This training is fully interactive and has direct application in each session. We train using popular education and integrating experiential education, allowing people to explore in a hands-on, direct manner, while also drawing out the expertise that the individual already has within.
Who should attend this Community Organizing Skills Training?
Experienced and less-experienced organizers, activists, community leaders and any other people who wants to learn what ‘community organizer’ is about.
Topics covered include:
Intro to Organizing, Campaign Planning, Facilitating Meetings, Working with Media and Intro to Nonviolent Direct Action.
Where: 1000 South Cooper St. Memphis Tn 38104 – First Congregational Church Conference Center
When: Friday, May 27: 6-9pm
Saturday, May 28: 9am-5pm
Sunday, May 29: 2-6:30pm
****** No partial attendance allowed ******
Cost: Sliding scale ($30-$375) based on the individual’s income. If your organization is sending you to the training, use the organizational budget to determine the fee.
Please consider that it costs MSPJC $200 per person to do the training.
Fee includes 14+ hours of training, simple snacks, light breakfast and lunch on Saturday, materials and follow up support from a network of the mid-south best organizers and activists.
Some scholarships may be available, please request scholarship application by email.
Donations for workshop scholarships gratefully accepted!