Workshop: Politics & Tools for Creatives, Jan. 9 2013 @Pawa254 Hub

January 8, 2013 at 8:06 pm Leave a comment

Political tools for creatives
With two months until the election, what can you do?

Join Pawa254 for an afternoon of workshops designed for the active Kenyan youth and creative. Learn about tools and strategies to achieve social and political change, using your creative skills.

Experts will discuss political social media strategy, digital content production, information visualization, grassroots organizing strategy, and creative activism, from music and video, to Facebook and one-on-ones.

Date: January 9, 2013
Venue: Pawa254, State House area
Time: 12:30 – 4:30pm
Entry: Prior Reservation [info@pawa254.org]

Workshop Experts
– Ahmad, Sudanese activist and artist, Girifna
Natalie Finstad, Community Organiser and Trainer, Marshall Ganz leadership tradition
– Sam Drzymala, DC political strategist, recent projects include BindersFullofWomen.com
– Anant Bhardwaj, VoiceX civic SMS platform developer and data visualisation expert
– Riche Zamor, political and social media strategist, many contexts
-Tactical Tech Collective, global experts in tech design and information visualisation for activism
… and shorter presentations by data visualisation and civic engagement technology experts

Topics include
– Best practices in social media for political and civic purposes
– Effective campaigns and creative tactics
– Managing and mobilising a social media community
– Content: what goes viral and why, how to release, how to engage people
– How to create engaging visuals of news and civic information

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