#EndSlaveryAct Tweet-In Day
Friday, May 5, 2017
Since January, IJM advocates across the country have been gathering signatures in their communities on a petition to urge President Trump and Congress to fully fund the End Modern Slavery Initiative (EMSI).
On Friday, May 5, we will deliver nearly 40,000 of these petitions to Capitol Hill in person. We will amplify our voices by storming the digital halls of power on Twitter.
Research has shown that it takes as little as 10 tweets to bring an issue on the radar of Congressional staff. We will make sure Congressional offices take notice of the thousands of postcards and signatures being delivered.Read More
Social media can play a big role in advocacy. You can spread a message, organize, and contact people who may be out of reach otherwise. Twitter is an especially important platform for advocates, because nearly every member of Congress has a Twitter account. We want to make sure our advocates are well-resourced, so we've created this little guide on how to set up your Twitter account and get in on the conversation.Read More