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[VIRTUAL and RESCHEDULED] Training Series: How to Write a Press Release

Wednesday, Apr 10

This workshop is now virtual and rescheduled from February to April, it was in-person before. RSVP here

Are you curious to learn more about different support roles for Extinction Rebellion Boston?

How to Write a Press Release: This session will be a hands on practical for writing press releases. In advance of this training, we will send out a recorded presentation about how to write a press release. On the day of this workshop we will give you mock action + references so you can write your own PR. At the end of the workshop we present the PRs and offer constructive feedback!

Please bring a laptop or tablet with keyboard to use. If you do not have one, please respond to the event reminder indicating that you need one and we can bring you a spare.

Other sessions in this training series include:

  • Police Liaison: Conveys information and demands between the police and the group before/during actions. Helps to keep the police calm and reminds them of our non-violence.

  • Arrest support: Provides direct personal support for arrestable people. They have all relevant personal information, will take the call from the police station, provide support at the police station and makes sure everyone gets home safely.

  • Peacekeeping & deescalation: Help guide people where to go and keep protest safe by blocking traffic block of streets for us along the parade route.


Accessibility

TBD, will be likely in a handicap accessible space