March 14 Program: The State of Social Media for Nonprofits — How to Create Your Own Newsroom with Social Media

Special March Program:
aabli-logo_RWe are happy to once again partner with the African American Board Leadership Institute (AABLI) for our annual social media trends and best practices workshop!
SocialMediaIcons-GraphicConfused by all the social media platforms and wonder if you are using the right one to reach your audience? Looking for the media to give you more coverage to keep your nonprofit in the spotlight? Want to avoid the pitfalls that can derail a social marketing campaign? This program is a panel discussion about the latest social media trends and tactics. Learn from the experts as they provide actionable insights on how to take your organization from zero to hero. Get insights on how to inform and delight your target audience while meeting your organizational objectives.


JuntaeDeLanePhotoJUNTAE DeLANE, Founder, Digital Branding Institute + CEO, Digital Delane + Sr. Digital Brand Manager, University of Southern California
Juntae has worked with many brands across various industries such as Coca-Cola, Sony, Verizon, NBCUniversal, Paramount Pictures and many others. He is noted as a Top Social Media Influencer in several publications and has spoken around the country advancing the practice of digital branding. Juntae has delivered talks for events and organizations including Social Media Week, Content Marketing World, Social Fresh, Hootsuite, Social Media Marketing World, Brand+Aid, and Digital Hollywood to name more than a few.


DSC_1753 copy 2cropADRIANA RUGGIERO, Journalist, Communications Specialist, Founder of PLURAL 
Working as a journalist, with a Law Degree and a Master in Communications, Adriana has navigated the communications world for more than 12 years while playing different roles. Adriana has worked as a radio newscaster, and also as a reporter, producer and as a local and national news anchor in the Hispanic TV industry in the US. Outside of the newsroom, she worked as a Director of Communications for the 3rd largest Law Firm in her native Venezuela, where she also founded the first legal magazine in that country, “Guia Legal.” In the US, she has worked on several social media campaigns and has also become a voice of reference for Latinos in media.
Currently, Adriana works as a contributor to several Hispanic media outlets, acts as a spokesperson for women and minorities organizations, and just launched a new digital bilingual platform, focused on positive and constructive news, PLURAL.

MoniqueMONIQUE STENNIS, Social Media Manager, University of Redlands
Monique Stennis leads the University of Redlands’ social media program and is responsible for developing strategies to build engagement, audience, community and presence through the institution’s social media platforms. Stennis is also an AABLI alumna, Class #6.
With more than 15 years in marketing, Monique brings project management expertise to every assignment and is adept at integrating social media into public relations campaigns and special events management. She has developed communications programs for nonprofit, human resources, retail, arts and entertainment organizations.
Monique is an adjunct professor of business who enjoys working with undergraduate students. She holds an MBA from the University of LaVerne and a bachelor in communications, with an emphasis in public relations and mass media from California State University, San Bernardino.

Join us to learn the skills needed to run a successful social media campaign to promote your nonprofit’s mission and services.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Check-in and light breakfast 8:30-9 a.m.
Panel and Q&A 9-10:30 a.m.
Wrap-up and networking 10:30-11 a.m.

The California Endowment | Sierra Conference Room
1000 N. Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012 MAP
Parking is FREE

*NCM Network Members = $35 – CLICK HERE to register
*Non-Members / Guests = $55 – CLICK HERE to register

Questions: Send an email to Joyce Harris at or call (800) 752-6515.
Your participation in this program helps fund NCM Network’s Lisa Davidson Memorial Scholarship for college sophomores and juniors majoring in communications, journalism, radio, or television at a four-year Southern California college or university. The scholarship program recognizes outstanding students who demonstrate excellent potential for improving the lives of the Southern California community through a communications career.

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