Lauren Slagter Strategic Communications

Hi, my name is Lauren Slagter.

I’m a freelance content marketing writer and writing coach who’s passionate about storytelling as a powerful way to cultivate empathy and spur change.

I specialize in working with mission-driven organizations and have more than a decade of experience writing about poverty and economic mobility, education, and housing. 

I create content to help your organization:

  • Build trust and credibility as a leader in your industry 
  • Demonstrate the impact of your work
  • Mobilize your audiences to support your cause 
  • Empower the people you serve to share their stories in meaningful ways

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As a writer, I’m known for:

  • Translating academic and technical jargon into simple language and key takeaways
  • Attention to detail in researching articles and copy editing 
  • Writing with your audiences’ needs in mind, while incorporating best practices for search engine optimization 
  • Meeting deadlines and being well organized

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Check out my work

Most-Read Blog Posts

Why I Want to Amplify Stories from the Margins 

As I delved deeper into the world of strategic communications, marketing, and how to elevate experts’ opinions in public discussions, I realized there isn’t always a good mechanism for including the stories of marginalized groups in conversations with decision makers.

What is ‘Strategic Communications’? And Why Do You Need a Plan for It?

Strategic communications is a high-level strategy that brings alignment to your other communications activities — like internal communications, public relations, media relations, marketing, and social media — to ensure your efforts send a cohesive message that advances your organization’s mission. 

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Ypsilanti, MI

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