Multiply and Mobilize: Resisting Divide and Conquer Tactics in Organizing

October 26, 2013 - 2:00pm
The Evergreen State College SEM 2 B2105, Olympia, WA
public workshop, sponsored by FIST!
Trainer(s): 
kiran nigam
Trainer(s): 
Jenna Peters-Golden

Busted! The act of dividing potential allies and communities who could come together to rise up is one of the oldest and infuriatingly effective tricks in the book.

The Way We Do the Things We Do: healthy people build healthy communities

October 25, 2013 - 3:00pm
The Evergreen State College SEM 2 B2105, Olympia, WA
public workshop, sponsored by FIST!
Trainer(s): 
Jenna Peters-Golden
Trainer(s): 
kiran nigam

How do we sustain our vision for change and not get lost in the day-to-day grind? How do we prevent burnout and a frenetic pace of work when there is so much to get done? How can we build real care and support into our organizations and communities?...

Deconstructing Ableism

October 19, 2013 - 11:00am
Seattle, WA
public workshop
Trainer(s): 
kiran nigam
Trainer(s): 
Jenna Peters-Golden

Often people with disabilities face discrimination from individuals and systems built without them in mind that prevent them from being able to participate in or access spaces, resources, employment, or housing...

Deconstructing Ableism

October 12, 2013 - 11:00am
Vancouver BC
public workshop
Trainer(s): 
kiran nigam
Trainer(s): 
Jenna Peters-Golden

People with disabilities face discrimination from individuals and systems built without them in mind that prevent them from being able to participate in or access spaces, resources, employment, or housing...

Anti-Oppression Meeting Facilitation: Making Meetings Awesome for Everyone

October 8, 2013 - 6:00pm
Bellingham, WA
public workshop
Trainer(s): 
kiran nigam
Trainer(s): 
Jenna Peters-Golden

Inefficient and ineffective meetings can leave people feeling drained, exhausted or discouraged, rather than inspired and energized. Good meetings help build strong, effective organizations and successful projects...

 

Anti-Racism for Organizers

October 5, 2013 - 1:00pm
Portland, OR
Reed College, public workshop
Trainer(s): 
kiran nigam
Trainer(s): 
Jenna Peters-Golden

Whether you are a community organizer with years of organizing experience or are new to organizing, if you want to strengthen your anti-racism framework in the work you do, this workshop is for you...

Conflict Resolutions for Movement Revolutions

June 23, 2013 - 1:00pm
Detroit, MI
Allied Media Conference
Trainer(s): 
Lydia Pelot-Hobbs
Trainer(s): 
Jenna Peters-Golden

As our organizations and movements grow and bring together people and communities with a range of histories and backgrounds, it is natural for interpersonal conflict to arise. Yet so often conflict is avoided and pathologized, and tensions beneath the surface lead to organizational fissures. We will explore how power relationships shape conflict and share strategies for moving through conflict in healthy, supportive, and honest ways. 

Our Bodies Our Whole Selves: Consent and Collective Liberation

April 27, 2013 - 10:00am
Boulder, CO -- University of Colorado, Visual Arts Complex
Trainer(s): 
Tyrone Boucher

CAPACITY BUILDING FOR THE LONG HAUL: MOVING FROM SURVIVING TO THRIVING

April 13, 2013 - 1:00pm
Bethany Church Campus, 6230 Beacon Avenue, Seattle, WA 98108
Public Workshop
Trainer(s): 
kiran nigam
Trainer(s): 
Jenna Peters-Golden

How do we sustain our vision for change? How do we assess what needs to happen next when there is so much to get done? How do we stay strong, build power, and maintain effective sustainability as organizers, organizations, and communities? ...

Anti-Racism for Organizers

April 12, 2013 - 6:00pm
UPDATED: Bellingham Unitarian Fellowship, 1207 Ellsworth St, Bellingham, WA
Public Workshop
Trainer(s): 
kiran nigam
Trainer(s): 
Jenna Peters-Golden

Whether you are a community organizer with years of organizing experience or are new to organizing, if you want to strengthen your anti-racism framework in the work you do, this workshop is for you. ...