Communications plans, media relations, writing, research reports
Carnaval del Sol Public Relations Plan
This document summarizes the public relations plan for the 2017 weekend festival Carnaval del Sol, and was the guide for the communications team.
Reel Causes communications plan
Produced pro bono. The aim of the communication initiative is to increase attendance at RC screenings, by increasing awareness of the organization and its events, and to increase RC memberships
Media release - new evidence about psychologically healthy workplaces
Conference on violence and bullying in the workplace. According to a very recent survey, 27 percent of people have suffered abusive conduct at work
Knowledge Mobilization Plan
The Knowledge Mobilization Plan is for completion of University of Guelph course, 'Engage: Building capacity to understand and use relevant evidence'.
It focuses on an upcoming project of the Work Wellness and Disability Prevention Institute, on the health benefits of work and health consequences of worklessness.
The project is based on international research and international practice, which is not yet implemented in Canada.
Media release - new evidence about yoga for chronic pain
Research now shows that yoga is linked to physical brain changes.
Reel Causes media release
Pro bono publicity campaign for Reel Causes.
An evening of art, film and dialogue about youth homelessness
Social media guidelines - Vancouver Association for Survivors of Torture
Pro bono proposed social media guidelines for the nonprofit organization
Success stories from Aboriginal road to health community tour
When Darrin Snell of Surrey finishes the hearts@work counselling station, the final stage of his heart health assessment, he shakes his head in amazement and describes himself as “absolutely motivated to change”.
Sudden Hearing Loss: A New Study [Hospital News, pending]
Waking up with no hearing in one ear can be disorienting and frightening. Not enough
patients, or healthcare providers, know that it can be permanent, if not acted upon
quickly. Many don’t know that it needs to be treated as a medical emergency.
Nel Peach diabetes story
Her feistiness, sometimes-startling forthrightness and indomitable character drives Nel Peach's approach to her greatest passion -- diabetes advocacy.
Gord Rose MEC profile
Gord Rose worked at Mountain Equipment Co-op as their lead equipment designer - a job he said he'd do even if he wasn't paid.
WorldChanging Canada: Blogging Under Water
From the best-of anniversary retrospective.
A story from Sri Lanka.
Success Story: Paul Sutton | Institute for Gender, Race, Sexuality and Social Justice
Paul Sutton is a leading lobbyist and advocate who has a strong track record in bringing people together to increase access to HIV and hepatitis C treatment. He’s a graduate of the program that also brings important voices together – the interdisciplinary Critical Studies in Sexuality (CSIS) Program.
Media release - the best ways to support a loved one who has chronic pain
What studies show about supporting a spouse, an elderly parent or a child