Utilizing social media

I have run our wlhsNOW Instagram with the goal of getting more of our school’s populous to follow us.

The biggest challenge was controlling the quality of content on our page with the other people that had access to the account.

When I first logged in to the account in the middle of March 2018, we were at 350 followers, and on June 1, 2018 we were at 600 followers.

I made posts on current events students were involved in, and updates on things going on around the school. These posts showcased my photography and writing skills.

Post on the nationwide walkout which took place on April 20, 2018.

Post on the night of a choir concert.

Post on the  nationwide walkout which took place on March 14, 2018, one month after the Parkland shooting.

Personality profile I posted to remind students to pick up their yearbooks.

Post I made promoting the sales of our school’s literary and arts magazine.

Sharing writing and photojournalism on my accounts

Post I made sharing photos from March of Our Lives Portland.

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Post I made sharing photos from the walkout that took place on April 20, 2018.

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Post I made the Pulse Night Club mass shooting in Orlando in 2016.

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TheAntiMedia posted "Last week, Americans were scared of gays in public restrooms and memorizing a Muslim sports figure.  This week they suddenly care about gays and are afraid of Muslims." We are fed new stories all the time.  We react by coming together, and dedicating posts and starting conversations.  But then a new story comes along and the conversation dies out, so nothing gets done.  The conversations have to continue.  Right now we are coming together, grieving over the souls lost in the largest mass shooting in this countries recent history.  This was a hate crime.  We need more love, more acceptance.  We live in a "free" country, we should be free to express ourselves for who we are, without the fear of being hurt for doing so. It's absolutely horrible how people being themselves, and loving who they love led to this.  May the victims rest in Peace, Paradise, and Pride. #PrayForOrlando #PrayForPeace #NoHateJustLove #LoveisLove

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Post I made after a terrorist attack in Paris in 2015.

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Since the start of the Paris attack yesterday, I've seen a lot of hatred against Muslims on social media… I've seen people say that this was all Muslims fault, that they wish all Muslims will die, get cancer, and that EVERY last Muslim should be not aloud in Europe, or the United States.. Do the people saying these things realize that they are accusing a religion of 1.5 billion people for muder? that they are blaming and choosing to hate on a religion? Not every terrorist is Muslim, and not every Muslim is a terrist. I am not Muslim but I know that the Quran reads NOT to murder, and not to suicide. In my opinion the terrorists were not really Muslim if they believed that this attack was their duty… how could terrorism have a religion? how could killing hundreds of people be to serve a God? Please send good vibes, and please, hope the best for humanity…. #PrayForHumanity #prayforparis #prayforjapan #prayforgaza #prayforyemen #prayforpakistan #prayforpalestine #prayforafghanistan #prayforiraq #prayforsudan #prayformakkah #prayfornepal #prayforsomalia #prayforbaghdad #prayforbeirut #prayformexico #prayforjapan #anakaliafoto

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