If you follow Survivors' Truths on Twitter or Facebook, you might have noticed a lot of posts about Social Media Week, which is a global gathering of people working in technology and the interwebs. As I write this, I am sitting in the Los Angeles offices of Google, listening to them talk about how they are working with social media technology professionals.
I have attended panels on sharing media with mobile technology, Social Media for Nonprofits, startup strategies, and have several more to go. The people here are really, really smart. A lot of what is being said is over my head.
So why am I here? What does this week have to do with Survivors' Truths' work helping victims of violence and discrimination?Read more
Social Media Week is finally here!
This is Survivors' Truths' Event Coordinator Brenda Gonzalez. Since starting my position, I have been planning this “tweet-a-thon” style event and I am excited that it is finally going live. I have learned a lot about social media platforms in the past couple weeks, including the beauty of technology and what it allows us to accomplish – in this case, a tweet-a-thon.
I am also really excited to take part in the launching of our new project, Strength in Story. I see Strength in Story as a bridge connecting all Survivors’ Truths projects since participants can be from different backgrounds.Read more