Framing your progressive message: George Lakoff on Activism, Elections and Beyond

Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 23:00 to Sunday, April 19, 2015 - 01:30

Q & A with Trish Hennessy, founding director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ (CCPA) Ontario office

Presented by and Canadian Dimension magazine.

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Globally we are witnessing a time dominated by trends of growing inequality:

Runaway wealth to the wealthy Runaway climate warming Runaway privatization of public resources

Around the world, and in Canada, progressives are fighting to maintain long fought for wins, and struggling to communicate progressive values in a political sphere largely dominated by successful conservative messages.

Why are conservatives so successful in communicating their messages? What do progressives need to do to communicate their values to large populations?

It’s a big year for Canadian politics and the stakes have never been higher electorally.

Lets make a new stand for the most important election in Canada’s recent history and beyond, by Framing Progressive values to win for the long term.

Join George Lakoff for a unique opportunity to learn about the next winnable political frames—whether you are concerned about climate change, income inequality and privatization—or on how to in the next federal election the leading expert on political framing.

Interested in a more in depth opportunity to hear from George Lakoff? Lakoff is in Toronto to provide a unique training at the Centre for Social Innovation, during the day on April 18. Limited to only 100 participants, a few spots are still available. See details here:

Bloor Street United Church
300 Bloor Street North
Toronto , ON
43° 40' 2.5968" N, 79° 24' 6.7248" W
Ontario CA

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