New Year, new learning opportunities

New Year, new learning opportunities

Build your communications toolkit with two upcoming learning opportunities! Share with your networks and register soon, both have limited seating: Make your organization’s next video WORK FREE Seminar presented with D.A. Bullock of Bully Creative Wed, Feb 3 6:30pm at Intermedia Arts Registration and more details: http://bit.ly/videoWORK   Strategies for Social Justice Storytelling 3-part workshop series, sliding scale registration Tuesday, Feb 23, Mar 1, AND Mar 8, 6:00 – 9:00pm Attendance at all three dates is mandatory for participation.… Read More ›

01.20
2016
Let Them Play MSHSL

Let Them Play MSHSL

On October 1, I attended the Minnesota State High School League’s public hearing on the proposed policy that would allow transgender athletes to play on the team that best aligns with their gender identity. Ultimately, this policy would be one step in recognizing and respecting a community that dominant culture seeks to isolate and silence.… Read More ›

12.04
2014
MPIRG and Sarah photo

Facilitating and Framing: Through the Lens of an Intern

My heart was racing. I looked out at the sea of expectant eyes, feeling like they were swallowing me whole. I couldn’t disappoint them. They were all here with high expectations and minds filled with their own unique perceived truths; the two things that can potentially hinder growth and learning. And I, the “expert”, was the reason why they came here.… Read More ›

11.24
2014
Missing Class

Class Cultures and Communication Styles

I recently had the pleasure and privilege of participating a training held by Class Action and sponsored in part by Line Break Media, titled: “Both/And Communications: Tapping Class Cultures for Community Outreach.” Class Action is an organization dedicated to ending classism, and providing a safe space for people of all classes to connect and identify issues of class and classism.… Read More ›

07.08
2014
Story as a Starting Point

Story as a Starting Point

If you’d talked to my high school self, the one who was convinced my life would be full of monkeywrenching and chaining myself to trees, she would be surprised, and perhaps even disappointed, that I ended up in the communications game. If you’d talked to my mid-twenties self, the one who was agitating for climate justice and green jobs, the reaction may have been similar.… Read More ›

07.08
2014