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Theatre of the Oppressed Introductory Workshop May 4, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM 2014-05-04 13:00:00 2014-05-04 16:00:00

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education 252 Bloor Street West Toronto Ontario | View map

Join us  for an intro to Augusto Boal's Theatre of the Oppressed  games and techniques.  These participatory tools motivate us to deepen...

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Alliance and Coalition Building March 30, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Interested in coalition work and want to make sure you're starting off on the right foot? Involved in a coalition and want to gain...

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How to Host a Workshop training: This training is being rescheduled March 16, 2014 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Unfortunately, the "How to Host a Workshop" training is being rescheduled. For personal reasons, the facilitator needs...

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Securing Media for Your Campaign March 15, 2014 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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This workshop will help activists understand how the mainstream media works, and how to use it as at tool in your campaigns for social,...

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Avoiding Activist Burnout, Cultivating our Collective Resiliency Workshop February 8, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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If you are reading this, there is a good chance that you’ve suffered from burnout at some point in your life. Perhaps you have also...

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How to Organize a Great Direct Action January 26, 2014 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Direct action is a crucial tool used by many social movements. Learn the skills necessary for organizing and participating in a direct...

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How to make your online petition campaign successful January 25, 2014 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

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This event is co-sponsored by Change.org and Tools for Change. This workshop will outline basic best practices for setting up an online...

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Setting up and improving your group's structure January 18, 2014 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Setting up and improving your group's structure Who is part of your group and who isn't? How do you make decisions? Is it working for you?...

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Mastering google and going deeper: web research skills for activists and independent journalists December 10, 2013 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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This workshop presents the skills and techniques that investigative journalists and private-eyes use to do deep digging research on the...

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Art for Action: stencils and print making November 30, 2013 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Art for Action: stencils and print making Art is an integral tool in advocating for environmental, economic and social justice. Visual...

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Community Organizing November 23, 2013 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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This workshop will outline the theory of community organizing and the steps and strategies involved in actively participating in an...

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How to Make Activism a Lifelong Commitment November 9, 2013 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Why are there so few activists over thirty? How do we balance livelihood, child care, organizing, health and friendships? This...

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Grassroots Financial Management November 3, 2013 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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In the whirl of everyday demands, it’s easy to loose track of our finances. The consequences are bad enough when we mismanage personal...

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Social Media for Social Change November 2, 2013 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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This workshop is co-sponsored by Tools for Change and the Ontario Federation of Labour. This workshop explores how to engage in effective...

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Navigating Conflict Resolution Workshop October 26, 2013 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The purpose of this workshop is to provide techniques for resolving conflict within our groups, as well as long-term strategies to build a...

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Meeting Facilitation Skills for Change Makers September 28, 2013 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Learn and practice key tools, techniques and approaches that will help you understand the facilitation process, effectively facilitate...

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Two Day Campaign Planning Workshop for Activists and Change Makers

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Dates: Thursday July 11, 6.30pm - 9pm and Thursday July 25, 6.30pm - 9pm. Workshop description: This workshop is designed to help you and...

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Get on the Mic! Public Speaking Workshop April 16, 2013 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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Public speaking can be intimidating and difficult, especially when you’re talking about social change and inspiring people to action. Learn...

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Direct Action Workshop April 14, 2013 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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Learn the skills necessary for organizing and participating in a direct action. The workshop will cover basic action strategy and planning,...

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Grassroots Fundraising April 7, 2013 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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This workshop will help you prepare to develop a strategic fundraising plan for your grassroots social or ecological justice group. The...

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Navigating Conflict Resolution Workshop March 30, 2013 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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The purpose of this workshop is to provide techniques for resolving conflict within our groups, as well as long-term strategies to build a...

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Avoiding Activist Burnout March 5, 2013 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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This workshop aims to break down the stigma surrounding activist burnout, offer some constructive solutions for how to get back from the...

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Building Inclusive and Accessible Movements

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Due to unforseen circumstance, the March 3, 2013 opportunity for this workshop has been cancelled and is being re-scheduled.  We sincerely...

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Self-defense: Politics and Practice March 2, 2013 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Our experiences of violence impact our lives and our activism. To challenge patriarchy, colonialism and capitalism, we need to be able to...

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Political Writing 101 February 2, 2013 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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In this workshop, participants will be encouraged to think carefully about the writing process itself, learn effective methods for...

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Research Skills for Activists and Independent Journalists January 26, 2013 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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This workshop will introduce participants to a banquet of research skills and techniques from a variety of fields. Facilitators will use...

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Online Organizing & Making Social Media Count January 16, 2013 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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REGISTRATION IS NOW FULL.  PLEASE ENSURE TO REGISTER WELL IN ADVANCE IF YOU PLAN TO ATTEND TOOLS FOR CHANGE WORKSHOPS. This workshop...

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Campaign Planning November 17, 2012 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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This workshop will help you plan and execute a winning campaign plan to help you achieve your goals. Learn the basic components of a...

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Advanced Media Skills November 10, 2012 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Learn how to develop a media strategy for a long term social change initiative. The training will also cover framing, story-based narrative...

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How to Host a Workshop October 20, 2012 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Skill-sharing is a critical component of social change work. This training will cover the principles of workshop design and delivery...

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Introduction to Meeting Facilitation for Change Makers October 13, 2012 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Learn and practice key tools, techniques and approaches that will help you effectively facilitate meetings within your group. Participants...

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