[COMM-ORG] query: one page organizing handouts
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[ed: thanks to Tom for the resource.]
"Tom Wolff" <tom at tomwolff.com>
Many of these types of resources are available on the Community Tool Box
Tom Wolff & Associates
Author of The Power of Collaborative Solutions
Jossey Bass/John Wiley published February 2010
Available at www.tomwolff.com
On 3/7/2011 10:17 PM, Discussion list for COMM-ORG wrote:
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> From: amy at grassrootsleadershipcollege.org
> Hi all--
> We're still having quite the time in Wisconsin and there's no sign that
> things will cool down any time soon. I'm the director of the Grassroots
> Leadership College. We're the folks that launched the nonviolence
> trainings that have reached thousands at the capitol in the last three
> weeks (including a fun little mini training completely surrounded by cops
> last Thursday night)
> Now, we're going deeper and broader and we could use some help from our
> fellow organizers and trainers all around the world.
> We're working on 6 pieces right now--
> 1. Prepared and Peaceful-- the ongoing nonviolence trainings and train the
> 2. Refuel and Reflect-- community gatherings to come together to process
> in a thoughtful and welcoming way
> 3. Care and Comfort-- providing a space to be nurtured, this may include
> bodywork, meditation, listening and support sessions,,,
> 4. organizing trainings-- covering a wide array of organizing topics for
> unions, community groups, and others
> 5. Developing an online library of easy to use resources on organizing and
> activist care
> 6. funding this work for the long haul.
> You can help in many ways. Here are a couple top ones we could use this
> 1. Send us short (1-2 page) organizing "how to" pieces that we can post to
> our website www.grassrootsleadershipcollege.org and share with other
> groups in Wisconsin through our trainings. Possible topics might include:
> running effective meetings, mobilizing people, using social media, working
> with the media, avoiding burnout, and many, many others
> 2. Add your thoughts-- what are the top ten actions people can take to
> support the movement from other places. We're putting together a flyer
> that will be going out to thousands on Saturday.
> Thanks all for your help!!
> Amy S. Mondloch
> 608-658-5954 or 608-441-0085
> amy at grassrootsleadershipcollege.org
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