Green Festival Speakers
Celia Alario is a public relations and media strategist, grassroots communications consultant, media skills trainer and facilitator. As founder of her small consulting practice, ‘PR for People and the Planet,’ she has helped spin groundbreaking social action campaigns; trained hundreds of grassroots spokespeople; provided one-on-one trainings for incoming Communications Directors; and placed hundreds of stories about critical social justice and environmental issues in prominent national and international media outlets. Alario works at the intersection of campaigning, grassroots organizing and marketing to provide support to clients in the areas of traditional PR and New Media/Web 2.0. She’s provided spokesperson and media skills training for grassroots activists for more than 15 years through workshops with groups like Media Alliance, Montana Women Vote, FACTS (Families to Amend California’s Three Strikes), SNAP (the Survivor’s Network for those Abused by Priests) and Energy Action Coalition; at activist camps and convergences with groups like the Ruckus Society and Climate Ground Zero; and via curriculums developed for groups like Amazon Watch and Witness.