Trainings

Whether you’re a grassroots activist, brand new organizer or digital director, our training sessions will teach you how be to more effective in your work. Our training program 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 build a good foundation of basic skills? 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 for 2018. To view all 70 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:

  • Get Tested: How to Run an Optimized Email Program
  • Visual Design 101: How Decisions YOU Make Affect Decisions THEY Make
  • Getting Started with Facebook Live: How to Amplify Your Action and Bring More People into the Movement
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:

  • The Facebook Algorithm: Friend, Not Enemy
  • Cutting Through Inbox Clutter with Mobile-First Email Design
  • Social Listening Matters: How Understanding the National Conversation Will Help Us Win in 2018
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:

  • Every Hour Counts: A Crisis Simulation for Comms Staffers
  • Unifying our Progressive Story: A Narrative to Unite Working People Across Race
  • A Wrinkle in Time: Using Pop Culture Stories to Mobilize and Organize Communities
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:

  • Everything You Know about Voter Turnout is Wrong
  • From Protest to Policy Change: Congressional Advocacy 101
  • Dare to Compete! How to Run for Office for Women Leaders