[act-ma] Boston Summer Events Calendars you should know about

Robbie Samuels send2robbie at gmail.com
Thu May 29 07:29:29 PDT 2014

Hey there,

Looking for fun and cheap things to do this spring and summer? Socializing
for Justice cross-promotes local progressive events at
www.sojust.org/calendar (have an event to post? www.bit.ly/post2SoJust).
Also, for the last 8 years, my wife Jess has been creating a Boston Summer
Calendar filled with local festivals, community-wide events, and much more.
Find it at www.bit.ly/bostonsummer.

Upcoming SoJust Events - details and registration at www.sojust.org.
6/2 ProfDev: Take Action! Storytelling That Inspires (details below)
7/7 ProfDev: Productivity Tech Tips by Jess and Robbie Samuels
7/12 Beach for Justice

For Justice,

On Wed, May 21, 2014 at 8:28 AM, Robbie Samuels <send2robbie at gmail.com>wrote:

> Storytelling is not just for bedtime. Want to learn how to strategically
> weave your story into your next fundraising, recruiting or education
> campaign? Join Socializing for Justice for a ProfDev (professional
> development) training at the NonProfit Center by South Station:
> Take Action! Storytelling That Inspires on Monday, June 2, 6:00 - 8:30 PM.
> Fee: $10 advance/$20 door - split with trainer
> Limited space - register ahead of time: www.sojust.org
> Credit cards accepted online. Cash only at the door (if space available).
> Newcomers always welcomed!
> Take Action! Storytelling That Inspires
> Whether your focus is raising money, recruiting staff and volunteers, or
> educating your audience about key issues, it all comes down to storytelling
> strategy.  Rachel Jellinek will share tips on crafting your message,
> including some pitfalls to avoid.  She'll share examples from the videos
> she's created through her company Reflection Films.This interactive session
> will also include an opportunity for participants to share their
> experiences with storytelling. The focus of this conversation will be on
> storytelling ideas and what to do with them, not on the technical aspects
> of video production.
> Rachel Jellinek is a partner at Reflection Films, an award-winning video
> production company. They produce marketing, fundraising, and training
> videos for a variety of nonprofits and businesses. Ms. Jellinek holds a
> Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and a Master of Arts from
> Harvard University.  Prior to Reflection Films, she worked on educational
> campaigns at the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, as a health
> educator for children, as a director for a literacy program, and as a
> community relations liaison at MIT.  Her experience in the nonprofit world
> lends itself well to understanding how to tell client stories in an
> emotionally compelling and entertaining way.
> 6:00-6:30 Socializing -  bring your own dinner
> 6:30-8:30 Training and Q&A
> *  DIRECTIONS - The NonProfit Center is located one block from South
> Station at 89 South Street. The Center is physically accessible through the
> main lobby.
> Invite your friends to the Facebook event: http://bit.ly/profdev614
> _________________________________________________________
> Socializing for Justice - www.sojust.org
> Since 2006, we've been building this great sandbox where we can bring
> progressives of all stripes together and try out new ideas in this
> "Movement Moment". Spaces like this are crucial as we start to reframe and
> build new visions for our movement(s).
> SoJust hosts events that draw progressives of all stripes that share
> common values but may work on different issues. We host monthly socials
> that allow for the possibility of cross-issue connections and run a monthly
> ProfDev Series, hosted by The NonProfit Center*, which provides access to
> affordable professional development to increase our individual capacity for
> movement building.
> With almost 2500 members and 7+ years of creating a diverse cross-issue
> community in Boston (175+ events!), Socializing for Justice is the best
> place to find the great people, organizations and community you're looking
> for while putting the SOCIAL back in social justice.
> YES, WE MEAN YOU. We've got members of all ages, races, genders, sexual
> orientations, levels of activism and professions. We hope you see someone
> like yourself and meet someone you otherwise wouldn't have.
> Want to know more about SoJust? Check out our  Frequently Asked Questions
> and  past event photos!

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