Meeting the moment: Writing during social justice movements

In recent years, the nation has been in the throes of a groundswell of engagement and activism in response to global and domestic events. From Black Lives Matter to the women’s march to national anthem protests to #MeToo, the need for speechwriters to navigate the complexities of public opinion and politics is increasingly crucial.

Key Highlights:

  • Recognize when a movement has galvanized the nation’s collective psyche
  • Establish whether your organization has a stance on an emerging movement
  • Successfully acknowledge or address sensitive social justice issues
  • Prepare speakers for unscripted thorny moments
  • Harness those captivating stories in your speaker’s personal arsenal
  • Janelle Carter Brevard
    Chief storyteller
    National Association of Realtors