Waging the Battle of Big Ideas: Narrative Change


On March 24th, from 12-1:30 p.m. Eastern, People’s Action will be holding an event with a set of special guest speakers from the narrative change field. We’ll be exploring how some of our peer organizations are thinking about incorporating narrative change strategies into their campaigns, the broader ecosystem of institutions engaged in the battle of big ideas, and what people think constitutes a “win” when it comes to shifting the narrative.

Steve Renderos, MediaJustice
Steven is the Executive Director of MediaJustice, a national racial justice hub fighting for a future in which all people of color are connected, represented, and free. He’s led campaigns to lower the cost of prison phone calls and win strong Net Neutrality rules.

Rev. JaNaé Bates, Faith in Minnesota
JaNaé is the Communications Director at Faith in Minnesota, a political home for people of faith who are acting boldly and prophetically to create a new, people-centered politics in Minnesota — one rooted in abundance, where everyone is in and no one is out. JaNaé has broad experience as a reporter, communicanizer, and was the Co-Lead of the Yes4Minneapolis ballot initiative to reimagine public safety in Minneapolis.

Jacob Swenson-Lengyel, Good Sense Strategies
Jacob is the founder of Good Sense Strategies and works with organizations to sift through the complex and contradictory world of common sense, uncover the good sense that lies within, and design narrative strategies that unite communities behind a vision of justice, democracy, and freedom.

Updated: March 9, 2022 — 5:03 pm
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