On Friday evening, November 2, and all day Saturday, November 3rd, Calgary Alliance for the Common Good will be offering a workshop on the Foundations for Community Organizing:
This training provides content based on the philosophy and practices developed by the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) in over 70 years of organizing experience. The training provides the foundation necessary for individuals or organizations to particpate effectively with the Calgary Alliance for the Common Good. It includes:
- What is community organizing and why use a community organizing approach
- The organizing cycle
- Relational meetings
- Listening sessions
- Problems vs. Issues
- Power over vs. Power with
- Negotiations and actions to obtain concrete and winnable outcomes
Time : The training runs Friday November 2nd from 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm and continues Saturday November 3rd from 9:30 – 4:00
Cost: CACG Members are Free (Scarboro United Church is a Member!)
Non-members $50 or pay as you are able at the door.
Everyone is asked to contribute as they are able to cover the cost of lunch that day.
For More Information Contact
Ryan Andersen, Lead Organizer