Telling Your Public Story

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Location: Greenfield Community College, East Building, Room E110, 1 College Drive, Greenfield, MA
Trainers: Dr. Gloria DiFulvio, Dr. Mary Hannah Henderson

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Class description

In this workshop participants will develop their own public narrative for social change, experience the power of telling that story, and hear others’ stories. The goal of the workshop is to give participants the skills and confidence to share their own stories to build community and motivate people to action. This workshop is adapted from a framework developed by Marshall Ganz and others. We welcome new activists who would like assistance shaping their public story and experienced activists who would like a refresher on the power of story to build community and move people to be part of movements for change.



Dr. Gloria DiFulvio
The co-founder of Valley Action Group – a local group dedicated to mobilizing people in the Pioneer Valley to support one another and act during these difficult political times. By day, she is a faculty member in public health, where her work involves the use of stories for community change.

maryhannahDr. Mary Hannah Henderson
An independent anthropologist who writes about community organizing and social justice education. She has been coaching new and seasoned organizers since the late 1990s, when she began learning from and working with Marshall Ganz.

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