Oct
26
8:30 PM20:30

18 Coffees' Wake Up Wired: Connected Citizenship

Wake Up Wired is a morning series presented by 18 Coffees, focused on exploring topics related to design, technology, and social impact from different perspectives, and powered by the talent and wit of the 18 Coffees community.

Every month, we bring in a diverse set of speakers and facilitators who can help us go deeper on the issues of the day through conversation and action (and caffeine).

Sponsored by Weber Shandwick and Fairgrounds Coffee & Tea, this month’s Wake Up Wired tacks politics, civic engagement, and technology ahead of the 2018 midterm elections on Tuesday, November 6.

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Mar
12
6:00 PM18:00

A Louder Narrative: A Vision of Optimism in a Divided Citizenry

Today, America sits as a polarized country. We are divided on political issues, segregated by race, religion and ethnicities. In a heated political election season, we see even more of these divisive sentiments that can manipulate our emotions, loyalties and our identities. Leading us to ask the question: Who are we, really? What are our values? And most importantly, how can as a divided country, move together towards optimism resulting in an output of positive change?

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Nov
16
8:00 AM08:00

Beats, Bytes, & Ballots: Talk Event for a New Political Era

Beats, Ballots & Bytes: This event is a special panel discussion exploring how to engage and navigate the new mindsets, values, and entrants within the public sector today. From bold ways in which Millennials are expressing social concerns and shaping the cultural narrative, to those from diverse demographics taking surprising socio-political stances, to tech giants combining forces to try and reform party messaging, American politics is now being shaped by "new," influential voices. How will such disruption impact traditional political messaging and outreach even further?

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Oct
20
8:00 AM08:00

Millennium Alliance | Digital Marketing Transformation Assembly

Taking place on October 19-20, 2017 at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, UT, this program has been designed to offer you insight into the latest digital marketing trends including artificial intelligence, omnichannel strategy, cognitive marketing, personalization, MarTech, the data revolution and more.

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Oct
13
3:00 PM15:00

Forefront | Strategizing for a Successful #ILGive for #GivingTuesday

You've registered your organization for #ILGive for #GivingTuesday, now what? As the global day of giving reaches its sixth year, how can you find new ways to engage your online audiences? How can you identify and best share your organization's mission? What content can you generate to stand out from the rest? Join us for a conversation with Kathleen Murphy, Forefront's Director of Communications, and Caleb Gardner, co-founder of 18 Coffees and former lead digital strategist for OFA!

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Apr
29
3:00 PM15:00

Resistance in Action: Twitterpalooza

This event is for first time Tweeters and seasoned "professionals" who are eager to be heard in Washington (and Springfield and City Hall)

At the end of the interactive afternoon, you will have the skills and resources to respond effectively and rapidly to issues of concern.

Basic technical skills, as well as strategies, on how to use hashtags effectively will be covered.

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