Category Archives: Workshops NYC 2013

Using Video: Tips for Beginners (Morning)

Video is a compelling medium that can carry your message to new audiences if you do it right. If not, you can spend lots of time and money creating video that doesn’t advance your group’s work. We’ll learn best practices … Continue reading

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Strategic Communications for Progressives (Morning)

This interactive workshop will examine how to get your message out to current and potential supporters (donors, volunteers, policymakers etc.) – and how to reframe the conversation about your issues. With a mix of presentation and small group work, we … Continue reading

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Using Social Media to Engage People (Morning)

You see other groups are on Facebook and Twitter, but how can your group make the best use of social media with limited time and resources? How can you use social media to engage educate people and move your audience … Continue reading

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How Effective is Your Website? (Afternoon)

This is a highly interactive workshop where we’ll visit websites together and offer “website audits.” We’ll suggest specific improvements to each website we look at together and answer questions like: Who is your target audience? How effective is the site … Continue reading

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Building Relationships with Reporters: Dos and Don’ts (Afternoon)

This workshop will present a panel of journalists along with social justice activists who have been able to build positive working relationships with the media. Panelists will cover: Do’s and Don’ts of pitching a story to a reporter What makes … Continue reading

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Using the “American Justice Missing in Action” Project #ajmia for Creative Public Actions (Afternoon)

For generations, activists have used larger-than-life visuals, costumes and street theater to convey big social justice ideas to people who might otherwise just tune out thinking, “what does this have to do with me?” These creative media actions give us … Continue reading

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