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PART 5: Building Power & Momentum to Advance Trauma-Informed Change

Power concedes nothing without demand. It never has, and it never will.

- Frederick Douglass

What You Can Expect to Learn

Power in policy & advocacy

Increasing power to advance change

Raising consciousness & generating public awareness

Grassroots organizing

Coalition-building (See also: PressOn)

Using media to support advocacy

Reflections & Resources

What sources of power do you have access to as an individual, a professional, and/or member of a group?

What outreach/engagement strategies have others used that inspired you to respond?


What aspect(s) of raising public awareness, grassroots organizing, and/or coalition-building fit for you?


ACTIVITY: Op-ed planner

ACTIVITY: Creating an advocacy elevator speech

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