Alliance training calendar

Here are the links to our upcoming community organising training.

  • Saturday, February 17, 2018 at 09:00 AM
    Kingston East Neighbourhood Group in Kingston, Australia

    Foundations of Community Organising - Feb Logan

    *This training will be held over two consecutive Saturdays*

    Saturday 17 & Saturday 24 February.

    Foundations of Community Organising:

    The training is based on the philosophy and practices developed by the Industrial Areas Foundation in over 65 years of successful organising experience. 

    This 2 day training institute will be held  from 9am-4pm on two days, Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 December.  It is necessary for all attendees to commit to attending both days. 

    Topics at the 2 Day Foundations training include:

    • Community Organising:  based on the history and tradition of our religious, union and community organisations
    • Relational Organising:  individual relational meetings, listening assemblies, research, negotiation and action
    • Strengthening our Organisations: building a culture that is relational, action oriented and reflective/learning
    • Using Relational Power in the public sphere to take collaborative action on common issues

    There is no cost to attendees who are members of partner organisations in the Alliance, although we ask a $10 donation for lunch each day.

     

  • Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 09:00 AM through March 14, 2018
    TBC in Brisbane, Australia

    Foundations of Community Organising - March

    Foundations of Community Organising:

    The training is based on the philosophy and practices developed by the Industrial Areas Foundation in over 65 years of successful organising experience. 

    This 2 day training institute will be held  from 9am-4pm on two days, Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 December.  It is necessary for all attendees to commit to attending both days. 

    Topics at the 2 Day Foundations training include:

    • Community Organising:  based on the history and tradition of our religious, union and community organisations
    • Relational Organising:  individual relational meetings, listening assemblies, research, negotiation and action
    • Strengthening our Organisations: building a culture that is relational, action oriented and reflective/learning
    • Using Relational Power in the public sphere to take collaborative action on common issues

    There is no cost to attendees who are members of partner organisations in the Alliance, although we ask a $10 donation for lunch each day.

     

  • Thursday, April 19, 2018 at 09:00 AM through April 20, 2018
    TBC in Brisbane, Australia

    Foundations of Community Organising - April

    Foundations of Community Organising:

    The training is based on the philosophy and practices developed by the Industrial Areas Foundation in over 65 years of successful organising experience. 

    This 2 day training institute will be held  from 9am-4pm on two days, Wednesday 6 and Thursday 7 December.  It is necessary for all attendees to commit to attending both days. 

    Topics at the 2 Day Foundations training include:

    • Community Organising:  based on the history and tradition of our religious, union and community organisations
    • Relational Organising:  individual relational meetings, listening assemblies, research, negotiation and action
    • Strengthening our Organisations: building a culture that is relational, action oriented and reflective/learning
    • Using Relational Power in the public sphere to take collaborative action on common issues

    There is no cost to attendees who are members of partner organisations in the Alliance, although we ask a $10 donation for lunch each day.

     

  • Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 02:00 PM through May 31, 2018
    Mt St Benedict Centre in Pennant Hills, Australia

    National Training (Sydney)

     What is National Training?

    National Training is a 6-day residential community organising intensive course designed for people committed to understanding the craft of community organising and strengthening our alliance.

    It's for you if you want to play a key role in leading the activities of the Alliance inside your organisation and acting as a bridge between our member organisations.

    Nearly 80 people have participated in 6-day training through the Queensland Community Alliance since we started.

    The residential course builds a close community of leaders across participating civil society organisations that represent the diversity our communities in Sydney and Queensland.

    The 6-Day National Training is also open to those seeding new Alliances across Australia.

    Leaders are equipped with the tools they need to be more strategic and effective and to build and strengthen their organisations in the process. The course focuses on power, organisations, relationships and leadership.

    This 6-Day National Training begins at 3pm Sunday 26 May to 2pm Friday 1 June 2018.  

    The training is live-in residential and there are limited spaces.  If you wish to attend this program please complete the Expression of Interest form by 10 March 2018 and we'll be in touch.

    Pre-requisites for the 6 Day Training

    - Attended a 2-day Foundations of Community Organising training in either Brisbane or Sydney,
    - Endorsed by a partner organisation or invited by an Alliance organiser.

  • Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 09:00 AM through July 25, 2018
    TBC in Brisbane, Australia

    Foundations of Community Organising - July

    Foundations of Community Organising:

    The training is based on the philosophy and practices developed by the Industrial Areas Foundation in over 65 years of successful organising experience. 

    This 2 day training institute will be held  from 9am-4pm on two days, 24 and 25th July 2018.  It is necessary for all attendees to commit to attending both days. 

    Topics at the 2 Day Foundations training include:

    • Community Organising:  based on the history and tradition of our religious, union and community organisations
    • Relational Organising:  individual relational meetings, listening assemblies, research, negotiation and action
    • Strengthening our Organisations: building a culture that is relational, action oriented and reflective/learning
    • Using Relational Power in the public sphere to take collaborative action on common issues

    There is no cost to attendees who are members of partner organisations in the Alliance, although we ask a $10 donation for lunch each day.

     

  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 09:00 AM through October 25, 2018
    TBC in Brisbane, Australia

    Foundations of Community Organising - Oct

    Foundations of Community Organising:

    The training is based on the philosophy and practices developed by the Industrial Areas Foundation in over 65 years of successful organising experience. 

    This 2 day training institute will be held  from 9am-4pm on two days, Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 October.  It is necessary for all attendees to commit to attending both days. 

    Topics at the 2 Day Foundations training include:

    • Community Organising:  based on the history and tradition of our religious, union and community organisations
    • Relational Organising:  individual relational meetings, listening assemblies, research, negotiation and action
    • Strengthening our Organisations: building a culture that is relational, action oriented and reflective/learning
    • Using Relational Power in the public sphere to take collaborative action on common issues

    There is no cost to attendees who are members of partner organisations in the Alliance, although we ask a $10 donation for lunch each day.

     

  • Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 02:00 PM through November 16, 2018

    National Training 2018 (Bris)

    What is the National Training?

    The National Training program is a 6-day, residential course into community organising for people committed to understanding the craft of community organising – who want to play a key role in leading the activities of the Alliance inside their organisation and acting as a bridge between our member organisations.

    The residential course builds a close community of leaders across participating civil society organisations that represent the diversity our communities in Sydney and Queensland.  The 6-Day National Training is also open to those seeding new Alliances across Australia.

    Leaders are equipped with the tools they need to be more strategic and effective and to build and strengthen their organisations in the process. The course focuses on power, organisations, relationships and leadership.

    This 6 Day National Training will be from 3pm Sunday 11 November to 2pm Friday 16 November 2018.  The training is live-in residential and there are limited spaces.  If you wish to attend this program please complete the Expression of Interest form by 1 November 2018.

    Pre-requisites for the 6 Day Training

    - Attended a 2-day Foundations of Community Organising training.
    - Endorsed by a partner organisation or invited by an Alliance organiser in Sydney or Brisbane.


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