The Power of Visual Art for Social Good for the July 31 Nonprofit Commons Meeting

This Friday, July 31st, TechSoup’s Nonprofit Commons in Second Life meeting will feature Michelle Morton presenting on using social photo sharing sites like Pinterest. And how creative images and video can visually tell the story of your org’s mission, challenge perceptions, and is a powerful tool for initiating change.

VIRTUALVillage Media will also share info on their recently launched social good Visual Art Contest, whose theme is “Art Changes the World”.  The contest invites people to share their vision, in five categories, on how art can change the world. Open to ALL visual mediums and artists including: 3D and motion graphics, machinima, short films, digital art, fine art, photographers, designers, architects, and other creatives. More details at:

Michelle Morton is the President and Co-Founder of VIRTUALVillage Media, a digital media and communications agency based in National Harbor, MD. With over 15 years experience in digital media and integrated marketing, Michelle has managed projects for clients such as the Department of Defense, Motorola, Kodak International, DennysBadia Spices, Leadership Laboratory, CRECGroup and Michelle also maintains a PMP Certification, Inbound Certification, HubSpot Certification and Digital Signage Certifications. Michelle loves building brands and working side by side with organizations to reach their communication and outreach goals. Her specialties include digital media, integrated marketing, creative design, event marketing, project management and information technology.


Join us in Second Life!

Nonprofit Commons Weekly Meeting

Friday, July 31st, 8:30 AM PDT / SLT

Plush Nonprofit Commons Amphitheater


AGENDA (all times below PT)

  • 8:30 am Introductions
  • 8:40 am TechSoup Announcements
  • 8:45 am Mentors Central 
  • 9:00 am Featured Presentation – Michelle Morton (Faith Aljon in SL) 
  • 9:45 am Open Mic / Announcements 

The mission of the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life is to create a community for nonprofits to explore and learn about virtual worlds, foster connections, and discover the many ways in which nonprofits might utilize the unique environment of Second Life to achieve their missions. 


Written by: Rhiannon Chatnoir