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WORKSHOP OFFERINGS 2023

Offerings are updated regularly. If you don't see something that meets your content or language needs, please reach out about customized workshops for your organization or to make requests for future offerings. Workshops are facilitated by a mix of our staff, coaches and training cohort members. All times are EST unless otherwise noted. Currently all workshop are being offered remotely and are conducted in English.

ASL or Spanish language interpretation is available upon request with at least two weeks notice. 

Organizing Fundamentals Series

This series offers the fundamental skills that organizers need to be successful - skills that support you to bring new people into your organization, develop their leadership, create campaigns rooted in an understanding of power, and build coalitions that last. You can register for each workshop individually or for the full series. More details are below.

If you missed any of our workshops, or can't make the dates, we will explore running additional sessions if there is enough interest. Please fill out the interest form and we will be in touch if we able to offer more. 

ORGANIZING CONVERSATIONS
Sept 6th
1pm- 4pm ET/ 10am- 1pm PT

Organizing is about listening to people, identifying what they care about, and moving them to action. This interactive workshop offers an outline for having a transformative organizing conversation and gives participants time for practice and feedback.

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Sept 20th

1pm- 4pm ET/ 10am- 1pm PT

The most powerful organizing is done with a growing base of members. This three-hour workshop teaches the fundamentals of how to create leadership development pathways that engage and retain members in your organization.

Interpretación al español disponible

CAMPAIGN STRATEGY
Oct 3rd

12pm- 3pm ET/ 9am- 12pm PT

In order to develop campaigns that win we need to be rooted in an analysis of power and have clear goals. This three-hour workshop teaches participants the difference between strategy and tactics and helps organizers root their campaign plans in an assessment of power.

Interpretación al español disponible

STARTING STRONG COALITIONS
Oct 18th

1pm- 4pm ET/ 10am- 1pm PT

This three-hour workshop explores the basic building blocks of strong coalitions–setting clear criteria and expectations, planning for conflict, and having honest conversations about power. Participants will practice a key part of starting a coalition and grapple with challenges faced when doing so.

Interpretación al español disponible

If you want to join us for the full, four-part fundamentals workshop series, use the registration link to the left. Each workshop in the series can be taken as a stand-alone workshop and, if you register for all four workshops at once you will receive a discount.

Level Up Series

This series supports organizers to take their skills to the next level. This workshop series is for you if you have been an organizer for two or more years, have faced some challenges in carrying out your fundamental skills, and have tried a few things, learning what has worked and doesn't work in your organizing practice. Learn from experienced organizers about practices that can support you to overcome common organizing challenges. More details are below.

If you missed any of our workshops, or can't make the dates, we will explore running additional sessions if there is enough interest. Please fill out the interest form and we will be in touch if we able to offer more. 

ORGANIZING CONVERSATIONS
Nov 14th 
1pm - 4pm ET, 10am- 1pm PT

Getting Stuck in Your 1-1s? Feeling pressure to bypass concerns and rush to recruitment for your campaign? Struggling to respond to the issue that someone shared? This interactive workshop will take a deeper dive into how to identify what is really important to a person and their potential to become a leader with your organization.

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Nov 15th 
1pm - 4pm ET, 10am- 1pm PT

Long-term leadership development is hard work! This workshop focuses on the importance of revisiting, revising and recommitting to leadership development pathways as your leaders advance in their development. This interactive workshop will expand on our Leadership Development Basics and give you tools to sustain leaders over time.

MAINTAINING COALITIONS DESPITE CONFLICT
Nov 16th
 
1pm - 4pm ET, 10am- 1pm PT

Conflict is natural within and across organizations. When navigated correctly, it can help us to strengthen bonds and practice how to hold power accountable. In this workshop, we will take a deeper dive into what it takes to maintain or re-organize strong coalitions by revisiting criteria for coalition development and conflict resolution practices.

If you want to join us for the full, three-part level up workshop series, use the registration link to the left. Each workshop in the series can be taken as a stand-alone workshop and, if you register for all three workshops at once you will receive a discount.

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