April Social Media Toolkit: Connecting Families
April’s theme is “Connecting Families,” and the content highlights how citizenship allows individuals to reunite with their families outside the U.S. Below are draft tweets and Facebook posts you can tweak and post on your social media accounts. You can find images of diverse individuals that you can post on your accounts embedded below. The image size is optimized for Facebook and Twitter which is why they appear so large below. Just right click on the image to save it. We also welcome your translations into other languages and can update these images as you share them with us.
Other content in this toolkit includes:
- Ellis Island Family History Day posts
- New American Success Story posts
- Partner Spotlight posts
- Template workshop social media graphic
Scroll down to find this content.
Note: If you come up with your own posts or edit the samples below, include the #NewAmericans hashtag.
Becoming a citizen makes it easier to apply for your family to join you in the U.S. Learn more at http://newamericanscampaign.org/resources/help #NewAmericans
Citizenship allows families to be together and start a better life in the U.S. Learn more at http://newamericanscampaign.org/resources/help #NewAmericans
We help green card holders apply for citizenship so they can be reunited with their families: http://newamericanscampaign.org/resources/help #NewAmericans
Becoming a U.S. citizen means you can help your relatives get a green card faster. Learn more at http://newamericanscampaign.org/resources/help #NewAmericans
One of the many benefits of citizenship is applying for your loved ones to join you in the U.S. If you are a lawful permanent resident who needs help applying for citizenship, learn more at http://newamericanscampaign.org/resources/help. #NewAmericans
There is also one day this month where we encourage you to tweet – Ellis Island Family History Day, which celebrates immigrants who came to the U.S. through Ellis Island. Use the content and graphic below to highlight immigrant contributions.
Ellis Island Family History Day (April 17)
#EllisIsland History Day is another opportunity to celebrate all immigrant contributions to the U.S. #NewAmericans
On #EllisIsland Family History Day, celebrate the contributions of all immigrant families who call the U.S. home. #NewAmericans
This Ellis Family History Day, let’s celebrate all immigrants who have come to the U.S. and contributed to make this country great. #NewAmericans
Powerful Story from a New American
We are thrilled about the stories you share with us, which make your important work come to life. Our most recent story came from the Filipino American Service Group Inc. (FASGI) and focuses on Florencio Sunga Mallari, who in March 2008 came to the United States from the Philippines to make a better life for himself. Use the social media below to share Florencio’s story. And if you have any story leads that you want us to follow up on, please email your coach!
Powerful story from #NewAmericans partner FASGI about a 79 yr old who recently became a citizen. http://newamericanscampaign.org/news/why-i-became-a-citizen-at-79
At age 79, a Filipino immigrant in L.A. became a citizen. Read why his love of family motivated him. http://newamericanscampaign.org/news/why-i-became-a-citizen-at-79 #NewAmericans
At 79, a Filipino immigrant in L.A. became a U.S. citizen because of his love of family and community. Read about his experience and the support he received through the Filipino American Service Group Inc. http://newamericanscampaign.org/news/why-i-became-a-citizen-at-79 #NewAmericans
Partner Spotlight: Asian Americans Advancing Justice
Over 140 organizations partner with the New Americans Campaign to help aspiring Americans become citizens. Asian Americans Advancing Justice recently wrote a powerful blog that underscores its commitment to the work. We encourage you to read it and share it on social media.
Powerful reminder from #NewAmericans partners @AAAJ_AAJC & @AAAJ_LA on the power of citizenship http://newamericanscampaign.org/news/encouraging-citizenship-new-climate-same-commitment
Even in changing political climates, organizations like Asian Americans Advancing Justice remain committed to promoting citizenship in communities across the U.S. Read what motivates their efforts: http://newamericanscampaign.org/news/encouraging-citizenship-new-climate-same-commitment #NewAmericans
Template Workshop Image
Finally, we want to continue giving you content that you can use, and we know workshops are the most powerful lever for citizenship. For that reason, we have developed a simple, clear and easy to read template that you can use on social media to promote your workshops. Download the template.