Monday, February 6, 2012

The Digital Elder Project - March 2012

Message Media Ed - School of Black Leadership in the Digital Age presents...
EmPOWER Online & in the African American Community

Saturday, March 17 (9am-6pm) 
& Sunday, March 18 (1-7pm) @ Message Media Ed
4923 W. Adams Blvd. Los Angeles 90016 (just East of La Brea, near Westview Ave.)

Lead Facilitator: Shani Byard, Ed.D.
Artist | Educator | Social Justice Advocate

The definition of a Digital Elder is a role model, who reconnects to the guidelines of the traditional African Elder, and then utilizes modern tools of communication to share wisdom, nurture, affirm.
Learn Email, Facebook, Twitter, Texting & more! 
Create a Video Podcast!
Identify how Digital Tools can be used to Resolve 
Social Issues in the Black Community!
All Skill Levels Welcome! 
Young Adults, Adults & Seniors Welcome!

Our goal is to introduce telecommunications and new media as a means of:
1) Enhancing youth-adult communication & understanding
2) Building critical job/career skills to match 21st century needs
3) Increasing cultural awareness and contemporary cultural needs of the Black community
These are all critical components to increasing cultural, social and technical capital within our historically marginalized and underserved community. 

Register for The Digital Elder Project - March 2012 below!
More info on The Digital Elder Project here.

Investment Options

Investment: $60 - all materials & food for the weekend provided
*Members $45
**Early Bird $45 until 2/24/12 
Seating is limited! Don’t delay, register TODAY!
Call 323-708-2526 if you would like to register in person or receive a registration packet in the mail.

The Digital Elder Project is a professional development program from Message Media Ed.

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