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Sunday, June 17 • 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Building Relationships to Transform Local News

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Relationships are power. When journalists only form relationships with institutions upholding capitalism, white supremacy, and other forms of oppression, our communities suffer. We can change that. In our session, we’ll share what we’ve learned organizing for stronger voices in local news and talk through how to build deep relationships with newsrooms in order to build more power in our communities. Participants will leave with strategies on how to reach out to newsrooms and set the news agenda.

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Alicia Bell

Organizing Manager, Free Press
Alicia Bell (pronouns: they/she) was born and raised in Charlotte and lives and works there now at the intersections of afrofuturist imagination, journalism, and land/food sovereignty. They're parenting their three niblings and enjoy spending time surrounded by big bodies of nature... Read More →

Sunday June 17, 2018 1:00pm - 2:30pm EDT