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Storytelling for Visionaries: Community and Global Impact, 2017
Thursday November 02, 2017 9:00 AM to Friday November 03, 2017 11:00 AM
Earle Brown Heritage Center
6155 Earle Brown Dr Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
Pre-Conference Workshop: November 2, 9-4; November 3, 9-11.
Price $295. Reserve your space now. Limited to 12 participants.
Join faciliators Tanya Taylor Rubinstein and LaDonna Redmond for a transformational pre-conference workshop that will prepare you to share your story and vision with confidence.
This workshop will help you reveal the deep connection between your personal stories and your activism, an essential combination for any compelling presentation in these trying times. You'll learn how to connect the dots from the personal to the collective, resulting in a TED-style talk/monologue that you can use to move hearts and minds to further your mission in the world. Whether you are committed to social justice, deep ecology, creativity and healing, or some other evolutionary wisdom, you will leave the workshop ready to speak eloquently and persuasively about your mission, one-on-one or to a group.
The workshop runs from 9 am- 4 pm Thursday, November 2nd and wraps up from 9-11 am on Friday, November 3rd before the Women's Congress conference begins. On day one you will learn skills of personal storytelling for high emotional impact. as Tanya and LaDonna guide you in identifying and weaving together personal stories that are linked to bigger ideas that inspire positive action. On day two, you will have a chance to present your mini talk to the group, receiving coaching and feedback to help you share your story confidently, in an embodied and authentic way.
About the Facilitators:
LaDonna Redmond is a long-time community activist working at the intersection of food justice and storytelling. Working on both a local and national level, she has launched urban agriculture projects, started a community grocery store and worked on federal farm policies to expand access to healthy food in low-income communities. In 2009, Redmond was one of 25 citizen and business leaders named a Responsibility Pioneer by Time Magazine. Her work has been published in numerous books and text books about food and agriculture, and she is the founder of both the Campaign for Food Justice Now and the Soul Food Monologues. Her upcoming book titled "I don't live in a food desert and neither do you" will come out in the spring of 2018.
Tanya Taylor Rubinstein is one of the world's foremost solo performance and storytelling experts. She is the creator of the StoryHealers Transformational Monologue process and has been a business mentor and coach for story coaches, actors and deep creatives of all kinds. She has taught alongside writing and creativity leaders such as Julia Cameron, Ann Randolph and Natalie Goldberg and co-presented with Anne Lamott. Her work has been featured in Oprah Magazine, on NPR, in Spirituality and Health, and on the CBS Early Show. Her vision is to support people in being uniquely and transparently themselves, in service of our greater collective consciousness.
When and Where
Earle Brown Heritage Center
6155 Earle Brown Dr
Brooklyn Center, MN 55430
Thu, 02 Nov 2017 9:00 AM to
Fri, 03 Nov 2017 11:00 AM
Central Standard Time
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