Western States Base Building 101


This training is useful in creating a common understanding of what base-building is, why base- building is important, and how organizers can successfully build the base of their organization. This training is geared toward new and emerging organizers and leaders.


  • Explore base building within a movement-building context.
  • Clarify the kind of base our organizations need and how to get it.
  • Look at levels of engagement within our own organizations.
  • Build skills for doing good one-on-one recruitment.

Western States Center: building a progressive movement for social, economic, racial and environmental justice in the eight western states: Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

Free curriculum pieces on a variety of political and strategy topics such as:  Shared Oppressions, Unions, Gender Dominos, Reproductive Rights, LGBT Justice, Electoral Organizing, Dismantling Racism, and more.


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