Local Greenpeace chapter offers free media training
Grassroots activists were invited to learn how to make their activism count in the news
Reported by Sydney Morton
In this video, activists gathered in the Greenpeace East Vancouver boardroom to learn crucial skills needed when contacting journalists both locally and nationally.
Greenpeace staff, Jesse Firempong, communications officer and, Mary Lovell who works in offline mobilization, hosted an event to instruct local activists about how to build positive and constructive relationships with the media.
The organization’s free workshops are offered regularly for the public. The next event is titled ‘Anti-Oppression Workshop & more!’ on Nov. 25.