Greater Edmonton Alliance for the Common Good is offering IAF foundational training on May 19th and May 26th from 10AM to 3PM.
Please sign up here and you will receive a zoom link for this event.
You will also be sent a reminder email for the event a day before the training starts.
This introductory training provides content based on the philosophy and practices developed by
the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF), which builds on lessons from over 70 years of organizing
experience. It assists organizers where they live - their communities. The training provides a
foundation for organizers to learn about what community organizing is and why to use a
community organizing approach in their work. 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