Movement-Building 101 on YouTube

Wednesday, February 25, 2009 | 1:31 PM


Recently, social media experts and delegates from 17 international youth nonprofits met in New York City at the Alliance of Youth Movements Summit to discuss how young people can leverage social media and technology to end violence, oppression and human rights abuses around the world.

In conjunction with the event, Howcast -- the Summit's lead sponsor and one of YouTube's most popular how-to channels -- released a series of engaging videos that concentrate on using technology to movement-build and create social change:

If you've ever wondered how to build a movement using social media, stage a nonviolent protest or create a smart mob (or wondered what a smart mob is), I highly recommend taking a look at the Alliance of Youth Movements' YouTube channel.