Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Learn More About Building Support for Affordable Homes at This "Solutions for Working Families" Session and Related Workshop

Are you interested in building support for affordable housing in your community by integrating traditional, new and social media tools? You can find out more about how to best communicate your message by attending the following session and related workshop at "Solutions for Working Families: 2009 Learning Conference on State and Local Housing Policy."

Session Series 3: Building Community Support for Affordable Homes
"A Tutorial on Traditional and Web 2.0 Communications Strategies"
Sunday, June 28
3-4:30 p.m.
Learn from communications practitioners at the American Planning Association, Enterprise Community Partners and the National Housing Conference about how using traditional, as well as new and social media strategies – including blogs, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter – can help ensure the success of your public awareness campaign.

Post-Conference Training Workshop
"Building Community Support for Housing:
Implementing and Integrating Traditional and Web 2.0 Communications Strategies"
Tuesday, June 30
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
If your best efforts to support affordable housing are running up against strong “Not in My Backyard” sentiment, this workshop is for you. Learn how to build support for affordable housing across your community in this training workshop. This in-depth workshop will focus on the related implementation of traditional communications strategies, as well as developing and integrating Web 2.0 new and social media tools such as blogs, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube and Twitter.

Speakers for both the session and the workshop will include:
• Michele Anapol, National Housing Conference
• Roberta Rewers, American Planning Association
• Isaac Salazar, Enterprise Community Partners
• Laura Woods, National Housing Conference

If you are interested in these issues and more, please Register for the Conference. If you are on Twitter, be sure to use the hashtag #SWFComm to reference both the communications session and workshop in your tweets.

Additionally, check out these opportunities to connect with your peers before, during and after the conference through new and social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter and the Discussion Forum.

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