Media Advocacy

News For A Change: An Advocate's Guide To Working With The Media

Using media strategetically as part of an overall social change strategy is the key message of this practical guide for advocates available from Sage.

Available From: 
For Copies: http://www.sagepub.com
Recommended For: 
Non-profit and community-based organizations, community groups and activists working to develop effective media advocacy strategies.

Media Outreach Made Easy: An Advocate's Guide To Working With The Press

Designed specifically to introduce domestic violence advocates to media advocacy work, this free guide from the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence covers all the basics.

Available From: 
Phone: National Resource Center on Domestic Violence in Harrisburg, PA at 1-800-537-2238
Cost: 
Free, Limit is one copy
Recommended For: 
Public health, social service and other community-based organizations that want to incorporate media advocacy into their domestic violence prevention efforts.

Making Policy, Making Change: How Communities Are Taking Law Into Their Own Hands

This guide describes strategies for grassroots organizing, political analysis and practical tips for using media to shape, change and construct public policy.

Available From: 
Chardon Press 3781 Broadway Oakland, CA 94611
Cost: 
$28.00
Format: 
Print Document
Recommended For: 
Social change activists, domestic violence prevention programs
Size/Length: 
177 Pages

Domestic Violence Toolkit

This "start-up" kit for doctors' offices and health care clinics includes tasteful domestic violence awareness posters and pocket cards for patients and a reference guide for physicians and staff.

Available From: 
To order: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan 600 Lafayetter East Detroit, MI 48226-2998
Recommended For: 
Health care service providers and public health educators

bell hooks: Cultural Criticism and Transformation

Sexist and racist messages embedded in media and popular culture are exposed by scholar Bell Hooks in this video designed to teach students how to think critically about media and values.

Available From: 
http://www.mediaed.org/cgi-bin/commerce.cgi?display=home
Cost: 
$ 195.00
Size/Length: 
66 Mins

A Police Officer's Guide When In Conctact With People Who Have Mental Retardation

This brochure offers helpful tips for police on how to communicate effectively and clearly with people with mental retardation in arrest and victim assistance situations.

Available From: 
http://endsexualviolence.oregonsatf.org/resources/docs/officersguide.pdf
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