Raising Community Voices: The power of Storytelling in Public Health

Workshop | April 6 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. |  MeetingBurner

 Andrea Spagat, Western Region Director; Elizabeth Bayne, Producer, director and public health communications strategist

 Center for Public Health Practice & Leadership

Join us for the next event from the Center for Public Health Practice & Leadership's Health Communication Matters Webinar Series during National Public Health Week to learn how to use storytelling to advance public health goals for the communities you serve. This webinar will have presentations from two creative professionals. First, Andrea Spagat, West Coast Regional Director of the StoryCenter will share tips on how to create effective stories for education or advocacy purposes. Andrea will share her experience with participatory story composition, the mechanics of video filming and editing, and some strategies for creating compelling public health stories to support your cause. Elizabeth Bayne is the Founder of Chocolate Milk: The Documentary Series, a non-profit collection of videos aimed at promoting breastfeeding in the African American community through the power of personal narrative. Elizabeth will talk about her project, how she created the videos, as well as her strategies for social marketing and distribution of video content.

Please join us for an exciting webinar! Register here for this free event: http://hcwg.enterthemeeting.com/m/K368BNRD

After this webinar, participants will be able to:

- Identify a progression of outcome for digital storytelling projects
- Understand digital storytelling as a form of participatory media production
- Describe a rationale for applying an ethical framework to participatory media production
- Learn how to use ethnography to inform outreach
- Understand how personal narrative can be used to increase issue engagement

Learn more about the series here:
http://sph.berkeley.edu/health-communication-matters-webinar-series

 CA, lisapeterson@berkeley.edu, 5106424569