New ArtReach Workshop Series: Program Planning in a Pandemic
Updated: Oct 29, 2020
ArtReach is hosting an upcoming series with three brand new workshops! This three-part online series will teach young community leaders, aged 13-29, the skills and best practices needed to plan and deliver impactful digital programming. Learn more and register below!
Are you trying to figure out the best platform to run your online program? Unsure how to keep participants engaged during your workshop?
Date: Wednesday, November 11th; 6:00-8:00pm
Partner: Social Planning Toronto & City of Toronto Neighbourhood Grants Program
In this session, we will walk through the pros and cons of popular online platforms Zoom, Google Meet, Instagram, Facebook and YouTube to help you determine which is the best fit for your program. Facilitators will discuss a variety of options for presenting information, and share digital tips and tools you can use to keep your participants engaged. We’ll also explore best practices for running online sessions, how to “create a vibe”, and the staff roles needed to ensure a smooth delivery.
Unsure how to program plan during the pandemic? Wondering if your existing in-person program can translate to an online format?
Date: Wednesday, November 18th; 6:00-8:00pm
Facilitator: Patrick De Belen
The pandemic has required us to re-imagine the way we deliver programming, leaving many community artists unsure how to move forward with their projects. In this session, we will discuss how to design successful community programs in the era of social distancing. We’ll explore how to make your program accessible for participants, best practices for risk management, and how and if your existing in-person program can be translated to a virtual space.
Wondering how to make your digital communications stand out? Unsure how to develop an online outreach strategy that will bring in participants?
Date: Wednesday, November 25th; 6:00-8:00pm
Facilitator: Teneshia T. Samuel
Partner: Black Women in Motion
When anyone can go “anywhere” online, it’s a struggle to know how to stand out from the crowd. In this session, participants will build skills in communications, branding, marketing, outreach, and creative design by learning how to develop a digital outreach and communications strategy. We will also explore how to build your outreach network by connecting with individuals and organizations who can help you promote your program, and what to do when your outreach strategy isn’t bringing in participants.