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Oct 30, 2009

Kick start your MLK Day planning with these informative webshops.

Register here or click on one of the Webshop titles below to sign up!

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Orientation to MLK Day Tools and Resources
Mon, 11/02/09 - 3:00 p.m. EDT
Don't re-invent the wheel. Many tools and resources are available for planning and implementing the MLK Day of Service. Learn about the toolkits that can simplify planning and implementing; and the discussion boards and social media tools that allow participants to share best practices across the national service network.

Best Practices for Planning/Implementing MLK Day
Mon, 11/16/09 - 3:00 p.m. EDT
Over the past 15 years community organizations have developed many “best practices” for planning and implementing the MLK Day of Service. Learn from organizers about Project Planning, Volunteer Recruitment, Securing In-kind Support, Communications and much more in this session jam-packed with ideas that work.

Raising Resources for King Day Events/Projects
Mon, 12/07/09 - 3:00 p.m. EDT
Raising resources for the King Day of Service should be part of your year-round work. Learn how to position your work for MLK Day 2010 to build support for this year and future years.

Getting Media for Your MLK Day Event
Wed, 01/06/09 - 3:00 p.m. EDT
With only 12 days until MLK Day, you have your projects and events in place, but you still need volunteers and other support. And, you are counting on King Day to help generate support for your year-round work. Learn how to get media on King Day and how to utilize that media opportunity for ongoing public awareness and support of your work.

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Social Media Monday

In addition to the above MLK Day Planning Webshops, you can attend the Social Media Monday webshops!

Once per month, we will be offering a new Social Media learning session. The sessions were designed for VISTA, but others are welcome to participate.

Social Media Monday: Facebook
Mon, 11/16/09 - 3:00 p.m. EDT

Social Media Monday: NING
Mon, 12/21/09 - 3:00 p.m. EDT

Social Media Monday: Blogs
Mon, 1/25/10 - 3:00 p.m. EDT

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Also, please join the MLK Day online community where you can connect with others, engage in discussions, share project ideas and receive the latest updates and news.

You can also find us on Facebook and Twitter.

Media Contact

Samantha Jo Warfield
(202) 606-6775
sjwarfield@cns.gov

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