Curricula + Resources
List of organizations providing trainings, technical assistance, fellowships, and curriculum to support community organizing.
Audience: High School Youth
Time frame: 1 hour
The purpose of this workshop is to introduce participants to the concept of action research and to help them understand the power of information in an organizing campaign.
Also contains youth-friendly worksheets on the following:
- Action Research Overview
- Campaign Research Steps
- Developing Research Questions
- Research Plan Worksheet
- Survey Method Worksheet
- Interview Method Worksheet
Credit also to GenY in Chicago! http://www.swyc.org/programs/Community-Organizing-Initiative
DataCenter: an independent research organization for social justice movements and grassroots organizing.
Check out their research tools for planning toolkits, tips on online research, target research, surveys, and more. http://www.datacenter.org/research-tools/research-planning/research-tips/
- Creating surveys
- Getting public records
- Researching corporations and individuals
- Toolkit on community action research