Community Organizing Skills Training

PASSIONATE TO LEARN AND DEVELOP SKILLS TO CREATE CHANGE IN YOUR GROUP OR COMMUNITY? Join Mid-South Peace and Justice Center’s Community Organizing Skills Training on November 3rd-5th!

Community Organizing Skills Training explores with the participants the foundational skills to be organizers and create systematic change in a group or community, keeping nonviolence as a foundation.

This training is fully interactive and has direct application in each session. We train using popular education and integrating experiential education, allowing people to explore in a hands-on, direct manner, while also drawing out the expertise that the individual already has within.

Who should attend this Community Organizing Skills Training?
Experienced and less-experienced organizers, activists, community leaders and any other people who wants to learn what ‘community organizer’ is about.

Topics covered include:
Organizing my Community, Campaign Planning, Facilitating Meetings, Working with Media and Intro to Nonviolent Direct Action.

Where: 1000 South Cooper St., First Congregational Church, Conference Room A

When: Friday, November 3rd: 6pm - 9pm
Saturday, November 4th: 9am - 5pm
Sunday, November 5th: 2pm - 6:30pm

****** No partial attendance allowed ******
Cost: If your annual income is:

Less than $15,000 You pay: $30
$15,000-$25,000 $50
$25,000-$35,000 $100
$35,000-$45,000 $150
$45,000-$55,000 $225
$55,000-$65,000 $300
Organizational Budget or Over $65,000 $375

Sliding scale based on the individual’s income. If your organization is sending you to the training, use the organizational budget to determine the fee. Please consider that it costs MSPJC $200 per person to do the training.

Fee includes 16 hours of training, simple snacks, light breakfast and lunch on Saturday, materials and follow up support from a network of the mid-south best organizers and activists.
Some scholarships may be available, please request scholarship application by email.
Donations for workshop scholarships gratefully accepted!

Registration online or by phone is required for all trainings.

For more information call 901-725-4990,
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