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Best Resources for Dance Marathon Student Leaders and Advisors

Looking for resources specific to your position? Look no further! We’ve compiled the latest and greatest video content for you to learn from your peers and from our network! Check out the best resources for Dance Marathon in each of these YouTube Playlists below, organized by common Dance Marathon committee and leadership positions.

For presenter info and video times, check out the full presenter guide here: On-Demand-Session-Guide

Advisors – Watch HERE

  • Taking it Back to Step 1: Providing Organizational Context to Onboard Your Program’s Next Leadership Team
  • New Advisor? No Problem
  • We’re All In This Together
  • Small School, Big Impact
  • DMLC 2020 Advisor Workshops (4 separate sessions)

Alumni Relations – Watch HERE

  • Alumni Engagement: Push Days Don’t Need to End After Graduation
  • To Graduation and Beyond: Keys to Keeping Your Alumni Engaged
  • Ready, Set, Alumni!
  • Building Alumni Connections

Branding and Social Media – Watch HERE

  • Creating an Effective and Engaging Brand
  • What an Inspirational Website Can Do For Your Program

Campaigns – Watch HERE

  • Cause Connection Campaigns
  • Creating a Clear, Concise Campaign

Communication – Watch HERE

  • Organization Engagement: Experience Mapping
  • Creating Communication That Will Boost Your Program
  • Lifecycle of a Participant

Corporate Partnerships – Watch HERE

  • How Engaging Community Members Leads to Success
  • Creating and Maintaining Intentional Partnership
  • Building the Ideal Corporate Partnership

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Watch HERE

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Taskforce
  • Defining Inclusive Environments for Optimal Engagement
  • Diversity and Inclusion: It’s More Than Just Checking a Box
  • Things That Make You Say “Oh”: Case Studies of Diversity and Inclusion in Dance Marathon

Family and Hospital – Watch HERE

  • Connecting with Families on Another Level
  • Creating a Cause Connected Campus
  • Be a Kid for a Kid

Fundraising – Watch HERE

  • In-Event Fundraising Ask: Challenge to Reach Goal
  • In-Event Fundraising Ask: Light Up the Room
  • In-Event Fundraising Ask: Venmo Your Why
  • In-Event Fundraising: How to Maximize Dollars When Participants Are Present
  • The One with the Donor Renewal Plan
  • Inspire your Donors with Peer-to-Peer Fundraising
  • Incentivizing Your Fundraisers

High School Dance Marathon – Watch HERE

  • Working with High School Programs
  • The Ins and Outs of High School Programs
  • High School Acquisition
  • Engaging and Creating a Community with Your High School Programs

Leadership and Management – Watch HERE

  • Transitioning Back to In-Person While Maintaining Virtual Successes
  • Retreats
  • Implicit Bias, Microaggressions, Bystander Intervention
  • Inclusion as a Leadership Skill
  • Managing Up
  • Conflict Management
  • Giving and Receiving Feedback

Main Event – Watch HERE

  • Thinking Outside of Your Event Venue
  • Big Event Boxes and Family Programming
  • Build Your Own Big Event
  • Emphasis on Event Experience

Push Days and Weeks – Watch HERE

  • Using Social Media to Host a Successful Fundraising Push Day While on School Breaks
  • How to Host and Execute Multiple Pushes Throughout the Year

Recruitment – Watch HERE

  • Dance Marathon Impact Program
  • Diversifying the Morale Program
  • More Than Just a Table
  • Team Captains – Help Them Help You!
  • A Fresh Look at First-Years: Creating a Community of Young Leaders
  • Fraternity and Sorority Life: Building Authentic Relationships
  • Activating Your Campus on a Registration Push Day
  • Level Up with Morale

Special Events – Watch HERE

  • Dance Marathon the Marathon Virtual Race Day
  • TikTok Dance Off
  • Increasing Participant Engagement Through Special Events

Stewardship – Watch HERE

  • Exec Engagement
  • Stewardship 101
  • Stewardship: Participant Appreciation and Recognition
  • One Team, One Dream: Building a Team Environment That is Worth Fighting For