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You’re a Storyteller/ Spokesperson

You know how to use stories to bring people together, amplify issues and share information to build power and create change.

Superpowers: Public Speaking, Listening to Others, Effective Communication

You are not afraid to take charge and speak up to get your point across. You are a great person to collaborate with to engage stakeholders and influence decision-makers through compelling storytelling. Count on the Spokesperson to leave a mark.

Storyteller/Spokesperson, Get Started Here:

How to Tell Your Story Guide

Build confidence in your authentic voice and explore resources and tips for honing your public speaking skills.

Storytelling & Public Speaking Guides

Check out our storytelling guides to learn skills and build confidence to make your voice heard!

Strengthen Your Storyteller/Spokesperson Skills

Contact Your Elected Official

It is our representatives’ job to listen to the needs of their constituents. Make your voice heard!
For tips on how to write to your elected officials, check out
this article by the ACLU.

Give Testimony

Put your storytelling skills to the test and educate your elected officials on policy impacting your community.
See
this guide by the ACLUDC for writing and delivering an effective testimony.

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Upcoming Events

April 21, 2024
Partner Events
Come join Greater New York City- Black Nurses Association for an inspiring conference where they will be discussing ways to empower women and transform maternal health. This theme emphasizes the power of advocacy in effecting positive change for maternal health. It highlights the diverse voices involved in advocacy and how they collectively contribute to transforming maternal health outcomes.The event features a provider discussion panel, a community member discussion panel, and a real-life Maternal Health simulation, along with a brief presentation on the state of Black Maternal Health.The event will be held at Mercy University – Bronx Campus, so make sure to mark your calendars! Don’t miss out on this opportunity to be part of a conversation that can make a real difference in women’s health. Let’s come together to learn, share, and empower each other!To RSVP, click the link here. Zoom link provided for those unable to attend in person: https://nyu.zoom.us/j/95810521997Meeting ID: 958 1052 1997
April 21, 2024
Partner Events
Join the Fordham Bedford Lot-Busters Community Garden Volunteer Days! Come get your hands dirty and help make their neighborhood bloom. This in-person event will take place at the Fordham Bedford Lot Busters Community Garden. Whether you’re a seasoned gardener or just starting out, they welcome everyone who wants to lend a hand. Together, you’ll plant, weed, and beautify the garden while enjoying the fresh air and good company. No need to bring any tools – they’ve got everything covered. Just bring your enthusiasm and a smile! Let’s make their community garden thrive!To RSVP, click the link here. 
April 25, 2024
Partner Events
You can make real, tangible changes to how streets and sidewalks function in the Brooklyn. The Transportation Alternatives Brooklyn Activist Committee (TABK) organizes local campaigns to reclaim streets for people.Attend TABK’s monthly meeting, hosted every 4th Thursday of the month, except when the usual date conflicts with holidays. To RSVP, click the link here. ** This is a virtual event. In order to access the link to the meeting, you MUST RSVP.