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Social Media Use in the 2012 Elections


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Social Media Use in the 2012 Elections

  1. 1. What’s Your Cause? Social Media Use in the 2012 Elections Presented by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies Partners: BET Networks, Black Youth Vote, Howard University School of Communication, IMPACT, National Action Network, NAACP, National Urban League, Politic365, Rainbow PUSH, Respect My Vote! CoalitionAs the 2012 election approaches, come hear how you can use your Facebook and Twitternetworks to get involved. Hear experts, social activists and celebrities discuss how they usesocial media for cause-related action and use that knowledge to BE A PART OF HISTORY!!! Wednesday, November 30, 2011 11:00 am—1:00 pm Howard University Armour J Blackburn University Center Voter Registration, 10:00 am—1:30 pm Speakers: JEFF JOHNSON, PRESIDENT AND CEO, JEFF’S NATION (MODERATOR) Matthew Barnhill, Executive Vice President, Corporate Market Research, BET Networks Michael Blake, Campaign Strategist, Barack (invited) Stefanie Brown, National Field Director, NAACP Jeneba Ghatt, Managing Partner and Founder, The Ghatt Law Group LLC Kristal High, Editor in Chief, Politic365 Janaye Ingram, DC Bureau Chief, National Action Network Kimberly Marcus, Director of African American Outreach, Democratic National Committee (invited) Lenny McAllister, Politic 365 Contributor and Conservator Commentator (invited) Jessica Reeves, Marketing and Partnership Manager, Voto Latino Adam Sharp, Manager, Government & Politics, Twitter Jamal Simmons, Principal, The Raben Group & CNBC Political Commentator Rev. Lennox Yearwood, President and CEO, Hip Hop Caucus