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2010

Using Social Media to Promote Volunteer and Case Opportunities

Looking for new ways to promote cases or volunteer opportunities posted to your advocate site? Social media tools such as Twitter, Facebook and networking sites offer new ways to expose your site's content to prospective volunteers. This training highlights examples of probono.net sites using social media to reach existing and new volunteers. It also discusses the nuts and bolts of using these tools in combination with an advocate site, and best practices for connecting with volunteers this way.

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Problem Solved 2010: Great Ideas from Your Peers

After the success of our first "Problem Solved! Great Ideas from your Peers" Tuesday Training last year, we decided to bring it back this year - but with new great ideas that have been put into place over the past year. Please join us as we showcase several innovative ways admins are making the most out of the Pro Bono Net toolset. Included in this training is an overview of several tools that PBN admins are using to feed content in and out of their sites, new options to consider in regards to the display of library content, and several other tips that can enhance your and your users' experience on your site.

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Serving the Needs of the New Elderly with Technology (Special Community Roundtable)

This special Tuesday Training roundtable focuses on delivery of online legal information and web-based services to the older adults, from Baby Boomers on the verge of retirement, to elderly clients. Does the growing older adult population mean more demand for online tools? If so, which ones? And what content will best serve their needs? Please join PBN and experts from the community for a special discussion of this issue.

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August Roundtable: Health Care Reform and Your LawHelp Public Site

John Bouman, President of the Shriver Center, gives an overview of the recent health care reform law and his thoughts on content development priorities in this area for your LawHelp public state sites.

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Showcase of Statewide Website Innovations

Join us to hear what's new in the world of statewide websites, including innovations in content delivery, multimedia, collaboration and integration with other access to justice tools. In addition to showcasing examples, presenters provide tips and resources for replicating these innovations in your state.

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New Ways to Train Lawyers and Deliver Training Content via Advocate Sites

Agenda included showcasing different training content delivery models including video/webinar, podcasting, document assembly, and online collaborative spaces.

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Leveraging Technology to Support Pro Bono

This joint training with LSNTAP features four presenters discussing the innovative ways they are using technology to recruit, support and engage pro bono law students and attorneys. The panelists for this webinar discuss how they use technology to match pro bono attorneys to mentors, how they use live chat technology to engage pro bono volunteers, how online document assembly technology is being used in a criminal expungement pro bono project, and how one lawyer's association is using an API from a state-wide advocate's site to share information about pro bono opportunities with their members. We also take a look ahead and discuss other ways existing and cutting-edge technologies might be used to enhance pro bono work.

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