Social Media for the Jewish Non-Profit:
workshop for professionals and volunteers who wish to develop and/or enhance
their Internet marketing skills.
October 14, 2012, 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Venue: The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan
6735 Telegraph Rd., Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
The presentations will include strategies for increasing organizational
membership and interest in programs, fund-raising, education, and more. The
implications are significant: building community and relationships,
strengthening institutions, creating interest among young people for
opportunities in the Detroit area, and much more. (Bring your WiFi enabled
laptop or tablet.)
Julian Bond is the current
social media manager for Quicken Loans
and the former social media/marketing manager for the Detroit
Medical Center (DMC) hospital system, where he helped lead social
media efforts and outreach in Detroit, Michigan. His efforts at the
DMC included managing the individual Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube
sites for the entire eight hospital system at DMC. Prior to doing
social media full-time, Julian worked for the Detroit Free Press
newspaper as a summer apprentice, was chosen for the Associated
Press Diverse Voices journalism program, and was a head feature
writer for the University of Michigan-Dearborn college newspaper.
Bryan Fenster: After
Co-Founding the Chicago Chapter of Detroit Nation (now a National
Board Member for Detroit Nation) and five years in Chicago, Bryan
returned home to Metro-Detroit in August of 2011, as an Online
Content & Media Strategist for the Jewish
Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. Bryan is responsible for
developing content and multimedia - leveraging Federation's (social)
platforms while working cross-departmentally assisting in event
planning and execution, and cultivating relationships in the
broader community through collaboration and service, among other
things. Caring deeply about Detroit-city, the region, state, and
Midwest as a whole as a place of passion and innovation – from
grassroots to skyscrapers – Bryan feels a responsibility to share
this with the world!
Jason Miller is an
entrepreneurial rabbi and a "Rabbi Without Borders" whose personal
blog (http://blog.rabbijason.com) has been viewed by hundreds of
thousands. The Detroit Free Press called him “the most tech-savvy
Jewish leader in metro Detroit," the Huffington Post ranked him
among the top Jewish Twitter users in the world, and he was recently
listed as the 4th most active rabbi on Twitter. A social media
expert, Rabbi Jason is a popular speaker and writer on technology
and its effect on the Jewish world. He writes the "Jewish Techs"
blog for The Jewish Week and the monthly "Jews in the Digital Age"
column for the Detroit Jewish News. Rabbi Jason Miller is the
president of Access Computer Technology,
a computer tech support and social media marketing company based in
Michigan. He won the 2012 Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award from
the West Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce and is one of the winners of
a Jewish Influencer award from the National Jewish Outreach Program.
Emily Weitz is a Program
Associate for Hillel of Metro Detroit
where she helps manage the organization's social media presence; she
enjoys utilizing new media to engage and form relationships with
students and community members. An Oakland University alum, Emily
holds a degree in Journalism with concentrations in Public relations
and Marketing. Before joining the HMD team, she worked with the
Detroit Zoo as well as a private communications firm that
specialized in new media. Emily is a proud Detroit native who
currently lives in Royal Oak.
There is no charge but, as seating is very limited, reservations are
To reserve seats, write
email@example.com, or call 248-354-6415, by October 8, 2012.