Lunch & Learn

Our Lunch & Learn series focuses on professional development and civic literacy. Bring your lunch and come learn from professionals in the community!

  • June 28, 2019

    Understanding the Media Today

    With Dan Adkins. This lunchtime session focuses on the realities of today’s news media and the perceptions of news consumers. The emergence of cable TV news, the internet, and social media has disrupted the traditional news business, impacting how people receive their news and how they seek it, based on their personal philosophies and biases. The session will discuss what the media was, has become and possible future directions, as well as what it means to be a responsible, savvy news consumer in today’s environment. Dan Adkins has worked for five newspapers in four stat...

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Friday, June 28
    • Time:
      Noon - 1:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 W. Second Street
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $20
  • August 9, 2019

    Get to the Point: Writing for Social Media

    With Leslie Whaley. Social media is all aflutter by the impulsively posted messages shared with millions by misguided social media stars (and the rest of us). We use social media to push forward our brands, our communities, our causes, our businesses, our passions—and our politics. Learn to perfect your message from a Madison Avenue Copywriter who spent 25 years selling you stuff with a simple headline, tagline, or :15 second radio spot. Writing prompts, interactive exercises, and editing tips will help you create messages that will move your readers to act, react, donat...

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Meets On:
          Friday, August 9
    • Time:
      Noon - 1:30 pm
    • Address:
      251 W. Second Street
      Lexington, Kentucky, 40503
    • Cost:
      $20
  • September 1, 2019

    Grantwriting Basics

    With Jennifer Mattox, Carnegie Center Development Director. This is a PRE-RECORDED WEBINAR-Link will be emailed to you within two business days of registering. You can register for this class right Now! It's available May 1-September 1, 2019. Writing a grant (or learning where to find one) can be daunting, but it doesn’t need to be. Learn the basics about grant research, how to write a grant, what to include in your proposal and project budgets, the do’s and don’ts of grantwriting, and more! This 90-minute class is geared toward grantwriting for nonpr...

    • Venue:
      Carnegie Center for Literacy & Learning
    • Address:
      251 W. Second Street
      Lexington, KY, 40507
    • Cost:
      $35
    • Addl Info:
         

      This is a PRE-RECORDED WEBINAR-Link will be emailed to you within two business days of registering. You can register for this class right Now! It’s available May 1-September 1, 2019.