Rapid response moments can spark nationwide movements — if you know how to use them to your advantage. Join Ernest Britt, Color Of Change Senior Campaign Manager and former Digital Manager for Stacey Abrams, for a hands-on workshop on digital rapid response techniques and how to transform crises into clear calls to action. Using real-life examples from Ernest’s experience on presidential and gubernatorial campaigns, participants will learn how to more effectively approach rapid response, including crafting a narrative, engaging stakeholders, developing potential pivots, and more. The session will end with a 15-minute networking session with the workshop lead.
This is an interactive session and participants should come ready to engage with the workshop content. The event is only open to the Harvard community and is capped at 40 registrants, with priority going to current Harvard students. Please register using your Harvard email address. Once filled, additional registrants will be added to a waitlist should a space become available.
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Future Technology and Democracy Workshop Dates
The Ash Center's Technology and Democracy Workshop Series are hands-on, co-curricular events designed to help HKS and other students at Harvard develop real-world technology skills. Led by a network of technology practitioners, participants spend time working together and with the workshop leader to learn how to apply technical skills to impact real-world scenarios. You can learn more about the fellowship program here and find future workshop dates below.
Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 4:00 – 5:15 pm ET: Kate Gage, Founding Partner, The Movement Cooperative
Tuesday, March 23, 2021, 4:00 – 5:15 pm ET: Mariana Ruiz, Executive Director, Kairos
Tuesday, March 30, 2021, 4:00 – 5:15 pm ET: Vignesh Ganapathy, Head of Government Relations, Postmates
Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 4:00 – 5:15 pm ET: John Patrick Carroll, Former Deputy Director of Hispanic Media, Republican National Committee
Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 4:00 – 5:15 pm ET: Ashley Bryant, Principal, A/B Partners