Community Organizing

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Meeting Facilitation and Consensus Decision-Making

We’ve Got the Power Community Organizing Training 2012:

Topics include / Tópicos incluyen:

  • 1 to 1 techniques / técnicas de 1 a 1
  • Story-telling? / contando historias
  • History of community organizing / historia de organización comunitaria
  • Power mapping / mapas de poder
  • Anti-oppression work / Trabajo en contra de la opresión
  • Economic systems / systemas economicas
  • Art & activism: creative expression for liberation / arte y el activismo: expresión creativa para la liberación

Day 1: One-to-ones – coming soon
Day 2: coming soon
Day 3: coming soon
Day 4: coming soon
Day 5: Anti-oppression panel. Presenters:
Keesha LaTulippe is co-founder of Black Legacy, a community coalition working on racial justice, specifically education attainment of Black children as an upstream issue for health equity.

Betsy Leondar-Wright is the Project Director and Senior Trainer at Class Action, a non-profit that raises consciousness about class and money. She was was the Communications Director at United for a Fair Economy, and co-authored UFE’s new book The Color of Wealth: The Story Behind the U.S. Racial Wealth Divide.,

Jesse Pack is head of AIDS Project Worcester’s prevention and education department and founded the transgender emergency fund. – Jesse will be speaking about transphobia & gender.

Leo Negrón-Cruz is program coordinator at Edward M. Kennedy Community Health Center. He is an experienced trainer on LGBTQ issues and HIV/AIDS. – Leo will be speaking about heterosexism and LGBTQ issues.

Patricia Feraud has led workshops on social justice topics for youth and adults for the past four years through her leadership with Toxic Soil Busters Co-op, Youth Empowerment and Activism, and now at Holy Cross. – Patricia will be speaking about ageism and theh intersections of ageism, sexism, and racism.,

Dania Flores is a long-time social justice organizer who is on the board of Direct Action for Rights and Equality and English for Action and has done a lot of work around immigrant justice. Dania will be speaking about the intersections of immigration status, sexism, racism and ableism.

Jesse Leidel is a Youth Advisor at Dynamy and has a lifelong commitment to racial, social and economic justice. He also helped start the White Anti-White Supremacy working group. Jesse also took his wife’s last name.- Jesse will be speaking about being an ally, Racism, and Sexism.

Day 6: Overcoming oppression. Theater of the oppressed. Coming soon

Day 7: Solutions. House parties (NOTES FROM THIS WORKSHOP HERE) and Solidarity Economy. Coming soon

We’ve Got the Power Community Organizing Training 2011: