From:   Abraham Heisler <abe@abrahamheisler.com>
Sent time:   Monday, October 17, 2011 2:49:07 PM
To:   globalrevolutionmedia@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] 11 AM Tues: story-based strategy at 16 Beaver
 

This looks awesome and absolutely necessary! I will definitely be

there. I'd like to urge other media people to go as well. This is

vital for figuring out our messaging.

 

On Mon, Oct 17, 2011 at 2:38 PM, Michael Premo <m.premo@gmail.com> wrote:

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> Changing the Story and the #Occupy Meme:

> Workshop on Occupied Wall Street hosted by smartMeme

> Facilitated by: smartMeme strategy & training project

> Tuesday October 18, 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM

> Lunch provided to RSVPs: doyle@smartmeme.org - subject line: RSVP

> Donations graciously accepted, but not required...

> 16 Beaver St, Manhattan: http://16beavergroup.org/about/#directions

> Goals of the workshop:

> - Model Share: Present smartMeme's model of narrative power analysis and

> story-based strategy

> - Analysis: Practice narrative thinking about the occupy meme and movement

> - Dialogue: Open space for dialogue about deepening and developing narrative

> strategy

> - Relationship Building & Networking: Have fun and build relationships

> Who should come?

> - smartMeme network folks

> - OWS folks

> - organizers, media makers, facilitators, strategists and story tellers who

> are part of the occupy movement and moment

> Draft Agenda:

> * Welcoming & getting grounded

> * What is story-based strategy all about?

> * Reflection on the OWS narrative so far

> * The Battle of the Story for Occupy

> * Moving forward

> More Info:

> The formal workshop will run from 11:30 to 2:30.

> We have the space from 11 - 3 for informal networking before and after.

> Lunch will be provided - please RSVP doyle@smartmeme.org - subject line:

> RSVP

> This is an impromptu workshop, hastily thrown together in the spirit of the

> emergent moment...sorry about short notice! We are also in need of a

> projector, if you've got one!

> Who is smartMeme/What is story-based strategy?

> SmartMeme is a national strategy center that offers social justice networks

> and organizations the analysis, training and strategic support to win the

> battle of ideas with narrative strategies. SmartMeme re-imagines methods to

> achieve fundamental social change with effective story-based approaches to

> framing that amplify the impact of grassroots organizing and challenge the

> underlying assumptions that shape the status quo. Story-based strategy is a

> method to link organizing & communications with the power of storytelling

> and to bring a narrative power analysis to the project of framing. Learn

> more at www.smartmeme.org - or by reading our new book, Re:Imagining Change

> - How to Use Story-based Strategies to Win Campaigns, Build Movements, and

> Change the World (PM Press, 2010)

> Check out our site: www.smartmeme.org

> Anti-Oppression Principles: http://smartmeme.org/article.php?id=298

> Book: www.smartmeme.org/book

> .........................................

> doyle@smartmeme.org

> (617) 249-4159

> 101 tremont st, suite 812

> boston, ma 02108

> www.smartmeme.org

> ..........................................

> "Whatever you can imagine is real.."

> -Pablo Picasso

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