Workshops

Diversity and Intersectionality Workshops

(Customized Presentations Available; all workshops have the option of faith-based or community-based.)

  • Turning Black Lives Matter Momentum Into Goal-Based Movements
  • Queering Color; Combining Black and Brown Activism with Queer Experience
  • Narrowing the Margins; Exploring then Moving Beyond Divide and Conquer Politics to Promote Leadership Across Differences
  • Best Practice, Best Spaces; Creating Engaging and Inclusive Spaces, Events & Programs
  • + (Plus) Means More; Incorporating Progressive Trans, Queer, and New Gender Activism Into LGBT Movement Work
  • Promoting Volunteerism and Activism in Marginalized Communities; How to Reach and Engage the Most Challenging Corners of Our Communities
  • Tailoring Activism 101 Principles for YOUR Community
  • Expanding Your Customer Base; Exploring Minority Groups As Major Markets
  • Cultural Competency in Places and Spaces; A Customized Workshop Including Policy, Procedure. Publicity, and Place (Site) Evaluation

Activism Workshops

(Customized Presentations Available; all workshops have the option of faith-based or community-based.)

  • Activism 101; The Basics of Building
  • Armchair Activism; Using Social Media for the Movement
  • Writing for Advocacy; The Power of Editorial Writing
  • Telling Your Story; Personal Testimony as Toolkit
  • Person to People; Tabling, Door-Knocking, and Other Base-Building
  • Public Speaking Essentials
  • Legislative Visits; Connecting with Change Makers
  • One-On-One; Building Intentional Relationships
  • Heart in Hand; Using the Arts for Social Justice Work
  • Being an Active Ally in 10 Simple Steps
  • Active Peacemaking; Positive Community Change Rooted in Nonviolent Activism

Creative Writing Workshops

(Customized Presentations Available; all workshops have the option of faith-based or community-based.)

  • From the Stage to the Page; Creating sophisticated and professional written works from spoken word or performance pieces, for performance artists considering publication, competition or submission.
  • From the Page to the Stage; For writers contemplating book tours or seeking to diversify their creative outreach, focusing on giving dynamic and engaging readings, performances and features.
  • Telling and Selling; How to effectively focus and market your work in and for today’s diversified market.
  • Braving the Inner Wild; A multi-genre creative workshop including guided meditation and craft arts, tapping into personal creativity to find inspiration within yourself and the world around you. A guaranteed cure for writer’s block!

Presentations of Note

  • United Lutheran Seminary
  • Franklin County United Way
  • Ringling College of Art and Design
  • Art Institute of York
  • Pennsylvania Federation of Democratic Women
  • Pennsylvania Coalition Against Domestic Violence
  • York Daily Record Storytellers Project
  • YorkCrafted PechaKucha Lecture Series
  • Lutheran Advocacy Ministries of Pennsylvania (LAMPa)
  • Pennsylvania Council of Churches
  • Lower Susquehanna Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
  • Movement of Immigrant Leaders in Pennsylvania (MILPA)
  • Put People First – PA!
  • CASA – Immigration and Education Services
  • Rutgers University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Columbia University
  • Northern Arizona University
  • Arizona State University
  • Penn State University
  • York College
  • Elizabethtown College
  • Messiah College
  • Central Penn College
  • Harrisburg Area Community College
  • Eastern York School District
  • Red Lion School District – York
  • Dallastown School district – York
  • Northeastern York School District
  • Southern York School District
  • City of York School District
  • York County School of Technology
    Pennsylvania A.C.L.U.
  • Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center
  • Baltimore Theatre Project
  • State Museum of Pennsylvania
  • Poor People’s Campaign

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