Social Media: Blogs, Tweets and Friends: Effective Mentoring in the Age of Social Media

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Today is all about social media and youth are typically more savvy to this way of communication than adults. As society increasingly relies on electronic forms of communication, youth mentoring programs are faced with new opportunities and new challenges. This workshop will address the benefits and pitfalls of using social media, specifically for youth mentoring programs. This is not a workshop on the basics of social media; instead, we will focus on how to strategize your program’s use of social media for recruitment, marketing, and fundraising, as well as how social media can enhance and detract from relationships within youth-serving programs.

Research Website: Visit | Article Published: 07/11/2013