175: The Power of Social Media for Community Advocacy with Benjamin Perez
This week our special guest is Benjamin Perez who discusses the topic of the power of using social media for community advocacy. Benjamin is a first-generation college graduate and now a first-generation professional. He creates content that brings awareness on topics such as higher education, mental health, masculinity, assimilation, first-gen education, mental health, masculinity, first-gen experiences, the college experience, Greek Life, and the Latinx diaspora in the United States. His passion is empowering and advocating for his culture.
In this episode we cover:
– How he transitioned from using social media for work to using it as a resource to help many students find their purpose
– The challenges and benefits of building a social media platform
– The future of @pereztheadvisor
– Tips for how to get started with building and growing a platform, and more!
You can connect with Benjamin in the following ways:
IG & TikTok: @pereztheadvisor & Latinx Greek Life Podcast
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