August 17th, 2015

Training Workshop: How to write letters to the papers

hp letterDo you ever feel bothered by news stories or discussions in the papers? Would you like to see more voices for equality in the mainstream media? Are there laws or policies you hope to see change?

Writing letters to the papers to is one valuable way to share your views and perspectives with readers beyond your social network. And it’s easier than you think! Come to this training session by AWARE’s communications manager, Jolene Tan, who has written and edited dozens of press letters and opinion pieces on a whole range of gender equality issues. She’ll cover:

  • Discussing issues effectively and strategically
  • Structuring a letter well
  • Getting the tone right
  • Standing out so that papers choose your letter
  • The practical bits: word limits, deadlines, etc.

Jolene will also stay in touch with you beyond the training session, to help refine and give feedback on your future letters.

Date: 3 September 2015 (Thursday)
Time: 8pm – 10pm
Venue: AWARE Centre, 5 Dover Crescent #01-22 Singapore 130005

Click here to register.

Register now for this free training, and take a further step to creating social change through the media. Slots are limited!

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