Your reach beyond the echo chamber is your cause’s greatest resource. #Advocates
Compassion Fatigue: From Wikipedia: Journalism analysts argue that the media has caused widespread compassion fatigue in society by saturating newspapers and news shows with decontextualized images and stories of suffering. This has caused the public to become cynical, or become resistant to helping people who are suffering… Compassion fatigue can be seen in the resistance of the general public to give money to charity or other good causes due to overexposure… "Overexposure" in this context refers to the repeated solicitation of donations or voluntary efforts from civilians by charitable agencies, often triggered by natural disasters, or disasters of a large scale. Some people become frustrated by constantly being solicited...
First time home. Quinn’s bedroom. Mississippi Gulf Coast September 2005
Your reach beyond the echo chamber is your cause’s greatest resource. Your audience wants to care. Respect their attention. Invite them in. Don’t drag them in. #Advocates