How to Engage in Virtual Advocacy
From Llewellyn Cornelius on August 30th, 2020
Description: Dr. Llewellyn Cornelius and Avital
Wulz discuss how to engage in virtual advocacy and highlight ways to
effectively community organize and engage both virtually and in-person.
Producer: Aviital Wulz
Cornelius, L.J. (2021). Moving From Talking About Social Action To Engaging in Social Action: Reflections on Virtual Community Organizing. New Social Work (Spring/Summer). https://www.socialworker.com/feature-articles/practice/talking-about-social-action-engaging-in-socia....
· EBoycott Example- In the August 1st New York Times- Tifffany Hsu and Eleanor. Lutz More Than 1,000 pulled their ads from Boycotted Facebook. Did It Work?- Let to a 12 percent drop in facebook advertising revenue (https://www.nytimes.com/2020/08/01/business/media/facebook-boycott.html)
· Etown hall hall example- West Palm town hall starts conversation on local moves against racism https://www.palmbeachpost.com/news/20200617/west-palm-town-hall-starts-conversation-on-local-moves-against-racism West Palm Beach mayor to host virtual town hall on social justice https://cbs12.com/news/local/west-palm-beach-mayor-to-host-virtual-town-hall-on-social-justice
· Twitter- The Organization Bolder Alliance has a get out the vote twitter campaign (https://bolderadvocacy.org/2018/10/16/get-out-the-vote-without-getting-off-your-phone/)-
· Virtual Advocacy- https://aascu.org/corporatepartnerships/CapitolImpact/OnlineAdvocacy.pdf
Student Non-Violence Coordinating Committee (SNCC) Digital gateway (archive)
Music: MFSB Old san Juan from Mysteries of the World- JZ 36405, 1980