Sep 5 – #Storymakers 2017: Creating Images and Videos with Adobe Spark

Join us for a Storytelling workshop, sponsored by TechSoup & Adobe.

When: Tuesday, September 5th, 2017, at 6 pm
Where: Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 6340 Napa Woods Way, Naples

The ability to create a digital story is a skill that nonprofits must have to survive. Fundraising and advocacy both depend on convincing a supporter to take action. Compelling storytelling is the key. TechSoup is committed to supporting nonprofits in telling their own stories and has been running Storymakers campaigns for the last seven years.

Storymakers 2017 will launch on September 5, 2017, and run through October 31, 2017. TechSoup will award over $10,000 in cash prizes to the top community and expertly judged stories on November 15, 2017.You can read more about TechSoup’s Storymakers 2017 here

Sarah Schweiger at Tech4Good September 2017Sarah Schweiger, graphic and web designer and Adobe Usergroup organizer from Tampa, will be our visiting expert and teach us via an online conference about how to use Adobe Spark, a free storytelling tool.

As Adobe says on its Spark website: “Communicate with impact! Create impactful social graphics, web stories and animated videos with Spark’s free graphic design app.”

Sarah Schweiger works as graphics and web designer at Architects Design Group in Winterpark, Florida. She successfully manages & designs all the creative department’s materials including proposal development, marketing initiatives, email / social media campaigns, and worked collaboratively with the marketing team. She also mentors junior staff on color correction, software solutions, best printing practices, and documentation creation.

Sarah enjoys using the Spark pages to show off the pictures of architecture the company. Spark pages are straightforward for a non-graphic designer to edit on the fly. Their non-technical Marketing Director uses Adobe Spark at trade shows. In her spare time, Sarah runs the Local Adobe User Group in Tampa.

Meeting Agenda:

5:30 set-up and new members
6:00 Dinner & introductions
6:30 Announcements
6:45 Adobe Spark Introduction
7:45 Q & A
8:00 The end and clean-up

“The Warm Up” ~ All first-time attendees will be greeted at 5:30 pm and will be introduced to our other members to help get the lay of the land, so to speak: What is Tech4Good, the agenda, and some of the routines we established throughout the meeting.

We invite all local nonprofit organizations to network, learn, test and explore new technologies, to exchange ideas and best practices. #nptech #t4gswfl #nptechclub #net2

Photo by veeterzy on Unsplash

Thank you to our sponsors

web & mobile developer for business and nonprofits in Naples, Florida. WordPress Meetup SWFL organizer, Netsquared organizer, #nptech, photographer.
Works at Pauli Systems, Naples , FL (project manager for Enterprise WordPress and CiviCRM implementations, custom API integrations) and co-founder Relevanza – digital marketing agency for Florida and North Carolina, volunteer NPTechProjects providing nonprofit technology support and education in Florida

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