# Hashtags for Continued Community #

A low barrier, inclusive way for students to connect now and through college.

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Hashtags can provide an instant community no matter where your students move on to. This project is student-initiated, doesn’t take a lot of time, and utilizes something students are already doing- posting on social media. Help your group, class, or school stay connected by creating a collective hashtag for them to use on social media.

How you can get started:


  • Talk with your student body about using social media to stay in touch after high school.
  • Give agency to students to suggest and vote on a unique #hashtag to use.
  • Make it a contest!
  • Stream the images and videos at the end of year events!  
  • Share this new hashtag with the student body using posters and in the school news. 
  • Encourage students to try out the hashtag during end of the year events, through summer, and beyond.

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Interested in getting started with your school or students? Let's start prototyping! Please share ideas and iterations with us!

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Photo of Paula Marra
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AHA! Let's all talk about it! How would you make that happen? would you set up a time for the discussion? would you have different channels? would love to hear more!

Photo of Lauren Hancock
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Hi all, 

adding in our collab document now! Here's the link if you want to read through and add ideas. https://docs.google.com/document/d/120KC5thRyk75dyVigUW-j1sJi6NIy9OJ0R8NIU2_OZQ/edit

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