Curriculum

List of online resources and organizations covering:

  • Building Relationships with the Media
  • Communications Writing
  • Framing and Messaging
  • Interviewing
  • Letters to the Editor
  • Media Plans and Strategy
  • Online and Digital Storytelling
  • Press Releases and Pitching
  • Storytelling...

Audience: High School Youth

Time frame:  2 hours

Workshops cover:

  • Basebuilding within a movement context
  • Different types of outreach and contact work
  • Developing and delivering effective RAPs
  • One on Ones
  • Retention

 

The Spin Project strengthens nonprofit social justice organizations, small and large, to communicate effectively for themselves. http://www.spinproject.org/index.php

  • Contact them to get a copy of their manuals...

Concise set of tips and sample outline for volunteer orientation before canvassing or conducting outreach.

Praxis Project: is a national, nonprofit organization that builds partnerships with local groups to influence policymaking to address the underlying, systemic causes of community problems.

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Global Action Project works with young people most affected by injustice to build the knowledge, tools, and relationships needed to create media for community power, cultural expression, and political change.

Global Action Project developed the Media...

The Center for Media Justiceis a dynamic communications strategy and media policy tank for grassroots organizations serving communities of color and America’s poor. http://centerformediajustice.org/

Check out their toolbox:...

The Spin Project strengthens nonprofit social justice organizations, small and large, to communicate effectively for themselves. http://www.spinproject.org/index.php

  • Contact them to get a copy of their manuals...

The Center for Media Justiceis a dynamic communications strategy and media policy tank for grassroots organizations serving communities of color and America’s poor. http://centerformediajustice.org/

Check out their toolbox:...

Goals:

A. Know the use of tactics as part of a larger strategy to win a campaign

B. Understandtacticsescalation

C. Identify various kinds of tactics and considerations for when to use different kinds of tactics

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