This interactive one-day course will explore how you can make change for good through collective action. You will explore the different types of action you can take, from DIY action to campaigning, explore stories of action and success factors and learn how to develop a strategy for change based on listening, building people power, leadership and picking tactics and methods for action.
On this course we get to the heart of the action:
- What can we do together to create change in our neighbourhoods and communities?
- How do we know what is the right action to take?
- How do we make mobilise our network of people?
- How do we work together to lead change?
Learn about calling people to action through stories and how community organising enables people to lead and support action which makes them feel powerful together.
During this course you will explore
- the purpose of action in community organising and the types of actions that effect change
- how to motivate & organise people to take action in their community
- team building and theories of change
- how to plan, lead and evaluate action
Provoking you to think outside the box
This course is run by Community Organisers and facilitated by the Starting Point Community Learning Partnership Social Action Hub.
The course will be held in our upstairs training room in Woodley. Lift available.
Free parking and good access route by train and bus.
Lunch will be provided. There will be vegan options available but if you have any dietary requirements please get in touch.
The course lasts for 6 hours. Like all of our training, it is inspiring and interactive. It is designed so that everybody can take part, share their ideas and experiences and practice their skills.
The course trainers are experienced and committed community organisers. The course is approved as quality training provision by Certa and as approved CPD. All participants receive a Certificate of Participation.
Further one-day courses are available focusing on practical aspects of community organising, plus longer courses for those who want to train as fully qualified community organisers.
There is no cost to this course, but we do ask you contribute whatever you can towards lunch, there will be a pot available for donations.
You Must Sign Up to Attend this Course.
Please note: if we do not receive enough bookings, this course will not run. Due to our Quality criteria, this course requires a minimum of 8 participants to run. If people sign up but do not attend, we may cancel the course on the day. Please let us now if you change your mind after signing.