QWOC+ Boston is a group that promotes diversity by creating and sustaining safe spaces for LGBT people of color in the Greater Boston area.
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QWOC+ Boston Founder Speaks on “Leveraging Social Media to Create Social Change” Panel

Posted By QWOC+ Boston on March 24th, 2010

Leveraging Social Media to Create Social Change
Thursday, March 25, 7 – 9 p.m.
Simmons College, 300 The Fenway
co-sponsored by the Simmons Institute for Leadership and Change

Do you blog, have a website, or Tweet on a regular basis? Want to find out strategic ways to use these skills for social justice work? Join us for a panel discussion on using your own or an organization’s blog, website, or social media sites in order to create social change. (This event is part of Women, Action, and the Media’s WAM It Yourself weekend in Boston).

Panelists will include Adaora Asala from Queer Women of Color and Friends (QWOC+ Boston), Amanda Johnston from Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders (GLAD), Nilagia McCoy from Cambridge Community Television (CCTV) and MIT’s Cambridge Science Festival and Robbie Samuels from Socializing for Justice (So Just).

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