Feb. 21 program: Using (Sometimes Sticky) Issues of the Day to Promote Your Cause

We all come across topics that are culturally, socially or politically tricky or sticky.  Sometimes it’s a long-standing issue, sometimes it’s a product of the times.  For nonprofits and media, how can these issues and situations be useful?  Are they things to avoid?  How is it best to frame a sticky subject to make it…

March Program: How to Create a Social Media Crisis Communications Playbook

On March 22, NCM Network partnered with the African American Board Leadership Institute (AABLI) and presented a panel discussion and interactive workshop that prepared attendees to handle a social media crisis. Examples of social media crises were discussed with insights how to handle them – and how to prepare for the unexpected.     Panelists…

Crisis Communications

Nonprofits can be messengers when collaborating with the media to disseminate information. As a nonprofit representative, you have the ability to position your agency in the dovetails of a crisis. Remember to not overstep your boundaries yet leverage your nonprofit when being a resource to the media and messenger to your constituencies. Here’s 7 nonprofit crisis tips.