Update: This workshop has reached capacity, but we are now accepting waiting-list only participants. In the event that someone cancels, individuals on the waiting-list in the order in which they reached out to us will be offered the former participant’s slot.
Community Organizing Skills Training explores with the participants the foundational skills to be organizers and create systematic change in a group or community, keeping nonviolence as a foundation.
This training will build knowledge and experience of core organizer skills in a hands-on, direct manner, while also drawing out the expertise that the group has within. The result is a training that is fully interactive and has direct application in each session.
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 organizing’ is about.
Topics covered include:
Intro to Organizing, Campaign Planning, Facilitating Meetings, Working with Media and Intro to Nonviolent Direct Action.
Where: Location to be determined.
When: Friday, June 23: 6-9pm;
Saturday, June 24: 9am-5pm and
Sunday, June 25: 2-6:30pm
≈•≈•≈•≈•≈ No partial attendance allowed ≈•≈•≈•≈•≈
Cost*: If your annual income is:
Less than $15,000 You pay: $30
Over $65,000: $375
Organizational Budget over $65,000: $375
Sliding scale 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.
Fees 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.
To get your name on the waiting list please email Gio Lopez. Her email is listed below.
*Some scholarships may be available, please request scholarship application by email or phone.
Donations for workshop scholarships gratefully accepted!