The Brassy Broadcast with Jen Edds
About This Show
The Brassy Broadcast with Jen Edds has evolved from a strictly music business related podcast into an exploration of ways we create, engage, and communicate more effectively using the technology, social media, and platforms available to us.
Most Recent Episode
BB69: Laura Shanley - Founder of Periods for Politicians on Social Media and Activism
5 days ago
Laura Shanley, Founder of Periods for Politicians, shares her experience and what she has learned about navigating the waters of social media and activism. Highlights and Takeaways Starting the Periods for Pence Facebook page after becoming disgusted with actions of Indiana's then Governor Mike Pence Answering the question "What gives you the right?" Using humor as a form of protest Who knew there were so many euphemisms for periods? The power of social media to create a movement The community that has grown up around Periods for Politicians Working to make our community stronger The difference in community from Facebook to Twitter Finding joy in getting off of Facebook for awhile Why she remained anonymous for awhile The challenge of accepting what you need to learn Learning to be gracious when she was wrong How acknowledging what you don't understand makes you a better ally Clues that you need to be listening and not talking Approaching issues from a human standpoint and compassionate view Apps and Resources to Help You Get Politically Involved 5 Calls Countable Indivisible Periods for Politicians on Facebook Periods for Politicians on twitter