Community Mobilizer Certification

6-Week Part-Time Hands-On Training

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 the principles behind social change.

Prerequisites?

Level 1 – Grassroots Activist Certification

Who Gets Certified?

Community leaders and influencers who are passionate about economic freedom and limited government.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN

SESSION 1

The Case for a Free Society

Participants will explore the elements of what it takes to live in a truly free and open society. Activists will discuss the inherent rights of all humans and how they can share the benefits of freedom to all mankind. Additionally, participants will discuss ways in which all people can succeed in a society characterized by a culture of integrity, responsibility, hard work, tolerance, and treating others with dignity and respect.

SESSION 2

Structure of Social Change

Participants will learn the history of Richard Fink’s “Structure of Social Change” and discuss the critical role grassroots activists play in bridging the gap between proposals and actual public policy. This class will also discuss the broad and growing web of free market/freedom-minded individuals and organizations that exist across the U.S.

SESSION 3

Narratives and Framing: The Keys to Connecting

Every story operates under a certain framework – the philosophy that certain elements of a story are emphasized to influence a particular narrative. Participants in this session will learn how to spot the false narratives from the Left and utilize their tactics for successful storytelling. Students will come away from the workshop understanding how to frame key issues and use strategic media advocacy tactics to redefine gripping narratives.

SESSION 4

The Leadership Toolbox

This session will teach participants how to manage and rally volunteers for their cause. Activists will learn the fundamentals of management, the value of being a servant leader, and the keys for inspiration. Participants will also learn how to identify a volunteer’s talents and how to use it elevate their team. Students will understand hierarchical structures and bureaucracies fail to succeed in the world of grassroots organizing and understand why the snowflake management model — a more balanced power structure — helps teammates succeed and feel valued.

SESSION 5

Building Coalitions and Communities

Building communities building and developing real relationships are the key for experiencing successful organizing. This session will teach participants how to identify strong, like-minded activists and the biggest threats to the community’s success. Activists will come away from this class with the skill set needed to bring together volunteers and form strong teams.

SESSION 6

Direct Action: Explaining the Why

Direct action occurs when a group takes an action, such as a protest, that directly reveals a problem, or a possible solution, to a societal issue. Students will briefly review the goals of direct action campaigns and dissect examples of successful campaigns. Students will better understand the value of direct action tactics used by the Left.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT

6PM

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.