Public Media Collaborative: Social Media for Social Action, April 15

Are you interested in using your tech, social media, and/or journalism/communications skills to create positive social change? Would you like to be involved with an interesting and diverse group of people in the Bay area, all committed to sharing knowledge and making good things happen?

The Public Media Collaborative is a new group started by some local bloggers, journalists, encironmental justice activists, techies, community organizers, video bloggers and other folks. We meet monthly to share information about projects, hear guest speakers. and plan training and knowledge sharing programs.

Our Facebook group is at http://snurl.com/fx4nx, and our wiki is at http://snurl.com/fx4pi.
If you’re interested, check them out and get involved.

Right now, we’re organizing and seeing people to help teach and organize for the following events:
April 25/26: Engageher.org women’s leadership event in Berkeley; need people to work with us on teaching building a brand with social media, using twitter, planning a social media strategy and getting started with Facebook

May 1, Journalism Innovations event,
McLaren Hall, University of San Francisco: PMC will be offering a set of workshops and free consultations on using social media, with a focus on serving non-profits and community organizations. Topics for the session will include Planning a social media strategy, using twitter, and organizing online with social media tools.
(Sign uo to volunteer here http://snurl.com/fx57j

We will also be planning a mid-July day of training focused on serving small non-profits, community organizations, community activists. Join our committees to help plan this event, create something we can replicate. Click here to go there. http://snurl.com/fx5g5

The next PMC meeting is at Tech Soup Global on April 15th at 7 PM. Light refreshments will be served, You can RSVP at Upcoming (http://snurl.com/frnp8) or Facebook (http://snurl.com/fx5m5).

(TSG Global is at 525 Brannan Street, SF, 3rd floor.)
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