Storytelling

19 Apr 2018

End of Life: A Theatrical Exploration of Death, Dying, and Suffering

April 19, 2018 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
The Castro Theatre
End of Life presents readings of Sophocles’ ancient Greek plays to spark a community conversation about death, illness, and the challenges faced by patients, families, caregivers, and medical professionals. This unique, participatory event is...
11 Oct 2017

Mindful Messaging: The Science to Getting Inside the Brain of Your Audience

October 11, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Every day brings new insights from behavioral economics, psychology, and the social sciences that help us better understand how people think and why they do what they do. The brain is a bit like a pinball machine. Messages go in. Sometimes they hit...
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06 Aug 2015

REGISTRATION CLOSED: Empathy to Action – Storytelling in Philanthropy

August 6, 2015 -
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Northern California Grantmakers
REGISTRATION CLOSED. How many of us have been ignited, inspired and shaken out of our own complacency by powerful stories? Would you like to tell stories that make people smile, weep, deepen partnerships and influence key audiences? Join San...
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08/2015
How many of us have been ignited, inspired and shaken out of our own complacency by powerful stories? Would you like to tell stories that make people smile, weep, deepen partnerships and influence key audiences? San Francisco Bay Area funders gathered for this highly interactive session, facilitated by experienced storyteller and writer Suzanne Skees of the Skees Family Foundation.
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Vision, Values and Voice: A Social Justice Communications Toolkit

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12/2013
The Opportunity Agenda, launched in 2006 with the mission of building the national will to expand opportunity in America, created the Vision, Values and Voice toolkit to help social justice communications campaigns tap into the comic book superhero zeitgeist to advance its messaging.
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StoryPilot

Publication date: 
11/2013
StoryPilot, formerly ImpactSpace, is a web application for mapping the social impact of documentary films. Looking at a variety of metrics of change, from attitude shifts to community formation to policy reform, StoryPilot provides a holistic view of how films transform society.
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Impact Playbook: Best Practices for Understanding the Impact of Media

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04/2013
Building on existing impact frameworks with applied strategies, concrete metrics, and suggested workflows, this guide that synthesizes best practices for media makers to understand the impact of their work.

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