Hello all workshop organizers,
I have a few questions that we could resolve maybe together. I’m building up the participant database for the Brussels workshop that will be held on the 24th and i wanted to see if anybody else in other cities have issues finding the right people. We have a lot of freelance thinkers and problem solvers, but the people inside the medical and social field are difficult to reach i find.
This is what we already did as a reach out:
contacted between 50 and 70 people directly
3 political parties
posted in 20 groups reaching between 150 and 10 000 people
send mail to all edgeryders profiles that where at LOTE5
helped writing 4 stories and
reached out to 4 others in Belgium
Met all those people that wrote a story in Brussels
On the following link you can see all the people that responded: https://metamaps.cc/maps/2175
But still we only have 17 attendees at the moment that confirmed.
What could we do differently, how can we reach to the right people.
For me it is molenbeek post attacks all over again: the social cultural field comes together because they don’t like that molenbeek is shown as bad on tv, they want to organize something to show the good side of molenbeek. They come together once because the urge is there, but when you start talking about going deeper into the structural problems that occure in between social care organizations there, they don’t want to participate anymore. So after the moment of silence they organized once, they all go back to there own part, working hard, but not wanting to question methodology or try something different. Because they are already overwelmed. And so it takes time to get their trust…
How is it going in other cities?
thanks for the heads up.