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Community Organizing Skills Training

  • 1000 S Cooper Street Memphis, TN, 38104 United States (map)

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:
Intro to Organizing, Campaign Planning, Facilitating Meetings, Working with Media and Intro to Nonviolent Direct Action.

Where: 1000 South Cooper St. Memphis, TN 38104 • First Congregational Church Conference Center

When: Friday, June 23: 6-9pm
Saturday, June 24: 9am-5pm
Sunday, June 25: 2-6:30pm

****** 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
Over $65,000 $375
Organizational Budget 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 14+ 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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