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Sixth & I

Be the Change: An Activism Workshop

May 16, 2018 • 6:00 pm
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6:00 pm – Doors open and dinner
6:30 pm- Introductions and breakouts
8:00 pm-  Closing and taking it home

In an ever-changing world, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by both local and global issues. This training will break down the basics of activism, including strategies for effective storytelling, lobbying, and digital media, plus tips for planning or participating in a rally. Gain concrete skills, learn from experienced activists, and connect with others who want to make positive change in our community. A vegetarian dinner will be served. Same-day tickets will be available at the door.

Breakout 1: Lobbying so your elected officials will listen
Facilitator: Jillian Laskowitz of the American Jewish Committee

Breakout 2: Gathering for justice
Facilitators: Kristi Matthews, Caitlin Cocilova, and Robert Harvey of the Washington Legal Clinic for the Homeless

Breakout 3: The power of a personal story and how to use it
Facilitators: Joanna Blotner of Jews United for Justice

This event is in partnership with the Edlavitch DCJCC.