Write 3-5 page essay on how well Spotlight on Poverty (my organization of choice) uses social media to spread knowledge on poverty in America and human activism. The outline is linked below and my script from a PowerPoint that I made about it last week. Also you will need to write about poverty in America and include a few facts. All of this is stated in the “assignmentsheet.pdf”. Make sure to show their use of social media on twitter Facebook and YouTube. Also show how many retweets and likes they go to to show effectiveness. I also linked my video presentation on it. This is an English 11 assignment so the vocabulary doesn’t need to be amazingation & what inspired
them to become involved…)?
What is the background of the movement
(when it formed, other group associations,
number of those involved,
length of activity, and key leaders…)?
What human rights issue are they advocating
What are the goals of the activist/
organization (action, discussion, awareness,
Requirements: 750-1200 words (3-5 pages), MLA Format, Works Cited, 5+ sources; 3 images
of content from social media platforms
Grading: 25% of Q1 Grade. Please read the 1-3 rubric for information.
Blogs, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, all of these mediums of social networking
are now being used by many social justice movements and human rights activists.
As we continue to use the internet for our source of information, social media functions
as a vehicle for information and change. However, this “vehicle” has been criticized by
some for its lack of effectiveness.
Driving Question: How effective is social media in raising awareness about a human rights