies across Illawarra communities that experience racism in the media
- Build capacity in using social media for advocacy, activism and community wellbeing
- Foster intercultural interactions between Illawarra communities
- Showcase Indigenous leadership in social media innovation
There is no cost to participate in the workshops. Light refreshments will be served.
To participate in 1, 2 or all 3 workshops, please register online at: http://goo.gl/forms/xMqZikq9Kl
These workshops are presented in conjunction with the twitter day of action on Indigenous health and @IndigenousX. See: