Relational Organizing: Base-Building and Off-Year Organizing

Relational Organizing: Base-Building and Off-Year Organizing

Session Type(s): Training

Training Tag(s): Grassroots Organizing/Campaigns

Starts: Thursday, Jul. 13 10:30 AM (Central)

Ends: Thursday, Jul. 13 11:30 AM (Central)

Room: Astoria

Relational organizing is grounded in organizing with the people you know and with whom you have an existing relationship. In this training, we will create a frame of organizing for your base-building period and times when elections are not your focus. You’ll learn how to define the elements and conditions necessary to build a successful volunteer relational program and when incentivized programs may be appropriate. You’ll also have a chance to workshop challenges and roadblocks as a group.


Dima Alhesan


Palestinian bike commuter with a love for hands-on conservation, working with bricks, and hiking. Experienced in municipal organizing, relational organizing, violent rebellions, and nonviolent resistance.

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