Webinar: Raising Community Voices: The Power of Storytelling in Public Health

Come learn how to use storytelling to advance public health goals for the communities you serve in this free webinar! You will see 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.

Then meet Elizabeth Bayne, 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.

The sponsors for the Health Communication Matters! Webinar Series are the Center for Public Health Practice & Leadership, UC Berkeley School of Public Health; the American Public Health Association; the APHA Health Communication Working Group; APHA Community Health Planning and Policy Development; and California Public Health Association-North.

Registration is now available for this very popular (and almost full) webinar. The webinar will also be archived here after the event for those who can’t make it on this day.

Date: Thursday, April 6
Time: 11:00am-12:30pm PDT