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Find the right metrics to assess the impact of community information.

Helping the local community tell its stories is not without its challenges and rewards – some unexpected and some delightful. Learn how one community foundation has tapped into citizen reporting to engage local residents. 

Want to reach your community? Theyre on their phones! Learn how to engage them there. 

Organizations can build effective impact measurement when it becomes part of the story planning process. 

The Knight Digital Media Center and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation and the Community Foundation of New Jersey present a unique two-day workshop exploring how community foundations can better engage the public around issues they care about by using new digital tools and best practices.

How can your nonprofit news organization combine social sharing with fundraising and digital engagement? Find out as Lisa Williams discusses lessons learned from dozens of trials of Impaq.me, a tool that allows supporters of community and investigative newsrooms to raise money for hte newsroom by sharing articles with their friends and followers on social media.

Google Analytics. Facebook Insights. Klout scores. There are lots of analytics available to community publishers. But it's not easy to figure out which ones are meaningful. This webinar will help you identify metrics that you can use to develop strategies to build your audience.

Explore tools and methods the civic sector is using to collect and understand community data.

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Leading Change Summit

September 3, 2014 - September 6, 2014

Engage with diverse voices to ignite new ideas. Activate your strategies with expert advice and planning tools. Change the way you create impact. All at NTEN's inaugural Leading Change Summit.

ASNE-APME 2014: Fast Forward

September 15, 2014 - September 17, 2014

The first joint conference of the American Society of News Editors and Associated Press Media Editors.

Collab/Space Chicago, September 24

September 24, 2014 - September 24, 2014

An all-day, hands-on workshop focused on media innovation and spotlighting cutting-edge media startups –  in the Chicago area and beyond. 

Online News Association 2014 Conference

September 25, 2014 - September 27, 2014

A rare opportunity to network face-to-face, and share best practices with peers from all over the map at the ONA annual conference in Chicago.

New Avenues in Journalism

October 10, 2014

To help independent writers negotiate the changing terrain of journaism, ASJA is bringing thought leaders and innovators to San Francisco for a two-day conference

LION Summit: Innovation for Local Digital Media Entrepreneurs

October 16, 2014

Local indie publishers and industry experts will convene in Chicago for the second LION Publishers Summit.

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