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Spent: Looking For Change - Official SXSW Trailer - YouTube

Official SXSW trailer for Spent: Looking For Change. The full length documentary will premiere Summer 2014. http://www.spentmovie.com/ Spent: Looking For Cha...
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Patricia Thompson's comment, March 18, 2014 3:04 PM
A big budget story about the slide from precarious employment into poverty.
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The Important and the Urgent: Challenges of Social Justice Leadership

Across the country, extraordinary social justice leaders are tackling tremendous challenges with little support. They are called upon to lead not only their own…
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Listening to good storymakers is the first step in good storytelling.  Thanks to Linda Wood from the Evelyn and Walter Hass Jr. Fund for bringing the voices of social justice leaders into the conversation about movement building at the 2014 GEO conference today.

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Never Before Have I Laughed So Hard At One Guy's Non-Attempt To Save The Planet

Never Before Have I Laughed So Hard At One Guy's Non-Attempt To Save The Planet | Storytelling | Scoop.it
Don't do what this guy did.
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A great, offbeat story from our friends in the ethical consumerism movement -- "follow the frog."

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The #GlobalPOV Project: "Who is Dependent on Welfare" With Ananya Roy - YouTube

FOR MORE #GLOBALPOV VIDEOS, VISIT: http://blumcenter.berkeley.edu/globalpov/ It is time for America to reconsider who is dependent on welfare. Poverty is not...
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Storytelling for decent work. Thanks to Sonia Singh and Deena Ladd at the Workers Action Centre in Toronto for passing this on.

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Narrative Tool Kit | Sector Source

Narrative Tool Kit | Sector Source | Storytelling | Scoop.it
Narrative Tool Kit: Tools to start a New Conversation with Canadians about the Sector We are Imagine Canada – the umbrella organization for Canada’s charities and nonprofits. We’re working, in partnership with others, to start a New Narrative – a conversation with Canadians about our ’sector’ – who we are, what we do and how we are making a difference. 
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UNSELFIES

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Capture your feelings instead of yourself! Turn your camera around. Focus its attention outward...
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The Representation Project: Rewrite the Story - YouTube

Take the pledge: http://therepresentationproject.org/pledge Join The Representation Project movement. Featuring: Jean Kilbourne Pedro Noguera Jackson Katz Ro...
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March 19- Organizing Low-Wage Workers and Low-Income Communities: Digital Tools & Tactics that Work

March 19- Organizing Low-Wage Workers and Low-Income Communities: Digital Tools & Tactics that Work | Storytelling | Scoop.it

This webinar will provide:
-specifics on how to identify the online tools those you are organizing use so you can reach them
-text messaging strategies to reach workers and residents in low-income communities
-Facebook strategies that go beyond posting to your page or promoting your posts
-examples of online strategies that can reach similar goals as offline but with far fewer resources
-suggestions for how to ID workers and residents online


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Jennifer Hollett's curator insight, March 5, 2014 2:11 PM

Just $15. Looks like a good opportunity to learn from the Walmart and fast food campaigns in the U.S.

Nil Sendil's curator insight, March 6, 2014 10:11 AM

Thanks Jenn!  This session promises to be insightful in terms of integrating online and offline efforts.

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Storytelling and Social Impact

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Many people are familiar with the powerful talk Jim Gilliam gave at the Personal Democracy Forum in 2011 called “The Internet Is My Religion" ... But very few know the woman who worked with him to tell this story, and has since been doing the same with every person employed by NationBuilder, the company Gilliam founded in 2009.


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Jennifer Hollett's curator insight, February 26, 2014 4:04 PM

We are our stories. Think about how to uncover your own unique narratives and connect those stories to why you do what you do.

Patricia Thompson's comment, February 27, 2014 8:14 AM
“We know you can’t build a community unless you share your story ..."