Now more than ever, social media has the potential and power to activate new audiences, motivate change, or even polarize and divide.
Learn from the inside of the world's most powerful social media platform how you can leverage your superpowers — your ability to drive positive social change — through your personal stories and networks. Join us for a breakfast program featuring a talk by Facebook's Creative Strategist, Neisha Tweed, followed by a panel discussion with local community leaders.
Neisha Tweed (Facebook), Los Glover (Def Perception), Brennan Balestrieri (Freelance Strategic Communications & Political Advisor), and Stephanie Rhodes (Showing Up for Racial Justice).
Facebook, Coffee Makes You Black, Zeidler Center
Neisha Tweed is a Creative Strategist at Facebook where she works with global brands and advertising agencies. Over the last 10 years she has accumulated a huge trunk-load of awards for her copywriting and creative work at a number of ad agencies including mcgarrybowen, Publicis Kaplan Thaler, GlobalHue and Ogilvy & Mather. She also taught writing at the Miami Ad School for 3 years.
As a skilled communicator, creative director, and writer, Neisha is constantly pushing herself and others to be amazing. This perspective spills over into her passions for mentorship as well as diversity and inclusion in the advertising and tech industries. To this end, for the past 5 years, she has written and curated advice for up-and-coming creatives at her blog — a guide on how to get in and stay in the advertising business.
About Coffee Makes You Black
Created as a place to share and spread information, Coffee Makes You Black is anchored in the midst of The Teutonia Avenue Togetherness Redevelopment Project, a mixed-use initiative involving local businesses and community organizations. It's chicken and waffles will leave you feeling as warm and confortable as it's large sunlit windows and intimate meeting area.
About the Zeidler Center
The Zeidler Center organizes civil dialogues and trainings for individuals, groups, and communities to decrease polarization, improve communication, and foster relationships or cooperation where differences may lead to conflicts.