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SpeedGeeking for Social Change

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Date:
Friday, May 10, 2013
Time:
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Type:
Class/Workshop
Organizer/Author:
Elise Granata
Location Details:
SANTA CRUZ MUSEUM OF ART & HISTORY
705 FRONT ST
SANTA CRUZ, CA 95060

Join UCSC students from the Global Information Internship Program (GIIP) and learn how new technology can be used locally for social change. Interact with visual communication technology, mapping and mobile phones in new ways to promote peace, justice and sustainability in Santa Cruz and beyond.
Participants will revolve around six stations throughout the museum starting promptly at 6:15pm. Stations will include information and interactivity on the following:
• Case Studies in Social Innovation Locally and Abroad
• Mobile Apps that Make a Difference: Mass Texting to Move the Masses
• Mapping: Using Map apps to Report Incidents by Location via Texting
• Video Production: Imagery as a tool to Change Perceptions
• Social Media: How Hashtags can Spread Action & Knowledge
• Graphic Art: How Posters and Public Art can Support Peace & Justice
Come share your thoughts and brainstorm innovative solutions to social issues here in Santa Cruz!
A cash bar will be made available.
Added to the calendar on Wed, May 1, 2013 1:30PM
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