From:   Renée Renata Bergan <renee@renegadepix.net>
Sent time:   Monday, October 17, 2011 2:54:58 PM
To:   globalrevolutionmedia@googlegroups.com
Subject:   Re: [GlobalRevolutionMedia] 11 AM Tues: story-based strategy at 16 Beaver
 

I have a commitment at noon in brooklyn, so can't attend. Pls send

notes.

 

Was there a media mtg this am and if so, can those notes be sent?

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Renée Renata Bergan

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On Oct 17, 2011, at 4:49 PM, Abraham Heisler wrote:

 

> 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:

>>

>>

>>

>> 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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