Organizing 101 Workshops
Curricula + Resources
Students will become oriented with organizing to address root causes of an issue. Also, participants will become familiar with the service model project planning.
Curriculum on "Ethnic Studies: Northern Native Leaders & Movements"
- To learn about grassroots organizing and all its elements.
- To learn the importance of grassroots organizing and why we need to do it.
- To learn that we all play a part in grassroots organizing towards self-determination, sustainment and empowerment
Time: 1hr 55min
THE GOALS OF THIS WORKSHOP ARE TO:
The term "organizing" is often used in relation to community work, but what exactly is the function of organizing within our socio-political umbrella, and how is organizing different from advocacy and service work? This workshop focuses on the concept of organizing, institutional change (shifting power relations), and root causes via games, timeline and examples of organizing, and metaphorical activities.
List of organizations providing trainings, technical assistance, fellowships, and curriculum to support community organizing.
What is the relationship between power and organizing? This workshop includes an activity that accentuates on the various types and levels of power and nurtures a discussion on the impact of community organizing on the social structure's power spectrum.
Goal: To make sure that participants understand what direct-action organizing is and how it differs from other types of social change.
To develop understanding of direct service, self-help, advocacy and direct-action organizing and the distinctions between them.
- To introduce some basic concepts of direct-action organizing
Time: 3 hours
Who: Training to be used for new organizers, for members of community groups, refresher courses in community organizing, and wherever understanding community can be useful to leadership development.
Objectives: To identify six basic goals of organizing and a list of organizing skills associated with each goal.