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Video Advocacy - It's Easier than it Looks

Georgetown Center for Children and Families

13 April 2012 - Original Source

By Adam Searing, North Carolina Justice Center

Recently my colleague Adam Linker and I had the opportunity from our friends here at the Georgetown Center for Children and Families and Atlantic Philanthropies to leave the North Carolina Justice Center and travel to other state capitols around the country. Packing our bags and braving airport security lines, we visited several state collaborations of organizations working on improving the health and well-being of children. 

Our mission in going to Mississippi, Texas, New Mexico and Florida was threefold:  First, bring the excitement and experience we have creating and using short video clips to our fellow advocacy organizations.  Second, show how easy it is to use basic video and editing equipment.  Third, have a conversation in each state how this powerful tool can compliment all the other hard work child