Resist - Protect - Create!
- Artful Activism, creative campaign design and props to make the invisible visible, bringing light to cause;
- Community Organizing, non-transactional inquiry and engagement, building leadership and community power;
- Cultural Work for anti-oppression & sense of place;
- Storytelling and Media Making for reflecting and projecting our stories; and
- Solutionary Strategies for a Just Transition, building and proving that another world is possible.
- May 12-13 (5 pm on Friday - 5 pm Saturday) - Community Organizing, Creative Tactics and Kayaktivism. Jim Diers will lead a Friday night workshop on Community Organizing. Bill Moyer and Eric Ross will teach on Action Design and Creative Strategies. Then we'll head out to Quartermaster Harbor for a kayaktivist training, to prepare for upcoming actions necessary to keep our Salish Sea protected from an onslaught of fossil fuel projects. Love Wins! Register.
Let's increase our collective capacity to be effective change agents and build a future worthy of our children!
Continue below to RSVP for these actions or HOST your own!
- Friday, May 12, 2017 at 05:00 PM – May 13, 2017
- Northwest Change Agent Training Ctr (AYH Hostel, Vashon Island) in Vashon, WA
- $115.00 USD
Activate your Activism with Creativity!
Kayaks, Light projections, Drumming for Demonstrations, Community Organizing - and much more
Backbone Campaign presents a training for Change Agents on the Sectors of Agency: Community Organizing - Artful Activism - Creative Tactics, at the future home of the NW Change Agent Training Center on Vashon Island.
Join us Friday, May 12 for a Community Organizing workshop with Jim Diers.
Then on Saturday, explore Creative Tactics and Artful Activism, including kayaktivism with Eric Ross in Quartermaster Harbor.
Meals (dinner on Friday, breakfast and lunch on Saturday) are included in the cost of training.
Cost: $115-$140; a very limited number of partial scholarships may be available; email to inquire/apply.
About the Presenters
Jim Diers has a passion for getting people engaged with their communities and in the decisions that affect their lives. He was appointed the first director of Seattle’s Department of Neighborhoods in 1988 where he served under three mayors over a span of 14 years.
Currently, Jim teaches courses in community organizing and development at the University of Washington and serves on the faculty of the Asset-Based Community Development Institute. He travels internationally to deliver speeches, present workshops, and provide technical assistance to community associations, non-profit organizations, and government.
He has received several community awards for his Community Organizing work and has authored a book titled Neighbor Power: Building Community the Seattle Way. More information can be found on his website, www.neighborpower.org.