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#MillionsMissing 2023: “Telling Your Story- In Under A Minute!” Training

In black wording: Tell Your Story Training! is at the top of a red box with the words 2023 #MillionsMissing in the middle. the #MEAction logo and the body politic logos are on the right handside.

May 7, 2023 @ 11:00 am 1:00 pm PDT

Here is the recording of this training: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uCOLJi5WERE

Please note, in order to have a quick turn around to get the video to you, we only have auto captions at this time.

We will be holding a highly interactive 2-hour webinar to inspire you and help you hone your stories for advocacy. In the two hours, we will cover:

  • Why Must We Tell Our Stories? Stories are proven to help us remember and influence how we think and behave. In short, we begin by making the case that stories are the single most powerful communications tool available.
  • How Do You Tell a Memorable and Persuasive Story? The second segment covers the architecture and qualities of compelling stories and how a story is different than a summary or testimonial.
  • How Do You Do All That in Under 1 Minute?!?! We will share how to boil your story down to its essence and bring people into your experience for a hyper-brief social post.
  • Delivery- We’ll cover some tips and tricks to help you create the best looking and sounding video you can.

Here is a link to a pre-workshop assignment document to help you prepare your thoughts and ideas before Sunday’s training: https://www.meaction.net/wp-content/uploads/2023/05/MEAction-Pre-Workshop-Assignment-MM23.pdf

If you are not able to attend this training or stay the full length, it will be recorded and shared the following day.

The Goodman Center is honored to be part of supporting #MillionsMissing. We know that your stories are the most powerful tool you have to build a global movement.

About Kirsten Farrell
Kirsten Farrell is the Director of The Goodman Center, which teaches communications and marketing professionals how to reach more people with more impact. She publishes free-range thinking and The Do Good Better Blog both of which are Goodman Center resources that share tools and guidance for public interest professionals to connect to and communicate with their audience. The Goodman Center is internationally known for speeches and workshops on storytelling. Kirsten has facilitated innumerable workshops and webinars for clients including The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, UCLA, The National Museum of African American History and Culture, Bank of America, John R. Oishei Foundation and many others.

She is on the advisory team for The Corporation for Supportive Housing’s Speak Up! Program LA, where she trains people with lived experience of homelessness to tell their stories and advocate for permanent supportive housing. In her spare time, she performs as a company member of the nationally recognized Impro Theatre doing long-form narrative improv.

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