Social: IRLHow Lawrence Habitat for Humanityuses social media to build capacity Lindsey Slater Community Outreach Coordinator @LindseySlater @LawrenceHabitat
Hired as Lawrence Habitat’s first-ever Community Outreach Coordinator in April 2012.Spent (almost) 5 years as a reporter, anchor and producer for 6NewsLawrence and the Lawrence Journal- World (before they broke up).BSJ from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism 2007
Seeking to put God’s love into action, Habitat for Humanity brings people together to build homes, communities and hope. We build in Douglas and Jefferson counties in Kansas. Lawrence Habitat selects deserving family partners to work with. Habitat builds homes with donated funds and volunteer labor. Homeowners make a down payment, monthly mortgage payments and pay taxes and utilities. Habitat provides a hand up, not a hand out.
Social Media At a Glance• Lawrence Habitat for Humanity – Facebook: 674 likes – Twitter: 1,345 followers• Women Build – Facebook: 309 likes – Twitter: 499 followers• LawrenceHabitat.org – 18,200 page views since complete overhaul in May 2012