Workshops will help students do the following: Students will understand the process of developing an action project or campaign that includes assessment, issue identification, and goal setting. Students will understand why assessing the conditions, needs, and wants of their constituency is important as well as some examples of how to do these assessments.… Read more
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.… Read more
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.
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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.… Read more
Participants will begin to think critically about their rights. They will share assumptions and what they know about the legal system. Then, participants will start the process of developing their student bill of rights by studying a sample student bill of rights.… Read more