Alliance training calendar

Here are the links to our upcoming community organising training.

  • 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.

     

  • Monday, August 06, 2018 at 06:30 PM · 8 rsvps
    St. Bartholomew's Anglican Church , 1357 Logan Road

    Mt Gravatt Assembly

    We're continuing to act for the common good in Mt Gravatt to secure outcomes for social isolation. People are slipping through the cracks with dire consequences. 

    It's time to come together to use people power for a better, stronger southside region. 

    We'll be seeking commitments from decision makers to improve the issues we've been working on.  We know they'll respond if you're there. Will you join us?

    6.30pm for food. 7pm start

  • Monday, August 13, 2018 at 05:30 PM
    Glebe Rd Uniting Church

    Ipswich Revitalisation

    Come and be part of taking action to build a better Ipswich. We will be listening to stories of the real on the ground situation in Ipswich, and making decisions together about what actions we will take. 

  • Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 04:00 PM · 1 rsvp
    Bracken Ridge

    QLD Employment Forum

  • 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.

     

  • Wednesday, November 07, 2018 at 06:00 PM · 1 rsvp
    Mt Gravatt TBC

    2018 Accountability Assembly

    This is our key public action this year!

    We will be demanding action on our asks on the Queensland Government around aged care, the NDIS, exploitative employment and vocational education and training.

    We'll be gathering in big numbers in Mt Gravatt, at a venue to be confirmed, but RSVP and mark the date now.

  • Sunday, November 11, 2018 at 02:00 PM through November 16, 2018 · 1 rsvp

    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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