|From:||Abraham Heisler <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Sent time:||Monday, October 17, 2011 2:49:07 PM|
|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 <email@example.com> wrote:
> 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: firstname.lastname@example.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
> - 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 email@example.com - subject line:
> 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
> (617) 249-4159
> 101 tremont st, suite 812
> boston, ma 02108
> "Whatever you can imagine is real.."
> -Pablo Picasso
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