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Listening Skills for Community Organising, 1 Day Workshop - Newark

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Castle House

5 Great North Road

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Nottingham

NG24 1BY

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'Helping make strog and resiliant communities'. Listening to people is the foundation of community organising because it builds trust and relationships, uncovers issues and is an essential starting point for bringing people together to share stories, ideas and action. On this course, you will gain an understanding of why listening is important in community organising and you will develop practical listening skills and tactics and plan a listening campaign.

You will learn about:

  • 'relational’ listening and its importance in community organising
  • how to plan a listening campaign to kick-start your organising work
  • practical listening tools you can use to engage people, build relationships and find leaders
  • how asking powerful questions helps people to tell their stories
  • how community organisers reflect to improve their work

The course also provides a reminder of the basics of community organising, which are covered in our Introduction to Community Organising course. This fun one day workshop, like all of our training, it is inspiring and interactive. It is designed so that everybody can take part and share their ideas and experiences and practice their skills.

Providing high quality and enjoyable learning experiences is very important to us. Our trainers are quality assured and experienced in community organising, and our courses are endorsed as quality training by Certa/ABC Awards and Continuing Professional Development

"The listening exercise made me reflect on how I have been listening to others and sometimes not hearing them" Training Participant.

“We believe that Community Organising has the potential to significantly enhance and strengthen the relationship between individuals, communities and the institutions and organisations that serve them.”

“Through community organising the realisation of individual potential and the creation of self-determining communities go hand in hand.”

Refreshments will be served during this workshop but please arrive for 8.45 am for refreshments so that we can make a prompt start. Lunch is not provided so please bring a packed luch with you.

There is no fee for attending this training however, there is a considerable cost involved in delivering it so please ensure you let the organisers know if you can no longer attend.

The training is delivered by Sneinton Alchemy Community Interest Company AKACommunity Organisers Notts/Notts Social Action Hub.

Your contact details will be held and stored by Nottinghamshire County Council in line with GDPR 2018 Regulations. By registering for this workshop, you are also giving permission to share these details with Sneinton Alchemy CIC, Community Organising Ltd and CERTA (the awarding body).

For further details, please send an email to agefriendly@nottscc.gov.uk

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