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Saturday, June 20 • 11:00am - 12:30pm
Tools for Power Part 2: Research Methods

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Join Resource Alliance for Social Justice and Little Sis in Tools for Power 2. In part 1, we learned how to do power analysis. In part 2 we will learn research methods to build power and have impact. This hands-on workshop explores power analysis, participatory research, mapping, and digital storytelling to strengthen your work. In group sessions, participants will make community maps, collect stories, conduct surveys and create power maps using the Little Sis data visualization tool.

Presenters
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Gin Armstrong

Public Accountability Initiative, LittleSis
Gin Armstrong is a research analyst for the Public Accountability Initiative, the organization behind LittleSis. Before joining PAI Gin lived in Washington, DC and worked as a researcher at Media Matters for America and GMU’s Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution.
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Lori Thompson Holmes

Advancement Project Healthy City
Lori manages the Digital Initiatives at Advancement Project’s Healthy City program in Los Angeles. As manager she oversees development & implementation of capacity-building community-based research tools, curriculum, and training including mapping technology like the free, mapping website.
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Laura Muraida

SCOPE-LA
Laura is the lead researcher at SCOPE. Previous to that, she worked at Southwest Workers Union to bring together media, policy, and engagement strategies to advance to promote accountable community governance processes.
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Victor Narro

UCLA Labor Center
Victor is a project director at the UCLA Labor Center where he has been involved with immigrant rights and labor issues for many years. His new book “Living Peace: Connecting Your Spirituality With Your Work for Justice” explores labor activism and spirituality.
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Saba Waheed

Re:Work Radio, a project of the UCLA Labor Center
Saba is the research director at the UCLA Labor Center, co-producer of the radio shows Re:Work and Flip the Script. She has a decade of experience conducting participatory research. She strongly believes that research and media are powerful tools for community storytelling.


Saturday June 20, 2015 11:00am - 12:30pm
State Hall: Room 131