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Oakland News Cafe #2: Urban Blend, 333 Broadway, Oakland, CA

Oakland Local

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (PST)

Oakland News Cafe #2: Urban Blend, 333 Broadway,...

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
News Cafe breakfast ticket (drink & pastry) 28 Tickets Ended $7.00 $1.13
Out of work/low income 15 Tickets Ended $4.00 $1.07

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Event Details

Come out and talk about local issues with Oakland Local staff, local leaders, and your neighbors.  Come out this February to Urban Blend on Broadway near Jack London Square, and meet up with  the Oakland Local reporting team and local leaders for a meet up and discussion.

The February news cafe will focus on how people in Oakland use social media to get the word out about causes and events--with powerful results.

Come talk about why social media is a powerful toll for connecting people around events and issues--and sharing important moments as they happen.

Join Oakland Local and sponsor Full Court Communications in an discussion of best practices and real world cases for using social media tools that have taken place right here in Oakland.  Find out how Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, uStream and blogs have become amplifiers for cultural connections and causes-in Oakland and around the world.



Moderator: Dan Cohen, Full Court Press
Intros: Kwan Booth
Steve Fisher, reporter and tweeter, Oakland Local

How does the News Cafe work?

Coffee , tea and pastries are served from  8:00 to 9:00 a.m., followed by a panel discussion from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.

Admission is $4-7  drink and pastry included,  sliding scale for folks who are out of work, students, etc.

Editorial coverage for this event is sponsored by Full Court Communications, Oakland's super cool communications and social marketing company

For info on sponsorship of future events, contact newscafe@oaklandlocal.com;  Send ideas for NewsCafe to newscafe@oaklandlocal.com

Have questions about Oakland News Cafe #2: Urban Blend, 333 Broadway, Oakland, CA? Contact Oakland Local

When & Where

Urban Blend
333 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94611

Tuesday, February 28, 2012 from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM (PST)

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Oakland Local

Oakland Local is the independent, non-profit news resource for what’s happening in education, city government, food, innovative tech, arts & culture, youth & more in Oakland.  We are journalists, educators, women, people of color and entrepreneurs funded by Google, the Fund for Ethics and Excellence in Journalism, the Fund for Investigative Journalism,  the Investigative News Network, the California Endowment Foundation, and many local small donors--like you.

We are the authentic voices of Oakland. Our contributors live across the city and range in age from 17-75. We publish diverse viewpoints from a wide range of people drawn together by their passion to reflect the real Oakland and tell the stories that should be told and are not. We publish community voices and professional reporters and we love youth and beginners as well as OGs and experienced folks.

We are pro-small and local business. We're all about shopping locally and helping merchants, artisans and small business people use our site and our classes and programs to connect to community who will buy from their and keep and bring money and jobs into the community. We celebrate Oakland innovators, workers, and business folks, because they are us.

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Oakland News Cafe #2: Urban Blend, 333 Broadway, Oakland, CA
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