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One-Day Training for Community Leaders, 23 September 2019

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MK Quaker Centre

1 Oakley Gardens

Downhead Park

Milton Keynes

MK15 9BH

United Kingdom

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Free to member institutions, this one-day training will cover the core concepts, tools and processes of the previous two-day training course.

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TRAINING CONTENT

The one-day training will cover the following essentials of community organising:

  1. Power and self-interest – Why and how to communicate power and self-interest, do 121s, listen for issues affecting people in your institution
  2. Issues – How to prioritise and present your institution’s issues and build a team to address at least one issue
  3. Research – How to research issues, analyse the interests of relevant power-holders and plan SMART campaign goals
  4. Negotiation – How to negotiate with power holders and generate turnout for action
  5. Action – How to understand different cultures and organise a public action
  6. Evaluation – How to evaluate, celebrate, reflect on power and leadership, develop a habit of action.

LUNCH & REFRESHMENTS

Lunch and refreshments will be provided, including halal and vegetarian options. Please let the Community Organiser know of any dietary requirements.

FOLLOW-UP ACTIVITIES

Following the one-day training, participants are invited to practice community organising for approximately 40 hours over the following six months, culminating in a 5-minute presentation at a Graduation event, where certificates of course completion will be awarded. To support this process, each participating trainee will be offered a mentor from Citizens:mk Leadership Group and invited to attend Action Learning Sets.

CHARGES

The one-day training and follow-up activities are free for at least one individual from each Citizens:mk member institution (more depending on the total number registering). For other organisations, the following charges (payable by cheque or BACS) apply:

  • £50 for charities registered in Milton Keynes
  • £75 for charities outside Milton Keynes
  • £150 for other organisations.

There are no entry requirements beyond a willingness to participate in the learning activities and apply the learning to a community leadership challenge, project or campaign within the member institution over a three month period.

REGISTRATION

Registration is by online booking. For non-member institutions, please first contact the Community Organiser, tom.bulman@citizensmk.org.uk, tel 07962 838685.

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MK Quaker Centre

1 Oakley Gardens

Downhead Park

Milton Keynes

MK15 9BH

United Kingdom

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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