Communications

Posted by | April 25, 2019
Believe Me! Great Public Speakers Use Body Language to be Heard

Want to be taken seriously? Are your finely crafted messages not landing the punch you expected? Or do you just have trouble standing up to be heard? Progressives have the...

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Posted by | April 25, 2019
The Power of the Pod: Podcast Activism and Movement Building

Podcasting is currently the fastest growing digital media platform in terms of audience reach and revenue growth. Fifty percent of those in U.S. homes say they are podcast fans, and...

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Posted by | April 25, 2019
Proven Persuasion and Inoculation: Breakthroughs in Deep Canvassing

Join the founders of the New Conversation Initiative to discuss the landmark results of 2018 Deep Canvassing persuasion experiments and learn how to improve your campaigns ability to persuade, motivate...

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Posted by | April 25, 2019
Taboo Topics: How to Message Contentious Issues to Latinx Voters

With Latinx voters becoming the largest non-white ethnic voting bloc in 2020, democratic presidential candidates will have to address some of the most pressing issues affecting the Latinx community in...

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Posted by | April 25, 2019
You Don’t Have to be a D**k to Run for Office: Campaign Communications for Real People and Hell Raisers

This training is for those interested in running for office that will not receive significant support from the party and/or won't have big budgets to hire staff or consultants. It's...

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Posted by | April 25, 2019
Media Training for the 21st Century

From message to delivery, you need a smart strategy to tell your story to the audience you want to reach. Media Training for the 21st Century is a general communications...

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Posted by | April 25, 2019
A Vote for All and a Message to Get Us There: Voting Rights Messaging for 2019 and Beyond

Even though nearly every major newspaper’s editorial board has championed voting rights, voting rights advocates struggle to achieve proactive policy wins. Why is that? ReThink Media analyzed more than 4,100...

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Posted by | April 25, 2019
Freedom of Information! FOIA as a Grassroots Advocacy Tool

The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) has long been a tool for activists to gain access to government records, but getting the information is only the first step. The Center...

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Posted by | May 22, 2018
Eyes on ICE: Using Video to Expose Immigration Abuses and Advocate for Immigrant Rights

ICE continues to surveil and abuse immigrant rights across the country. Join us for a session on how to use the cameras in our pockets to help fight deportations and...

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Posted by | May 22, 2018
You’re Probably Talking to the Wrong People: Targeting Tactics for 2018

For years, traditional targeting and messaging tactics have dominated our industry. We've used what we believed were tried and true tactics. In 2016, we began questioning those tactics and deconstructing...

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