Want to leverage digital communications to make a difference in the world?
On February 2nd, The Lang Center for Civic and Social Repsonsibility at Swarthmore College, in collaboration with Swarthmore Information Technology Services, will lead our first WordCamp for Social Change, for Swarthmore students.
Whether you need to start a blog for your cause, build a digital community for your organization, or take your existing digital presence to the next level, our team of seasoned WordPress publishers will be ready to instruct, assist and support you.
RSVP by 5 p.m., January 30th via our Facebook Event page. Participation is limited to the first 20 applicants, and we will confirm your registration. Student organizations are encouraged to register a pair or participants.
WordPress has grown to be the largest self-hosted blogging tool in the world, used on millions of sites and seen by tens of millions of people every day. (Read more.)
What’s a WordCamp?
WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress, the free and open source personal publishing software that powers over 25 million sites on the web. (Read more.)
Why is this a WordCamp for Social Change?
In 2001, Eugene Lang ’38 created the endowment to establish the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility. Ever since, members of the Lang Center’s staff, interested faculty, engaged community partners, and many, many students have continued to create, sustain, and learn from activities, events, and organizations in ways that fulfill the mission of the College and the Lang Center to provide an environment that supports academic excellence in the context of social responsibility. (Read more.)