Community Mobilizer Certification

Six engaging classes to deepen your leadership skills

1-Day a week with our premier community activits and grassroots organizing experts

STREAMLINE COMMUNITY ACTION

Learn how to effectively apply your activist skills, coordinate volunteer actions, and communicate the principles behind social change.

Prerequisites?

Level 1 – Grassroots Activist Certification

Cost:

Free

Who Gets Certified?

Community leaders and influencers who are passionate about advancing a free and open society.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

SESSION 1

“The Institutions of a Free Society & The Structure of Social Change”

We will discuss the key institutions that can lead to well-being and learn how individuals who work together can impact those institutions to create well-being in society.

SESSION 2

“The Leadership Toolbox”

This session will discuss ways to recruit, motivate and retain like-minded volunteer activists to a cause. You will learn the key differences between leadership and management, the value of being a servant leader, and the keys for inspiration.

SESSION 3

“Building the Movement”

You will learn how to identify a volunteer’s talents and how to use them to elevate your team. We will also discuss why hierarchical structures and bureaucracies fail to succeed in the world of grassroots organizing.

SESSION 4

“Persuading Others Online & Protecting Your Good Name”

Every story operates under a certain framework – the philosophy that certain elements of a story are emphasized to influence a particular narrative. In this session, you will learn best practices for creating effective, compelling posts on various digital media platforms and methods needed to protect your reputation.

SESSION 5

“Understanding Alinsky Tactics and Building Coalitions”

This session will review the “Father of Community Organizing,” Saul Alinsky, his 13 rules for successful grassroots actions, and discuss whether his tactics can be used by individuals promoting a free and open society. We will also discuss the benefits of seeking and creating coalitions to affect change.

SESSION 6

“S.M.A.R.T. Action”

Learn how to define a goal, create a simple strategic outline, and determine appropriate tactics that aid in identifying, educating, and mobilizing communitied. Working in teams, you will create a basic tactical plan and end the evening by presenting their plan to the entire group.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

6:00PM

Group Warm Up

Get to know your classmates and discuss last week’s lesson.

6:15PM

Class

Learn key objectives through lectures, discussions, and group activities.

7:45PM

Wrap Up and Homework

Discuss what your team has learned and your goals for the next week.