Community Organizer Training

Community Organizer Training

Amplifying Change – Conservation, Social and Environmental Justice

Take Your Organizing Campaigns to the Next Level

Friday January 31st, Saturday Feb 1st 9AM-4PM; Alex Rorabaugh Center Ukiah

What: At this two-day, interactive training, hosted by the Community Governance Partnership, and facilitated by David Hunt, a senior staff alum of the Midwest Academy, who is internationally recognized for his training of community activists, you will learn to use:

Organizing Skills

  • Power Mapping, Direct Action Strategic Planning, and a variety of other tools to address social problems and the process for grassroots-driven policy change and explore the difference between service provision and organizing and how they can work together;

Strategic Skills

  • Learn to identify, develop and use measurable effective power when confronting organized power, as well as the forms and definitions of organized power needed depending on the decision maker.

Organizing Strategies

  • Lean to use a strategy chart to strategically identify and develop a winning strategy for an issue campaign while also building the power of organizations and coalitions.


  • Acquire the skills required to develop and run issue campaigns that create lasting social, environmental, and equity change.

Who: We seek participants who have made, or wish to make, an ongoing commitment to community organizing work; have existing roles in activism, environmental, social and environmental organizations; or have a background or strong professional interest in advocacy, coalition building and campaigns. Learn more about these organizer trainings and see our planned agenda here. Participants of this training are committed to making the Mendocino/Lake region a more just and livable area. All organizing backgrounds welcome!

Sliding Cost: $50 – $500 – Partial and full scholarships are available to offset the total cost (meals and materials are included). Don’t let cost be a factor!

Apply now to see if you qualify for a scholarship or sponsorship.

For further details. The deadline to apply is January 20th, 2019. Seating is limited. Apply Online Now! Over 400 Californian activists have graduated from this community organizing program!

For more information and to register and apply for a scholarship:

Local Contact – Neil Davis 707.467.3220 or

CGP Regional Field Director  Jackee Riccio, 860.335.7241 or