Training & Events

Basics of Community Organizing

Jan 01, 1970 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

From the Mel King Institute
This training course will provide participants with an introduction to the basic principles and practices of organizing. The training will address several fundamental elements of community organizing including:

  • Basic concepts of community organizing.
  • Differences between organizing, direct service, and advocacy approaches.
  • Identifying, recruiting, and supporting emerging leaders.

Participants will also have an opportunity to discuss specific organizing challenges and opportunities they are facing in their own communities. The training will be an intensive, hands-on session, with a mix of brief presentations, role plays, and small group discussions.