Free Communications Workshop and Program Launch

Apr 20, 2011 10:28 AM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) April 20, 2011 - You are invited to join Media Impact for a workshop and program launch party:

Storytelling for Sustainable Development Tuesday, May 10th, 8:30am-5pm   Learn how Entertainment-Education can strengthen your work.  This interactive one-day workshop targeting communications and sustainable development professionals will discuss the history, impact and potential of Entertainment-Education to generate community support for and involvement in sustainable development work around the globe.    Participants will:
  • Explore the history and theory of Entertainment-Education and examples of how it has been successfully used to encourage sustainable development around the world;

  • Discuss challenges and opportunities for incorporating Entertainment-Education programs into larger sustainable development programs; and,

  • Network with other communications and sustainable development practitioners interested in partnering to launch new Entertainment-Education initiatives.

  My Island – My Community Caribbean Launch Fiesta Tuesday, May 10th, 6pm-8pm   Help us celebrate the launch of Calalloo, our new 12-country Caribbean program, and exciting new partnerships with a cocktail reception and live broadcast. In 2010, more than 50 regional and local partners from the Caribbean came together to launch My Island – My Community, a multi-tiered communications initiative to promote community-based adaptation to climate change across the Eastern Caribbean, the Bahamas, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago.    Join us at this cocktail reception to hear the first program broadcast and celebrate new and exciting partnerships.   

Space for these free events is limited - reserve your seat today!

For more information or to RSVP for part or all of the day, please e-mail Lindsey,, or call 212.687.3237. Both events will be held at the Church Center of the United Nations – 777 UN Plaza (corner of 1st Ave. and 44th St.), 2nd Floor.     PCI-Media Impact empowers communities worldwide to inspire enduring change through creative storytelling. 
For 25 years, Media Impact has worked with local partners to produce Entertainment-Education and social change communications programs that address the most pressing social and environmental issues. Using its unique My Community methodology, Media Impact engages and empowers audiences around the world to improve their own lives.  Working with local partners, Media Impact tells the stories that change the world. PCI13275