Rare Chance to Learn in Chicago With a World-Renowned Thinker on Social Media for Nonprofits: Join Us Oct. 13

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

The Networked Nonprofit: Connecting with Social Media to Drive Change
Wednesday, October 13, 9 am - 11 am; coffee and networking at 8:30 am, Roosevelt University, Congress Lounge, 430 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago

The fee (Forum Partner fee is $64; regular fee is $90) includes a copy of Allison's book.

FineJoin Donors Forum for a workshop with leading thinker Allison Fine, co-author of The Networked Nonprofit: Connecting with Social Media to Drive Change. Learn what your organization can do now to maximize the opportunities to tell your mission story, engage volunteers, and increase donations by using Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube, wikis, blogs, and more. Come for coffee and networking preceding the workshop from 8:30 - 9 am.

Allison studies and writes about the intersection of social media and social change. She is the author of the award-winning book Momentum: Igniting Social Change in the Connected Age (Wiley & Sons, 2006). Her new book, The Networked Nonprofit, co-authored with Beth Kanter, was published by Wiley & Sons in 2010.

She is a Senior Fellow on the Democracy Team at Demos: A Network for Change and Action in New York City. She was commissioned by the Case Foundation to write a paper on young people and activism called Social Citizensbeta. She has also edited a collection of essays, Rebooting America, about ways to reinvent democracy using new media. Allison hosts a monthly podcast for the Chronicle of Philanthropy called Social Good and writes her own blog, A. Fine Blog

The registration fee includes a copy of the book. Attendees are encourage to blog and tweet about this event! Please use this hashtag when discussing the luncheon on social media: #dfnetworks10.