ComNetworkSEATTLE: Equitable Storytelling
Apply the communications tools and skills you already know, focusing on equitable storytelling. Learn about reframing and challenging dominant narratives that are incorrect and often harmful.
- 5:30 – 6 p.m. Registration, Networking, and Food
- 6 – 7:30 p.m. Program
- Eric Bronson, Digital Advocacy & Engagement Manager, YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish
- Erin Murphy, Communications Specialist, King County Department of Public Health, Best Starts for Kids
- Vy Tran, Prenatal to Five Workforce Development Lead, King County Department of Community and Health Services
They’ll be sharing tips for how to:
- Champion the power of the storyteller and accommodate their needs.
- Adapt to the challenges of the review and approval processes.
- Protect the privacy of storytellers while presenting a compelling human connection.
- Recognize the importance of equitable *visual* communications.
- Be cognizant of power dynamics and share back what has been gifted to you.
They’ll draw from their experiences working:
- With families sharing stories that document program success, shape policy, respond to media, etc.
- As advocacy story curators, advocates, trainers, and brand managers.
- As members of families of storytellers who bring their cultural experience and identity to their work.