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Writing For Social Change

November 19, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST


As activists and social change leaders, we must often write words that inspire, clarify, take a position, or set the record straight. We often over-labor our writing projects and then are less productive and prolific than we might be. The focus of this workshop will be on getting over the I-cannot-start hurdle, and the I-am-bogged-down problem. We will discuss what people are writing or have written in the past and cover tips for writing often, writing with ease, and writing with power. All writing abilities and experiences welcome.



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Tanisha Arena

Tanisha Arena is the executive director of ARISE for Social Justice, Springfield, MA, bringing an intersecting lens, a passion for social justice and transparent, authentic leadership to her work. She is the host of Unapologetic, a podcast bringing the hard truths of our social issues to the forefront and a guest commentator on Vaya Con Munoz, a weekly radio show airing on WHMP that focuses on political issues. She is a consultant for the organization Growing A New Heart, and facilitates “Dialogues Across Difference”, a training program designed to teach ways we can have difficult conversations, facilitate learning, and drive social change. She is a published author, public speaker, and freelance writer in her spare time.


November 19, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EST
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