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Will Social Media Be the Key to Minority Voter Turnout in 2012?

Noting that the NAACP — alarmed over the spate of restrictive voter id laws cropping up around the nation — is looking to make wider use of social media platforms in the organization’s 2012 voter turnout work, Kenna McHugh, writing … Continue reading

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The Road to Shared Prosperity

Half in Ten – a campaign to cut poverty in half in 10 years – and the Coalition on Human Needs just launched an interactive map populated with stories from people across America speaking to the importance of public programs … Continue reading

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Using Social Media to Advocate on Behalf of Homeless People

Post about a Washington Post story on homeless advocate Eric Sheptock’s use of social media Continue reading

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A Twitter that Looks Like America

A new survey on Twitter users by The Pew Internet & American Life Project provides some fresh data on who is using Twitter.  While 5% of all White, non-Hispanic Internet users say they are using Twitter, the percentages for Black, … Continue reading

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