During the pandemic, Catalyst goes virtual. We brought together NGO communication practitioners to help them improve their communication effectiveness amid the new normal.
Catalyst is a half yearly initiative from Maverick
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Catalyst Sharing Session
NGOs from various backgrounds appointed their communication officers to join Catalyst’s first online sharing session “Tetap Eksis dan Berkomunikasi saat Kerja #DiRumahAja”. The NGOs shared their experience and challenges to sustain their cause during the COVID-19 pandemic. The NGOs also share their tips for conducting internal and external communications effectively from home. See more
Befriending the Media
Amnesty International Indonesia Campaign Manager Puri Kencana Putri shared her experience in maintaining her relations with the media, as well as her tips on attracting media attention to her organization’s campaign. On the other side, RTV Editor-in-Chief Yulia Supadmo spilled how the Indonesian media newsroom works in picking up press releases, attending press conferences, and writing proactive articles
Catalyst invited Permata Bank VP of CSR Agusnadi to share his secret of assessing NGOs’ fundraising proposals. Center of Orangutan Protection Founder Hardi Baktiantoro also participated in the workshop to share his organization’s fundraising and partnership best practices. See more
“The examples given were very practical, so it kept me interested. There were also refreshments in between sessions, which kept everyone energetic.”
Helise ValentinaHore Indonesia
“When I took part in Catalyst, I got many inspirations and insights from others on how to recruit people outside cancer survivors.”
This opportunity gives us insights on how to create well-organized activities. I also got some useful tips from others. One quote I will always remember, “people come and go but values stay”, said by Dwika Putra, Social Engagement Consultant.