Grassroots Activist Certification

Six engaging classes to empower you to lead.

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

BREAK INTO GRASSROOTS ACTIVISM NEEDED TO BREAK BARRIERS TO OPPORTUNITY IN ONLY 6 WEEKS.

Develop the foundation, tools, and strategies you’ll need to be a local leader your local community.

Prerequisites?

None

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

“What if Government Didn’t Do That”

In this presentation, participants will learn about the key institutions of civil society, their proper roles, and how they can address the concerns of those who see the government as the solution to so many societal issues.

SESSION 2

“Building Communities for Action”

Change isn’t created solely by one person and it doesn’t happen online. Change happens when people form relationships and trust. This session explores the art of building an effective movement by engaging in the person-to-person strategy of community building.

SESSION 3

“Power of the Pen”

Inspiring others is a specific craft that stems from knowing the fundamentals of persuasive messaging. In this session, participants will master the effective tools that activists use across multiple platforms to communicate the case for freedom with various audiences. Using time-tested strategies, participants will learn how to make their messages resonate and inspire others.

SESSION 4

“What’s Your Story”

To engage people about issues at the deepest level, nothing beats a compelling or relatable story. In this session, participants will learn how their personal story touches others’ lives and how to use their story to explain issues in an engaging way that sparks action.

SESSION 5

“#FakeNews”

When we hear the term “Fake News,” our minds instantly think the information is false, negative, or wrong. In this session, participants will learn key methods for discerning messages through the lens of truth vs. perception and how mastery of these skills will help to end the modern-day problem of tribalism that is plaguing our society.

SESSION 6

“Impacting Political Leaders”

Once you’ve identified the change you want, how can you best see it through? We discuss best practices for engaging, influencing, and convincing elected officials to join your efforts for change in your state and community.

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.