This Saturday, on April 13 from 9 am to 3:30 pm at the Bishop Harrison Center, 1342 Lancaster Ave., Syracuse, NY, there is an opportunity to learn skills and strategies from one another to strengthen our movements.
This day of training and skill-building for organizers and activists will include 3 workshop sessions (with multiple choices during each session) and a keynote talk on community-based efforts to combat poverty featuring John Washington, Co-Director of organizing PUSH Buffalo and Ocesa Keaton of Syracuse Greater HOPE. The day will be valuable for experienced organizers and newcomers alike.
There is a sliding scale fee of $0 to $25 for attendance (pay what you are able). Lunch will be provided, along with onsite childcare. Interpretation for Spanish speakers will be available at the keynote and for selected workshops. Please Register for the Training Now (Pay online) or Register online for full scholarship or to pay at the door
The day is organized by RiseUp for Social Action, in conjunction with the Urban Jobs Task Force, CNY Solidarity Coalition, Workers Center of CNY, National Action Network, Seeds of Peace, Uplift Syracuse, Syracuse Peace Council, Parents for Public Schools, CNY NOW and the Green Party.
Support for this project has been provided by a “What If…” mini-grant from the Gifford Foundation.
Workshop options include Working as an Ally to a Targeted Group, Facilitating Effective Meetings, Communication Tools for Organizers and much more. See the full details.