Trainings

Whether you’re a grassroots organizer, fundraiser or digital director, our training sessions will teach you how be to more effective in your work. Our training program, underwritten by the Mozilla Foundation, covers a breadth of skill levels, from basic online organizing to advanced, as well as topics like communications and grassroots organizing and campaigns.

Have you recently gotten involved in activism and politics? Looking to learn the basics about topics like organizing and fundraising? Then check out these trainings for new activists!

Are you interested in cutting-edge techniques and technology? If you’re looking to take your skills to the next level, check out these trainings for more seasoned organizers.

Below is a quick peek at some of our sessions. To view all 60+ of our trainings, click here.

Basic Online Organizing

These trainings cover the skills needed to run a successful online campaign. If you’re new to digital organizing, these sessions are for you.

These sessions include:

  • Email 101: Best Practices for Running an Effective Email Program
  • Digital Strategy 101: Building Your Digital Campaign from the Ground Up
  • Be Bold! 7 Legal Rules for Digital Advocacy that Every Nonprofit Should Know
Advanced Online Organizing

Are you interested in cutting-edge techniques and technology? If you’re looking to take your skills to the next level, these sessions are for you.

These sessions include:

  • Beyond Email: The Future of Digital Organizing and Advocacy
  • Beyond A/B Testing: Upping Your Digital Analytics Game
  • How to Gather and Use Audience Insights in Your Campaign
Communications

Want to get more media coverage or looking to improve your messaging and media presence? Then these sessions are for you.

These sessions include:

  • Presence and Authenticity: Media in the Age of Trump
  • How to Turn a Social Media Moment into a Traditional Media News Story (and Get Funding for It!)
  • Advanced Communications Strategies for Working on Controversial Issues
Grassroots Activism

Looking to hone your offline activism skills? These sessions on topics like coalition building, fundraising and voter contact are for you.

These sessions include:

  • Activist Toolbox: Organizing to Win Progressive Local Policy
  • Standing Indivisible: How to Make Your Voice Heard in Congress
  • From School Board to Governor: The Fundamentals of Running for Office