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Weaving Our Own Web: Using the Internet to Campaign Effectively & Strengthen Our Groups

A Peace News dayschool for campaigners who want to learn more about online tools that can help them with their groups, and help them win their campaigns. It's for people who are just starting out learning about the basics, and for folk who want to improve their skills.

10.30am-5pm

ImageA gathering for grassroots and local activists with web experts including Emma Sangster (Peace News), Cedric Knight (GreenNet), Kirk Jackson (Campaign Against Arms Trade) and others to:

  • Learn about tools that can help your group work together better, and campaign more effectively.
  • Discuss the politics of the internet - including debates around Facebook, and...
  • Share your knowledge and experiences with other campaigners

Workshops include:

'I don't know anything! A three-part course introducing online campaigning tools'

'WordPress for World-Changing'.

'Ask a techie – your chance to resolve your IT nightmares'.

If you can bring a laptop or tablet (or smartphone) that will help you to get the most out of the day, but there will also be some computers available on the day. There will be WiFi available at the venue.

If you're part of a campaigning group, we recommend coming with someone else from the group.

2 Canonbury Villas, London N1 2PN

A fully wheelchair-accessible venue