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What we’re told and what we believe about people and places determines how we treat them—and those stories become woven into how we think and how we act. They determine how we vote and how we engage in the systems to which we are all bound -- systems like democracy.

Social impact and strategic communications is using words, images, ideas, and experiences to make meaning of the world around us and to organize people who share our values.

Together, we can illustrate the importance of a fair and just government, access to fundamental resources like quality education and a clean environment for all people, and significantly reduce bias.

Besieged by a landscape in which “fake news” and “alternative facts” have fomented suspicion among many people in the United States, strategic communications helps us earn people’s trust in the face of conflicting information, influence their perspective while affirming their moral values, and most importantly, inspire them to action. To win the story, to uprise, it takes both personal and political participation and collaboration. To win our lives and thrive, we must continue to experiment, celebrate, and drive narratives for positive change together.

Read more to learn more about my philosophy on social impact and strategic communications. And when you’re ready, let’s partner.