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Saturday, March 24 • 11:00am - 12:25pm
Who Is Your Media Strategy?

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When you’re involved in your community and trying to amplify that work, it’s no longer enough to write good press releases or have a social media presence. Community members, organizers, advocates, and activists need to build relationships with local media in order to keep communities informed, spark change, build community power, and reverse harmful narratives. Our power lies in our relationships. When we don’t have relationships with the people telling our stories, we leave our stories to be told by those they do have relationships with: institutions and individuals who don’t always know us best. 

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Alicia Bell

Organizing Manager, Free Press
Alicia Bell (pronouns: they/she) was born and raised in Charlotte and lives and works there now at the intersections of afrofuturist imagination, journalism, and land/food sovereignty. They're parenting their three niblings and enjoy spending time surrounded by big bodies of nature... Read More →

Saturday March 24, 2018 11:00am - 12:25pm EDT
Room C