101: INCLUSIVE SOCIAL MEDIA
In today’s social media callout culture, it can feel overwhelming and confusing to put yourself out there and take a stand on issues that matter to you. Even if we have deep heart-centered desires to be welcoming and inclusive, we can still feel worried about doing harm due to unconscious bias. This workshop will equip you with new tools for navigating these issues as you explore: How to use your platform to amplify causes you care about. How to define your stance on prominent social issues. How to cultivate a diverse and inclusive following in a way that is truly authentic to you, your voice, and your passions. How to navigate criticism and call-outs with grace, empathy, and accountability. You will leave with a personalized mission statement for your platform, tools for welcoming your ideal community, and the confidence to speak your truth to your people.
201: TRANSCENDING CALL-OUT CULTURE
We live in the age of constant internet “dialogue” aka comment wars. We’ve all been there, probably on both sides of the issue: as someone furiously typing a “you should know better” comment, or opening up Instagram to find that someone thinks totally missed the mark. Social media has placed us in new territory as a society. We now interact with hundreds and thousands of strangers every single day. We’re still learning how to make this technology work for us, using our hyper-connectivity to innovate, create, and heal, rather than simply frying our nervous systems. How do we go from yelling across the void, or defending against hate, to truly connecting? Why do trolls troll? What is the difference between unfounded hate and legitimate criticism? Why do people not respond to feedback, online or in person? How do we ensure accountability while creating internet community that works for all of us? What is your unique role in the process?