How to Start a Chapter

By Ann League Chapters are a primary element to SOCM’s work; they offer community members a place to meet, discuss concerns, and get involved in improving their communities. Chapters are where members can build their knowledge; develop new skills, and where new leaders often emerge. Through working with a chapter,…

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Planning A Statewide Publicity Campaign

Information for this article was derived from a Community Media Organizing Project (CMOP) publication A Recipe for Southern Fried Media, written by CMOP consultant and SOCM member Charles “Boomer” Winfrey.  Planning a statewide publicity campaign, or indeed any media campaign, can be daunting for members who are unfamiliar with media relations and…

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