Do you want to bring the power of story into your strategy against fracking?

This just in from Shaleshock:

Media & Messaging Training – Story Based Strategy

Do you want to bring the power of story into your strategy against fracking?

On Saturday, June 22nd – 10:00am to 4:00pm, Shaleshock will offer a Media & Strategic Messaging Workshop in Ithaca, NY. You and other members of your organization are invited to attend.

 This workshop presents tools for building power and strategy through the lens of story. We will also explore messaging tactics and develop skills with media & campaign outreach.

Register Here

This Workshop will be an an opportunity to:

  • Develop or examine messaging strategy for your groups’ campaigns and actions
  • Explore and unpack story-based strategy and narrative thinking
  • Network and build relationships with fracktivist allies
  • Create some new materials for your campaign (banners, signs, messaging)

When: Saturday, June 22. 10:00am to 4:00pm (Breakfast at 9:00 – 9:40 am)

Cost: Suggested Donation $10 – 30

Where: The Quaker Meeting House

120 Third Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607)592-5208

Accessibility: Snacks and lunch will be provided by La Cocina Latina catering. The space is wheelchair accessible. Also, children are welcome and there will be child-care available on-site.

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Future Shaleshock Trainings – Summer 2013

Workshops & Trainings provide a space for hands on development of skills and tools for movement building. If you’re interested in signing up to hear about future trainings, click here.

Upcoming Screenings: Town of Danby, FLEFF and Cornell University

Building on the momentum from recent screenings at Kendal at Ithaca and SUNY Cortland we are excited to announce three free upcoming events, including our first film festival! Details below…

Want to bring Empowered to your community? Get the DVD and organize a screening!

3/20/12, Danby, NY: Screening and Community Discussion
Tuesday, March 20th, 2012, 6:30pm
Danby Town Hall
1830 Danby Road, Danby, NY 14850
FREE

4/1/12, Ithaca, NY: Screening and Q&A at FLEFF (Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival)
Co-presented by Finger Lakes Bioneers
Sunday, April 1st, 2012, Noon
Cinemapolis, 120 E. Green Street, Ithaca, NY
FREE
“The Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival at Ithaca College embraces and interrogates sustainability across all of its forms: economic, social, ecological, political, cultural, technological, and aesthetic. The festival is in the spirit of UNESCO’s initiative on sustainable development.”
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4/4/12, Ithaca, NY: Screening and Discussion at Cornell University
Co-presented by Mann Library, Finger Lakes Bioneers, KyotoNOW!, Cornell Wind Power, and Engineers for a Sustainable World Cornell
Wednesday, April 4th, 2012, 5:30pm
Mann Library
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
FREE
Cornell alums Director Shira Evergreen and Dominic Frongillo from the Town of Caroline (featured in the film) will participate in the post-film discussion.
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2/20: “Ithaca Loves Teachers” Screening & Discussion

2/20/12: Screening and Discussion as part of Ithaca Loves Teachers Winter Recess
Presented by Finger Lakes Bioneers and hosted by Kendal at Ithaca
Monday, February 20th, 7pm
Kendal Auditorium, Kendal at Ithaca, 2230 N. Triphammer Road, Ithaca, NY
The film’s producer Suzanne McMannis and Shawn Reeves of EnergyTeachers.org will be present to share their insights with Kendal residents and teachers.