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- Adrienne Maree: The Luscious Satyagraha
- Aurora Levins Morales
- Can't Stop Won't Stop
- Davey D's Hip Hop Corner
- Digital Smoke Signals
- Edge of Sports
- El Grito
- Free Press
- Imagine 2050
- Institute for Public Accuracy
- Jack and Jill Politics
- Jobs with Justice Blog
- Katrina Information Network
- Media Matters
- Organizing Upgrade
- PR Watch
- PTP Reverb
- The Huffington Post
- WIMN'S Voices
- Wired Latinos
One of the first questions that CMJ clients ask is “How do I get more followers on Twitter?” Twitter is a conversation, and measuring how effective Twitter is in achieving your goals should be rooted in its conversational nature. While the number of followers you have is the most obvious measure of your Twitter cred, it doesn’t get into the gritty of two important Twitter metrics: influence and reach.
For strategic communications purposes, there is no such thing as a general audience. Yet, advocates routinely engage in scattershot efforts to “talk” racial justice without identifying specific audiences and their connections to our issues. Here are suggestions for key niche communications that can help us be more strategic in our efforts to build public support [...]
The Praxis Project’s Communicating for Health Justice is designed to help health advocates fight for a more equitable health system. We now know that the healthiest nations have social and political structures with the most equity and access. With tools, methods, and more, Communicating for Health Justice seeks to help health activists reframe the debate.
This comprehensive how-to toolkit collects all the skills and wisdom gained over CMJ’s years of conducting communications for grassroots organizing campaigns. Need to challenge racist bias, develop media materials, or run a media campaign from start to finish? Communicate Justice 101 shows you how, with straightforward tips and easy-to-use tools. From assessing your media readiness [...]
Want to learn how to plan your media campaign from beginning to end? Check out this graphic illustration of a media campaign, and then plan your own!
Use this sample media plan to help guide you through creating one for your organization or issue.
Become the strategic storytellers that movements for justice need! Communicate Justice 101
Craft your story by filling out this interactive worksheet!
An overview of important questions to consider when establishing the framing and messaging of your issue.
New America Foundation Panel: The Open Internet Goes to Court (featuring National Organizer Steven Renderos as one of the panelists)