The Do Something bootcamp takes place all day today from 9 am to 4:30pm PST (noon to 7:30 pm EST) in San Francisco. The bootcamp provides how-to sessions on starting and running your own community action projects or social enterprises.
DoGood.tv will stream the event live, and Socialbrite viewers can follow the proceedings above. Here’s the schedule:
9-9:30: Morning address from Aria Finger, Do Something, COO
9:40-10:35: Branding and Marketing: How to find your voice and tell your story
10:45-11:40: Becoming a Leader: Team structure and leadership strategies
12:50-1:20: Do Something Youth Panel (Learn from three young people running their social change projects)
1:30-2:25: Partnerships: How to effectively partner with both for-profits and not-for-profits
2:35-3:30: Creating a Great Website: How to build a new site or improve your existing one
3:40-4:30: Interviews with young social leaders
Throughout the live webcast programming, you’ll be able to ask questions to guests and speakers. Just sign on via Twitter or Facebook chat or tweet your remarks to @justgoodtv with #dscamp and their producer will place your questions or comments in queue. “We encourage you to participate!” the Do Something folks say. (See our full list of social change organizations.)
About Do Something:
DoSomething.org is one of the largest organizations in the US that helps young people rock causes they care about. A driving force in creating a culture of volunteerism, DoSomething.org is on track to activate 2 million young people in 2011. By leveraging the web, television, mobile, and pop culture, DoSomething.org inspires, empowers and celebrates a generation of doers: teenagers who recognize the need to do something, believe in their ability to get it done, and then take action.
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