Using social media to engage migrant communities

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<ul><li> 1. Devon Grapevine using social media to engage migrant communities </li> <li> 2. Overview <ul><li>The issue continuing to engage with BME residents in Devon, following a Community Safety mapping project </li></ul><ul><li>The solution an online social network the Devon Grapevine </li></ul><ul><li>Successes and lessons learned </li></ul></li> <li> 3. Successes and lessons learned <ul><li>Successes </li></ul><ul><li>174 members including 29 featured members (groups and organisations) </li></ul><ul><li>Added by members: 39 videos, 101 photos and more than 150 blog posts </li></ul><ul><li>New links made between individuals and groups </li></ul><ul><li>Race hate issues raised </li></ul><ul><li>Lessons learned </li></ul><ul><li>Clarity about purpose and target membership </li></ul><ul><li>Start small and grow slowly </li></ul><ul><li>Build on existing connections </li></ul><ul><li>Attend community events </li></ul><ul><li>Admins social role - to accept, greet, respond to and connect members </li></ul></li> </ul>