Grassroots Democracy: Beyond the General Election

Virtual Workshop & Teach-In: November 20, 2020 Grassroots Democracy: Beyond the General Election, Workshop & Teaching facilitated by Erika Brown & Tony Vento In this workshop, we will explore what democracy can and does look like beyond the general election. We invite participants to join us in discussion about the power of democratizing space, rooted in the traditions of popular education for social action and community network building. We will also discuss and practice strategies for fostering grassroots democracy, through…

Organizers Organize Organizations

Virtual Workshop & Teach-In: Dec 18, 2020 Organizers Organize Organizations, Workshop & Teach-In facilitated by Phyllis Harris In this workshop, we explore the tensions, opportunities, and challenges of being activists within organizations. What does it mean to be a “activist-manager”? How can organizational leaders meet the needs of the organizations—from fundraising to service delivery—while staying true to their activist identities? We invite participants to join us in discussion as we examine these questions and more.   Facilitated by: Phyllis Harris, Executive…