Media Storytelling

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: http://centerformediajustice.org/toolbox/media-how-tos/ ——- SmartMeme builds movements and amplifies the impact of grassroots organizing with new strategy and training resources, values based communications, collaborations, and meme campaigning.… Read more

Communications Writing

The Spin Project strengthens nonprofit social justice organizations, small and large, to communicate effectively for themselves. https://spinacademy.org/ Contact them to get a copy of their manuals https://spinacademy.org/contact-us/ Use their resources page to access: Strategic Communications Planning (tutorial, guide, sample plan) Identifying Your Target Audience Developing Relationships with Reporters Writing for Communications Online Communications Broadcast Media and Spokesperson Skills News Releases Community Organizing and Strategic Communications Working with PR Consultants Favorite… Read more

Building Relationships with the Media

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 https://spinacademy.org/contact-us/ Use their resources page to access: Strategic Communications Planning (tutorial, guide, sample plan) Identifying Your Target Audience Developing Relationships with Reporters Writing for Communications Online Communications Broadcast Media and Spokesperson Skills News Releases Community Organizing and Strategic Communications Working with PR Consultants Favorite… Read more

Community Food Security 101

An Interactive Educational Tool Community Food Security is a practical concept that gives a fresh breath of life to the anti-hunger movement. In the face of rising hunger and increasing alienation from our food sources, community food security is gaining momentum as a movement.… Read more

Online Communications Strategy

The 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. ——– The Alliance for Educational Justice is a new national alliance of youth organizing and intergenerational groups working for educational justice.… Read more

Media Interviewing

The Center for Media Justice is 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: http://centerformediajustice.org/toolbox/media-how-tos/ ** Resources and trainings in Spanish as well ——- SmartMeme builds movements and amplifies the impact of grassroots organizing with new strategy and training resources, values based communications, collaborations, and meme campaigning.… Read more

Communicate Justice 101

The Communicate Justice 101 toolkit is designed to provide the tips and tools necessary to conduct effective media campaigns for youth rights and racial justice. Curriculum covers: Research and Issue ID Campaign Development and Strategy Cutting the Issue Campaign Launch Campaign Escalation Documentation and Evaluation Favorite… Read more

Press Releases and Pitching Stories

The Center for Media Justice is 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: http://centerformediajustice.org/toolbox/media-how-tos/ ——- The Spin Project strengthens nonprofit social justice organizations, small and large, to communicate effectively for themselves.… Read more

Framing and Messaging

The Center for Media Justice is 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: https://centerformediajustice.org/category/media-how-tos/ ——- The 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.… Read more

Media Plans and Strategy

The Center for Media Justice is 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: https://centerformediajustice.org/category/media-how-tos/ ——- The 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.… Read more