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Thursday, July 19, 2012

Vote for us!

The Farmworker Association of Florida is 1 of 13 finalist in the running for the Rural Digital Advocacy Grant!

But you only have until TOMORROW, July 19th to VOTE!


The organization with the most votes will receive $10,000 to fund their project!

How to Vote!
1) Go to http://www.ncsu.edu/iei/index.php/our-work/rural-people-rural-policy/rural-digital-advocacy-grants 
2)  click on the link that says 'vote now'

3)  select "Rural Florida Communications Project"

4)  submit your vote!

It only takes 30 seconds... So what are you waiting for!

The Farmworker Association of Florida is requesting to support our Rural Florida Communications (RFC) Project, which will train rural community-based organizations that work with farmworkers, immigrants, and low-income persons to utilize Skype for video conferencing to advance advocacy and policy change activities.  Rural communities have distinct needs and challenges in effective use of technology to improve communications, advance collaborative work, and maximize resources.  The RFC Project will bring together organizations from South, Central, and North Florida that work together to advocate for policy changes to improve the living and working conditions in farmworker communities.  Through the RFC Project, these organizations will receive training on the benefits of using Skype; multilingual step-by-step instructions on Skype video conferencing and other features; and hands-on, interactive practice using Skype.


Please, share this link with your family, friends, and colleagues!
For more information, please visit the Institute for Emerging Issues website at http://www.ncsu.edu/iei/index.php/our-work/rural-people-rural-policy/rural-digital-advocacy-grants.

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