Comprehensive Online Activist School teaches students to network on the Internet
The Department of Political Training held a successful Comprehensive Online Activist School at the Institute on Monday, May 24, 2010. Students learned the “Dirty Dozen” social networking tools they can use to help their campaign or organization. They also learned how to blog, fundraise online, create and disseminate videos online, and how to purchase online ads via Google. Trainers included Rowena Paz, one of Google’s political strategists, Chris Moody, new media director at the CATO Institute, and Dan Hayes from Reason TV.