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Storytelling for Activism Workshop

Location: The Rose Wine Bar, 2219 30th St, San Diego, CA, 92104

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Storytelling is a powerful tool for activism. It communicates complex ideas, shapes narratives, and builds solidarity in a group. The diversity of storytelling makes it applicable for everything from one-on-one communication to large scale media messaging. It’s a tool that has long been used to share experiences, find common ground, and even change minds. 

This workshop will explore the elements of a story, delve into how how storytelling works, and allow you to discover ways of turning your own experiences into a persuasive narrative for change. We'll also discuss the practical applications of storytelling; whether for PR/marketing, group cohesion, and shaping political narratives. This will be a participatory workshop so bring something to write with and be ready to share!

Most of all, this workshop aims to be a fun and collaborative experience where you can explore sharing your own story. 

$20 suggested donation.

Come early for something to eat and/or a glass of wine at the Rose Wine Bar. The workshop will be in the adjacent event room beginning at 7pm.

The Rose Wine Bar
2219 30th St
San Diego, CA 92104

Faciliator bio: Nathan Young is a communications coach and storytelling mentor. He has worked with such groups as TEDxAmericasFinestCity, the literary arts nonprofit So Say We All, and is currently the director of The New Narrative, a live storytelling project exploring how societal stories can be rewritten to create a more equitable future.

Nathan has over ten years experience in marketing, public relations, social media and storytelling. He has seen first hand how communities grow stronger through storytelling and shared narratives. Storytelling helps individuals relate to each other, understand one another and feel a little less alone in the world. He would love to show you how storytelling can work for you.

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