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Date and Location

September 28, 2023
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM ET
T-102 Wappp Cason Conference Room

Contact

617-495-1329
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Speechwriting for Politicians & Advocates

This workshop will cover the process of writing a speech for a political candidate, elected official, or other policy advocate. We will discuss different formats and types of persuasive speeches – stump speech, legislative debate/floor speech, formal testimony – and the mixture of value statement, personal anecdote, and policy argument that is effective in each setting. The workshop will also cover structuring tools, time management, and presentation tips.​

Speakers and Presenters

​MaryRose Mazzola, HKS Adjunct Lecturer

Organizer

Additional Organizers

​HKS Communications Program