Curriculum

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Intended Audience:  High School youth chapter members or smaller chapter leadership core. 

For new or emerging High School youth chapters.

Level of difficulty:  Introductory

Curriculum (1 hour each, divided into two 30 min sessions - lunch, or afterschool):

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Diagrams of Californians for Justice and Inner City Struggle High School Chapter Model.

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Goals:     

  • 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

 

Intended Audience:  High School youth chapter members or smaller chapter leadership core. 

For new or emerging High School youth chapters.

Level of difficulty:  Introductory

Curriculum (1 hour each, divided into two 30 min sessions - lunch, or afterschool):

Goals:...

Audience: High School Youth

Time frame:  2 hours

Workshops cover:

  • Basebuilding within a movement context
  • Different types of outreach and contact work
  • Developing and delivering effective RAPs
  • One on Ones
  • Retention