Leveraging Social Networks for Progressive Organizing

Social networking sites like Facebook, MySpace, YouTube, and Flickr have grown exponentially over the past two years with combined memberships exceeding 100 million. Similarly, social bookmarking sites like Digg, Del.icio.us, Reddit, and StumbleUpon have transformed the way readers discover new content online.

To date, only a handful of advocacy groups have successfully used these platforms to connect and organize progressive activists. Join NOI and the CAP Action Fund for a panel discussion with a few of these pioneers and the technologists who are shaping the tools they use.