|From:||Renée Renata Bergan <email@example.com>|
|Sent time:||Monday, October 17, 2011 2:54:58 PM|
|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
Was there a media mtg this am and if so, can those notes be sent?
Renée Renata Bergan
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> 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: email@example.com - 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
>> - Dialogue: Open space for dialogue about deepening and developing
>> - Relationship Building & Networking: Have fun and build
>> 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
>> Lunch will be provided - please RSVP firstname.lastname@example.org - subject
>> 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
>> 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
>> and to bring a narrative power analysis to the project of framing.
>> 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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