November 1, 2011 is the NRPM Social Media Day of Action. Help the National Runaway Switchboard (NRS) and partner organizations raise awareness about about runaway and homeless youth issues by participating in this online campaign.
October 1st – October 31st: Prepare your friends and followers for the NRPM Social Media Day of Action:
Remind your Facebook friends and followers that November is NRPM and link to theNRS website.
Disseminate statistics about runaway youth.
Use NRS' statistics and research, including data from our most recen study on the long-term effects of running away from home.
NRS also has statistics on youth that call our hotline and other studies.
Ask your friends and followers to like NRS onFacebookand follow NRS onTwitter.
Use Facebook poll questions to get your friends and followers ready. Example: What will you do on NRPM Day of Action to raise awareness of runaway and homeless youth?
On Twitter, include #NRPM2011 when promoting the NRPM Social Media Day of Action.
Get your green socks ready! Ask your friends and followers to purchase a pair of green socks so they can wear them on November 1.
If you're planning an NRPM activity at your agency or in your comunity, post pictures of how you're preparing. Examples: staff/volunteers designing posters, assembling green light bulbs kits or lapel pin kits, etc.
Plan a viewing party for our November 1 webinar on the effects of running away from home. It will air on Ustream beginning at 1:30 ET/12:30 CT.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011:NRPM Social Media Day of Action
It's green sock day! Wear green socks to raise awareness of runaway and homeless youth!
Upload a picture of you and your agency wearing green socks to Facebook and tag NRS in the photo.
Tweet your green sock photos and include NRS' twitter handle -@1800RUNAWAY - in the post.
Watch our webinar on the effects of running away. The event broadcasts LIVE at 1:30 ET/12:30 CT. If you have questions for our panel, you can tweet them to us with the hashtag #NRPM2011.
On Twitter, include hashtag #NRPM2011 for all tweets.
November 1st – November 30th:
Mention NRPM 2-3 times a week on your Facebook and/or Twitter page.
Post pictures of your NRPM activities on Facebook and tag NRS.
On Twitter, include hashtag #NRPM2011 for relevant tweets.