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Social Media Policy

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Updated January 2016

All social media channels used by the Women’s and Children’s Alliance (WCA) and connected with the WCA as an organization will adhere to the following code of conduct. The scope and intent of all WCA social media activity is to educate, engage, and inform individuals about the WCA, domestic abuse and sexual assault in an effort to break the cycle of violence in our community. The WCA will utilize this policy consistently across all WCA social media channels.

  • The WCA understands that social media includes all means of communicating or posting information or content of any sort on the Internet, including to WCA’s own or an outside party’s blog, personal web site, social networking or affinity web site (e.g., Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube and wikis), web bulletin board or a chat-room, as well as any other form of electronic communication.
  • The WCA understands that all statements made by WCA social media channels are public and permanent.
  • The WCA understands that all statements posted by WCA social media channels will be perceived as statements made by the organization as a whole and not by the individual posting.
  • The WCA will maintain consistency across all social media channels by adhering to the overall mission and goals of the WCA as an organization. Aforementioned mission and goals can be found here.
  • The WCA will refrain from posting statements, photographs, video or audio that are false, misleading, obscene, defamatory, threatening, harassing, fraudulent, discriminatory, or invasive of the privacy of others. Specifically:
    • The WCA will not post content that is derogatory toward any person or groups of persons, including content that is in any way exclusive of any race, religion, political party, or other belief system.
    • The WCA will respect confidentiality of all clients and post only content in which permission to post has been specifically given.
    • The WCA will require signed release forms for all photos and statements made by minors.
    • The WCA will not allow any comments or posts by outside parties that may be perceived as derogatory to any individuals or groups of people remain on their social media channels.
      • In the event that a comment is removed by a member of the communications team, the WCA will contact the party and notify the party of the reasons for removal.
  • The WCA will pay strict attention to copyright laws and copyright infringement in all of their posts across all WCA social media channels.
    • Any and all concerns of copyright infringement should be immediately directed to the Communications Team.
  • The WCA will not endorse or promote any brands, products, persons, political or religious beliefs, or other specific entities on WCA social media channels unless organization as a whole has confirmed to endorsement or promotion of the entity.
  • The WCA will utilize proper and up to date branding images at all times.
  • The WCA will pay careful and consistent attention to adjusting and updating privacy settings on all channels in order to maintain protection of clients and staff.

Any and all questions regarding the WCA social media policy should be directed to the communications team at info@wcaboise.org.

EVENTS

Apr 21

2021

Virtual Never Your Fault Presentation

An Informational session over ZOOM about sexual violence, assault, harassment and consent, so we can all thrive in a safe and healthy community.

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Apr 23

2021

Lunch and Learn with Laura

Our Lunch and Learn sessions are an  opportunity to learn more about The WCA and the clients we serve! Our Philanthropy Manager,  Laura will share an overview of our services , the clients we serve and our current needs. Bring your lunch  and any questions you have  to this virtual  monthly check in! When: April 23, 12-12:30 […]

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Apr 28

2021

Denim Day

April 28, 2021 is Denim Day Denim Day is a day-long awareness campaign that allows us to honor survivors of sexual assault and start conversations about the dangers of victim blaming. Why denim? In 1992 an 18-year-old Italian girl was sexually assaulted by her 45-year-old male driving instructor. While he was initially convicted of the […]

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Apr 29

2021

Virtual Break The Cycle Presentation

An Informational session over ZOOM about domestic abuse, warning signs, barriers to leaving, resources and information about supporting others.

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May 28

2021

Lunch and Learn with Laura

Our Lunch and Learn sessions are an  opportunity to learn more about The WCA and the clients we serve! Our Philanthropy Manager,  Laura will share an overview of our services , the clients we serve and our current needs. Bring your lunch  and any questions you have  to this virtual  monthly check in! When: May 28, 11:30 […]

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Jun 08

2021

Lunch and Learn with Laura

Our Lunch and Learn sessions are an  opportunity to learn more about The WCA and the clients we serve! Our Philanthropy Manager,  Laura will share an overview of our services , the clients we serve and our current needs. Bring your lunch  and any questions you have  to this virtual  monthly check in! When: June 8, 12-12:30 […]

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Jul 13

2021

Lunch and Learn with Laura

Our Lunch and Learn sessions are an  opportunity to learn more about The WCA and the clients we serve! Our Philanthropy Manager,  Laura will share an overview of our services , the clients we serve and our current needs. Bring your lunch  and any questions you have  to this virtual  monthly check in! When: July 13, 12-12:30 […]

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Oct 01

2021

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month (DVAM) – which provides an opportunity to educate and engage our community and help people learn more about domestic abuse and how as individuals and as a community we can work to break the cycle of abuse. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 1 in 4 […]

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