Uncategorized

Video Advocacy from Coast to Coast

Cross-posted from the Georgetown Center for Children and Families blog:

Editor’s Note: As many of you who attended our recent conference know, our friends at NC Justice Center have hit the road to promote the use of video advocacy among advocates across the country.  Adam Searing returns to Say Ahh! to share the latest and greatest.  Be sure to check out his earlier post on the topic. 

It’s really exciting to write here again about the Kidswell project video trainings that Adam Linker, Russ Baggett, and I have continued around the country, while also drastically increasing our frequent flyer miles out of North Carolina.  Thanks to Atlantic Philanthropies and CCF, we’ve hit three more states with four more workshops (California really counts as two states).  As always, we had an absolutely wonderful time meeting more of our fellow advocates and learning about different ways we are all using video to accomplish our goals.

From the Mississippi Justice Center’s soon-to-be-released student production where kids interviewed adults about the effects of having – or not having – health coverage to Florida CHAIN’s video featuring a pro-ACA small business owner, we’re already seeing evidence of groups putting their new knowledge and equipment to good use. New York’s Community Service Society of New York started by celebrating the Supreme Court’s ACA decision. (Our New York friends even created a video of Adam Linker and me explaining iMovie basics, but that one is probably the most boring of the lot.)

To sum up our recent travels, I put together the following short video (what else?) highlighting our travels and some of the work of our fellow advocates.   We look forward to continuing the journey!

One Comment


  1. […] video from NC Common Cause Post on August 16, 2012 by Adam Searing No Comments As part of our “bringing video to advocates” project, we’ve been running around the country working with groups in every state.  Luckily we had […]

Check Also

Senator Richard Burr: Makes up his own facts about NC Medicaid in order to criticize it

North Carolina’s Senator Burr used to be a ...

Top Stories from NCPW

  • News
  • Commentary

The U.S. House on Thursday voted to hike the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025.  The meas [...]

Gov. Roy Cooper signed the controversial “Death by Distribution” bill into law last week. Under the [...]

Van der Vaart: supporter of Trump, critic of regulation, was in charge during some of the state [...]

North Carolina voting rights groups and Democrats were compared to the legendary Pied Piper at the s [...]

Linger long enough in Raleigh’s legislative lagoon and you’ll find there are three kinds of lawmaker [...]

There’s an old adage in the law that’s often used to describe situations in which a judge jails some [...]

The right-wing wallflowers of The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday, with an almost palpable sense [...]

The post Hofeller: The GOP’s “Michelangelo of the gerrymander” appeared first on NC Policy Watch. [...]