Tue, Mar 5, 2024

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM CST (GMT-6)

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Hemisphere Room in Hale Library (room 581)

1117 Mid Campus Dr N., Manhattan, KS 66506, United States

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Presented by: K-State Libraries

Detail: Join us for a thought-provoking discussion on the transformative power of social media in fostering inclusion and cultivating a sense of belonging within diverse communities. In an era where social media has become an integral part of our daily lives, this panel will delve into how these virtual spaces can be harnessed to break down barriers, amplify marginalized voices, and build connections that transcend geographical boundaries. We'll explore innovative strategies, success stories, and emerging trends that contribute to building inclusive online spaces where everyone feels seen, heard, and valued.

Key Topics Include:
-Empowering Marginalized Voices: Learn how social media serves as a powerful tool for amplifying the narratives of marginalized communities, promoting diversity, and challenging stereotypes.
-Community Building: Discover successful community-building initiatives on social media platforms that foster a sense of belonging and create supportive networks for individuals with diverse backgrounds.
-Digital Activism: Explore the role of social media in driving positive social change, advocacy, and activism, as well as its impact on shaping public discourse around important social issues.
-Challenges and Solutions: Discuss the challenges and risks associated with using social media for inclusion, and explore effective strategies and solutions to mitigate these challenges.
-Digital Well-Being: Examine the importance of creating a safe and positive online environment, addressing issues such as cyberbullying and online harassment, and promoting digital well-being for all users.


Hemisphere Room in Hale Library (room 581)

1117 Mid Campus Dr N., Manhattan, KS 66506, United States

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