A “Virtual Mental Health Community Organizer” is a work title no one would have used even a decade ago. But, today this title implies a special set of skills used to build awareness of a cause by building a social media community around it…
Sound familier, #SPSM? We’ll be chatting with Gabriela Acosta about how she organized Suicide Prevention and Awareness Blog Day and other similar projects. You can take away ideas for how to grow your own virtual community, and learn what skills and experts are needed for such projects. Join us at #SPSM chat Sunday, 9/7/14 9pm CST!
The Tweets for this chat will be archived on Storify.
Gabriela D. Acosta is the community manager for University of Southern California’s online Masters of Social Work program. Gaby has a background in sociology, and holds certifications in social justice mediation and diversity workshop facilitation. She is passionate about social justice, community organizing and leadership development through virtual campaigns such as the Suicide Prevention and Awareness Blog Day, the Military Family Mental Health carnival, You Matter and the 100 Voices for Suicide Prevention campaign. Follow her on Twitter @GabyAcosta101