Featured Workshops: Writing For Change
This month we are featuring several Writing for Change workshops leading up to the elections this November. Each of these workshops will explore a different aspect of writing effectively to make the change we want to see in the world happen. Writing for Change is the perfect way to engage in democracy and make your voice heard.
All Writing for Change workshops are free and no registration is required.
Writing for Change: Statistics
1-part workshop | September 29 (TH), 6-8 p.m.
How do you write using statistics in both an accurate and accessible way to others in order to invoke social change? This workshop will help you answer this question and more.
Writing For Change: Social Media
1-part workshop | October 6 (TH), 6-8 p.m.
While social media offers great tools for exchanging ideas and opinions, it can also create conflict and problems. In this workshop, you will learn how to use your social media posts to work in a positive and productive way.
Writing For Change: Speechwriting
1-part workshop | October 13 (TH), 6-8 p.m.
Our speechwriting workshop will focus on how to create enthralling and effective speeches for the purpose of persuading others and invoking social change.
Writing For Change: Letter Writing
1-part workshop | October 20 (TH), 6-8 p.m.
Join the CWC during this election season to learn techniques of writing for change through letters to editors and public officials.
The SLCC Community Writing Center (CWC) supports, motivates and educates people of all abilities and educational backgrounds who want to use writing for practical needs, civic engagement and personal expression. In addition to an open space available for writing, we provide opportunities to enhance writing abilities through such programs as Writing Coaching , Writing Workshops, the DiverseCity Writing Series, Salt Lake Teens Write, and Community Writing Partners. Recipient of the 2012 Mayors Artist Award and the 2012 League of Innovations Award. Click here for a brief history of the CWC. These programs are open to all Salt Lake area residents.
Note: If you are an SLCC Student working on an academic assignment, please visit the Student Writing Center.