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Pathways For Children Youth & Families Slideshare


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An outline of my presentation to the Pathways for Children Youth and Families organization in York Region.

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Pathways For Children Youth & Families Slideshare

  1. 1. PATHWAYS FOR CHILDREN, YOUTH & FAMILIES Board Planning Retreat May 30th, 2009 Presented by Social Media Tools 2009/05/14
  2. 2. PATHWAYS FOR CHILDREN YOUTH & FAMILIES • Brent MacKinnon Introductions • Social Media Tools • My Experiences/Practice Youth Work • Youth – digital literacy/research • Youth; Organizations; Workers Trends • Across spectrum & Groundswell • Service & Practice What to Do? • Leadership & Partnering
  3. 3. BRENT – MY PATH Youth Community Social Media Programs Work
  4. 4. SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLS FOR WORK & LEARNING Social Media Web Site Strategy to Design & engage Development audiences Social Media Listen, Learn, Tools that Adapt, Meet Mission Measure & Goals
  5. 5. USING SOCIAL MEDIA Community Resource & Learning Room •Blogs & Wikis Youth Community Mapping Program •Blog, Wiki Streetjibe, a learning community project •Blog, Wiki Youth Mental Health Working Group wiki TAMI •Wiki National Mental Health Day •DVD Movie
  6. 6. USING SOCIAL MEDIA Harm Reduction Coalition of York Region •Wiki PhotoVoice Project VoiceThread •Community Voices Directions – Service Collaboration Map •Wiki Housing Outreach Transitional Support Network •Ning Network The Recovering Play •DVD Movie
  7. 7. YOUTH – SOCIAL TECH RESEARCH • Hanging Out, Messing Around, Geeking Out: Living and Learning with New Media • Social Networking Bridges the Digital Divide University of Minnesota • Teenage Life Online – PEW Internet • Digital Myths – Multi Generational Learning Brandon Hall Research • Laidlaw Foundation – Youth Engagement
  8. 8. YORK REGION TRENDS Disruptiveness Disconnect is Data and and Complexity growing Research Gap; Increases Population aging/ Digital Literacy – Poverty and newcomers/ widening divide Homelessness increase
  9. 9. DISCONNECT Resiliency Framework High Opportunities Expectations Caring Relationships
  10. 10. DISCONNECT - WORKERS & ORGANIZATIONS The disconnect is as We truly are in the pronounced with same “canoe” going staff & organizations over the proverbial as is it is with youth. falls.
  11. 11. PROMISING OPPORTUNITIES Community Knowledge Cloud Capacity Building Creation & Organizations & Model Sharing Cloud Workers Resiliency, Asset, Social Network Innovation & Positive Youth Enterprises Collaboration Development
  13. 13. OPPORTUNITIES Using Social Media as a “bridging” strategy/tool – webinar on multi- media & youth programs Meeting the Needs of Ontario’s Youth Ontario Trillium Foundation
  14. 14. LINKS & RESOURCES Streetjibe Digital Divide – The Networked Learning Digital Student Community Inclusion Cloud Worker – Toronto Youth Cloud a new career Action Network Organizations path
  15. 15. ABOUT SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLS • Social Media Tools for Work & Learning • Brent MacKinnon •
  16. 16. ABOUT IAUTOMATE • iAutomate • Alain Hurtubise • Services – Consulting, Development and Web Services •