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Grassroots Organizing 101

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 Favorite… Read more

Food Systems 101 Part 1

Audience: Youth Members Timeframe: 2 hours Goals: 1. To talk about the need for Food Justice for our communities’ health and environment. 2. To be able to define a Food System and compare a global industrial system with a local sustainable one.… Read more

Campaign Tools

Set of campaign planning tools and worksheets: Campaign Planning Chart Campaign Strategy Chart Campaign Next Steps Chart Demand Research Guide Escalating Tactics Guide Action Evaluation Form Campaign Analysis Worksheet Favorite… Read more

Tactical Clusters

This is really just a primer to introduce students to the idea of Tactical Clusters. We are developing a more formal workshop outline and will post. Favorite… Read more

Action Research Tools

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. Favorite… Read more

Tactics Intensive Workshop

Goals: Know the use of tactics as part of a larger strategy to win a campaign Understand tactics escalation Identify various kinds of tactics and considerations for when to use different kinds of tactics The Alliance for Educational Justice (AEJ) is a new national alliance of youth organizing and intergenerational groups working for educational justice.… Read more

Basebuilding Tips

Concise set of tips and sample outline for volunteer orientation before canvassing or conducting outreach. Favorite… Read more

Communications and Media Resource List

List of online resources and organizations covering: Building Relationships with the Media Communications Writing Framing and Messaging Interviewing Letters to the Editor Media Plans and Strategy Online and Digital Storytelling Press Releases and Pitching Storytelling Favorite… Read more

Media Storytelling

The Center for Media Justiceis a dynamic communications strategy and media policy tank for grassroots organizations serving communities of color and America’s poor. http://centerformediajustice.org/ Check out their toolbox: http://centerformediajustice.org/toolbox/media-how-tos/ ——- SmartMeme builds movements and amplifies the impact of grassroots organizing with new strategy and training resources, values based communications, collaborations, and meme campaigning.… Read more