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April 2018

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  • 2018 SMWC Annual Meeting!
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April 23, 2018
  • T.O.A.S.T Training: Extra! Extra! : Using the Press to Tell Our Stories
    Starts: 9:45 pm
    Ends: April 24, 2018 - 12:00 am

    Location: Lewiston TBD


    Description:

    T.O.A.S.T Training: Extra! Extra! : Using the Press to Tell Our Stories

    Mainstream press is a great way to get the word out about our campaigns, but how do we make sure that the press is telling our story? We'll learn about how to use the mainstream media to share our perspective and cover our events.

    T.O.A.S.T: Transformative Organizing And Skills Training, is a ten-part series of workshops for members (and friends) of the Southern Maine Workers’ Center.

    We’ll build-up the skills we need for the growth of our committees, the power of our campaigns, and the sustainability of our organization.

    We’ll be learning the crucial building blocks of grassroots organizing, including outreach and follow-up, meeting facilitation, grassroots fundraising, engaging the media, and more.

    Workshops will connect organizing skills to our organizational commitments to human rights and racial & economic justice.

May 5, 2018
  • T.O.A.S.T Training: Shout it Out! : Creating Our Own Media
    Starts: 1:45 pm
    Ends: May 5, 2018 - 4:00 pm

    Location: Biddeford TBD


    Description:

    T.O.A.S.T Training: Shout it Out! : Creating Our Own Media

    There’s lots of ways to get our story out into the world. The best way to to reach people is with our own words and framing. Learn about how to use social media and communications to shout out our campaigns!

    T.O.A.S.T: Transformative Organizing And Skills Training, is a ten-part series of workshops for members (and friends) of the Southern Maine Workers’ Center.

    We’ll build-up the skills we need for the growth of our committees, the power of our campaigns, and the sustainability of our organization.

    We’ll be learning the crucial building blocks of grassroots organizing, including outreach and follow-up, meeting facilitation, grassroots fundraising, engaging the media, and more.

    Workshops will connect organizing skills to our organizational commitments to human rights and racial & economic justice.

May 14, 2018
  • T.O.A.S.T Training: A Campaign to Build the Base : Legislative Campaigns that Strengthen our Base
    Starts: 9:45 pm
    Ends: May 15, 2018 - 12:00 am

    Location: 56 North St, Portland, ME 04101, USA


    Description:

    T.O.A.S.T Training: A Campaign to Build the Base : Legislative Campaigns that Strengthen our Base

    In transformative organizing we run campaigns that change public policy, but also change us. We’ll learn about taking collective action for human rights as well as the basics of the lobbying the legislature.

    T.O.A.S.T: Transformative Organizing And Skills Training, is a ten-part series of workshops for members (and friends) of the Southern Maine Workers’ Center.

    We’ll build-up the skills we need for the growth of our committees, the power of our campaigns, and the sustainability of our organization.

    We’ll be learning the crucial building blocks of grassroots organizing, including outreach and follow-up, meeting facilitation, grassroots fundraising, engaging the media, and more.

    Workshops will connect organizing skills to our organizational commitments to human rights and racial & economic justice.