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Sierra Club: A Training for Action – If We Organize, We Win
April 23 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Training For Action is a community-generated, volunteer-organized, afternoon event designed to build capacity for emerging and seasoned activists alike. We’ll open the event with registration, a grab and go lunch, and speakers. Then there will be numerous workshops offered by sponsoring organizations and individual trainers. We’ll close with a fiesta with free food and music. In addition to food, we’ll also offer at no cost both childcare and Spanish-language interpretation throughout the event. Please share the event in Facebook.
We’ll have workshops in four learning areas:
1. Building Winning Strategies
2. Developing Tactics & Skills
3. Effective Solidarity Organizing
4. Learning to Talk about the Issues
SOME LOGISTICS: FOOD: We’ll have grab and go burritos and a New Mexican food buffet at our closing party. But please bring your own snacks and anything special you’d like to eat. Please bring a blanket or chair if you’d like for the after training party * WATER: Please bring your own water and water bottle. There are water fountains for refills. * YOGA: Arrive at a little before noon if you’d like to participate in an energizing short class for the day. * CHILDCARE: If you haven’t registered and indicated that you need childcare, please do so now.
Register to Participate Here
Groups sponsoring and offering workshops so far include the following: Rio Grande Chapter of the Sierra Club | ACLU of New Mexico | RESULTS.org | Showing Up for Racial Justice | NM Story Power | Nonviolent Action New Mexico | Albuquerque Indivisible | Young Women United | Storytellers of New Mexico | Encuentro New Mexico | New Mexico Progressive Coalition | WildEarth Guardians | Transgender Resource Center of New Mexico | Enchanted Uprising | Yoga with Avery | Indigenous Training Collaborative
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