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A series of 5 workshops with Activist-in-Residence Sara K. Gould
All workshops take place 4–6 pm in Neilson Library Browsing Room, except
the Oct 8 workshop which will be in the Campus Center.
To register for one or all: email firstname.lastname@example.org
Add Gender, Build Power
Two case studies demonstrate how organizing around race, class, AND gender deepens popular understanding, expands movement constituencies, and increases accountability of public officials. (Attending both sessions strongly recommended.)
Tuesday, September 23: The Katrina Women’s Response Fund
This Ms. Foundation fund empowered organizations in the Gulf South to place women of color and low-income women front and center in recovery efforts following Hurricane Katrina.
Tuesday, September 30: The Audre Lorde Project
The Audre Lorde Project organized lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and gender non-conforming immigrants of color to mobilize for comprehensive immigration reform. Community organizer Trishala Deb, formerly of the Audre Lorde Project, joins this session.
Storytelling for Activists: The Role of Strategic Communications
Wednesday, October 8, in the Carroll Room, Campus Center
[Note new date & location]
Explore communications theory and practice for grassroots organizing with Joseph Phelan, expert in creative action design and communications training.
Listen Up! The #1 Skill in Organizing
Tuesday, October 7: Practice active listening skills that are essential to making social change.
Feminist Agenda: Meeting Skills to Make Change
Monday, October 20: Learn the art of crafting an agenda and facilitating an effective meeting.