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A recording from PDXTech4Good, a free monthly gathering of nonprofits, techies and activists in Portland, Oregon. View other presentations:
In this presentation, I present a few different methods for using mobile technology to support advocacy -- especially advocacy events like rallies or press conferences. I give specific examples of organizations using techniques like texting, live-tweeting or live-blogging, and mobile photo uploads to involve supporters who aren't physically present at an event -- and sometimes get great media coverage out of it too!
Ivan Boothe is the creative director of Rootwork.org and a co-organizer of PDXTech4Good. He works as a freelance Drupal developer and online organizer, and is the online communications associate for the Fellowship of Reconciliation. He's active in the Nonprofit Technology Network and NetSquared communities (both sponsors of PDXTech4Good) and has presented in the past at the Nonprofit Technology Conference, U.S. Social Forum, New Organizing Institute and the Gandhi-King Conference. In addition to his technical work, he sits on the board of the Peace and Justice Studies Association and is a semi-professional handbell musician.
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